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Senior Quick Quiz—12

Take this quiz to test your knowledge and learn more about staying well.

Answers appear below.

Which of the following can cause symptoms that mimic dementia?

malnutritiondrug interactions or overdosesheart, lung and certain glandular diseasesall of the above

Presbycusis is a type of:

gum diseaseskin infectionhearing losslung disease

One way to help safely relieve constipation is to:

increase physical activitycut back on fiber-rich foodsuse laxatives frequentlyeat more dairy, such as ice cream and cheese

Which of the following is not a sign of hypothermia, or an abnormally low body temperature?

slurred speechflushed skinanger or confusionpuffy or swollen face

You should take a multivitamin because as you age:

your body absorbs less vitamin B12 from food sourcesyour body’s ability to produce vitamin D from sunlight decreasesvitamin E may help reduce your heart disease riskall of the above

ANSWERS: 1.D, 2.B, 3.D, 4.D, 5.C