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Health and Society: Chapter 2

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the Submit my answers button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.



Multiple Choice Questions



Question 1:


a) Different disciplines ask different questions
b) Different disciplines have different ways of knowing
c) Different disciplines have varying analytical approaches
d) All of the above

Question 2:


a) People’s proximity to healthcare facilities
b) The role of migration patters on health
c) The role of institutional practices on health
d) Patterns of health inequities

Question 3:


a) Health Psychology
b) Sociology
c) Women’s Studies
d) Nursing

Question 4:


a) Researchers share goals and an overarching framework
b) Disciplinary boundaries remain in place
c) Researchers work beyond the limits of their field
d) Can be depicted by several overlapping circles

Question 5:


a) Many discrete disciplinary perspectives
b) Sharing of goals among researchers
c) A blurring of disciplinary boundaries
d) All of the above

Question 6:


a) To analyze the social aspects of aging
b) To understand the relationship between health professionals and their clients
c) Health professionals have no role in research
d) To understand traditional models of healing

Question 7:


a) There are no significant challenges
b) It limits flexibility in methodology
c) Negotiating which voices and perspective to use to guide research
d) Researchers all have separate goals

Question 8:


a) Raise awareness of a health issues
b) Transgress disciplinary perspectives
c) Disseminate knowledge and ideas about health to the public
d) All of the above

Question 9:


a) Informed consent
b) The right to die
c) How people think and behave in relation to health and illness
d) Both a and b

Question 10:


a) Ways in which academic researchers can work with community members to transcend disciplines
b) Conceptual fields
c) An examination of health care ethics
d) Using a single discipline to explore a particular health issue



True or False Questions



Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) True
b) False

Question 13:


a) True
b) False

Question 14:


a) True
b) False

Question 15:


a) True
b) False

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False