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Q: Which health care model does India have?

  • 0%
    Bismarck model
  • 0%
    Beveridge Model
  • 45.5%
    The National Health Insure Model
  • 54.5%
    Out-of-Pocket Model

Read more in Module 5

Q: Which health care model’s main characteristic is one in which those that provide healthcare services operate independently of the government, the only payer in the system is a national insurance program that every citizen of the country pays into?

  • 0%
    Bismarck model
  • 0%
    Beveridge Model
  • 0%
    The National Health Insure Model
  • 100%
    Out-of-Pocket Model

Read more in Module 5

Q: Which health care model is described by the hospitals and health care providers being all private entities and so are the health insurance providers?

  • 9.5%
    Bismarck model
  • 0%
    Beveridge Model
  • 61.9%
    The National Health Insure Model
  • 28.6%
    Out-of-Pocket Model

Read more in Module 5

Q: According to a study, ______% of those who called themselves “doctors” in India do not have a medical degree.

  • 0%
    21%
  • 21.9%
    31%
  • 53.1%
    41%
  • 25%
    51%

Read more in Module 4

Q: Which of the following are ways poverty can have a negative impact on health?

  • 5.9%
    Poor quality food
  • 5.9%
    Difficulty accessing water
  • 0%
    Poor air quality
  • 88.2%
    All of the above

Read more in Module 4

Q: Only one in _____ citizens of Indian has a form of health insurance.

  • 0%
    Five
  • 0%
    Six
  • 33.3%
    Eight
  • 66.7%
    Ten

Read more in Module 4

Q: In India, some _____% of all spending on health care is now private, excluding many people from accessing it.

  • 0%
    50%
  • 40%
    65%
  • 20%
    80%
  • 40%
    95%

Read more in Module 4

Q: Globally, how many deaths are attributed to physical inactivity?

  • 14.3%
    Five Percent
  • 57.1%
    Six Percent
  • 10.7%
    Ten Percent
  • 17.9%
    Twenty Percent

Read more in Module 3

Q: In 2010 what was the estimated number of overweight children under the age of five on a global scale?

  • 0%
    20 million
  • 0%
    38 million
  • 0%
    40 million
  • 0%
    42 million

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Q: According to the World Health Organizations: "Unhealthy diets and ___________________are key risk factors for the major noncommunicable diseases such as cardiovascular (heart) diseases, cancer, and diabetes."

  • 66.7%
    Physical inactivity
  • 0%
    Substance abuse
  • 0%
    Smoking
  • 33.3%
    All of the above

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Q: Which of the following are reasons how population restricts access to health care?

  • 33.3%
    The rapid growth in population is stressing health care resources.
  • 11.1%
    Population is growing fastest and health care tends to be even less available in developing nations.
  • 0%
    There are more older people, who typically have a greater need for health care.
  • 55.6%
    All of the above

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Q: What is the most populous country in the world?

  • 44.4%
    China
  • 22.2%
    India
  • 22.2%
    Japan
  • 11.1%
    Korea

Read more in Module 2

Q: Since 1900 how much has the world’s population increased?

  • 0%
    225 percent
  • 0%
    305 percent
  • 100%
    422 percent
  • 0%
    550 percent

Read more in Module 2

Q: What percentage of the world's children live in malaria-endemic countries?

  • 0%
    10%
  • 0%
    30%
  • 66.7%
    40%
  • 33.3%
    75%

Read more in Module 1

Q: What mathematical concept was created in India?

  • 60%
    Zero
  • 0%
    Absolute value
  • 20%
    Square root
  • 20%
    Variable

Read more in Module 1

Q: India is considered to be the birth place for two of the world's great religions- Hinduism and ________?

  • 6.7%
    Christianity
  • 20%
    Muslim
  • 0%
    Lutheran
  • 73.3%
    Buddhism

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Q: Which of the following is NOT one of the four classes of carbon based molecules that make up all living cells and tissue?

  • 100%
    Nucleic atoms
  • 0%
    Proteins
  • 0%
    Carbohydrates
  • 0%
    Lipids

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Q: Who was the creator of the periodic table as we know it today?

  • 0%
    Antoine Lavoisier
  • 0%
    Aleksei Chichibabin
  • 0%
    Dmitri Chernov
  • 100%
    Dmitri Mendeleev

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Q: When athletes are exercising, what craving are extremely important to pay attention to?

  • 0%
    Sweet cravings
  • 100%
    Salt cravings
  • 0%
    Bitter cravings
  • 0%
    Sour cravings

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Q: Who was the Greek philosopher that first suggested that matter is composed of elemental particles?

  • 0%
    Empodocles
  • 0%
    Anaximander
  • 100%
    Aristotle
  • 0%
    Democritus

Read more in Module 2

Q: Hydrogen, oxygen, carbon and nitrogen are a few of the more recognizable elements. How many known elements are there?

  • 66.7%
    115
  • 22.2%
    250
  • 11.1%
    1,000
  • 0%
    3,555

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Q: Lakes that do not drain into the sea and do not shed their mineral salts, but collect them are called...

  • 0%
    Fresh water lakes
  • 75%
    Terminal lakes
  • 25%
    Meromictic lakes
  • 0%
    Periglacial lakes

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Q: The population of Bolivia is ethnically diverse, but what descent are the majority of Bolivians?

  • 0%
    Croatian
  • 25%
    Spanish
  • 0%
    European
  • 75%
    Aboriginal

Read more in Module 1

Q: How many degrees below the equator does the country of Bolivia sit?

  • 20%
    5
  • 66.7%
    10
  • 6.7%
    25
  • 6.7%
    45

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Q: The human population increased in the 20th century from 1.6 billion to 6.1 billion. While the population increased, world food production changed in what manner?

  • 50%
    Food production decreased by 15% per person
  • 0%
    It remained unchanged
  • 25%
    Food production increased by 17% per person
  • 25%
    Fast food solved world health issues

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Q: Almost 900 known species have been declared extinct over the last 500 years. Given that the majority of organisms on Earth have not been cataloged, scientists believe this number represents the tip of the iceberg. Considering the proportion of undocumented species, it is possible that in the last 100 years that up to how many extinction have occurred?

  • 40%
    1,800
  • 0%
    5,000
  • 40%
    50,000
  • 20%
    2 million

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Q: Human beings like all other organisms’ benefit from the diversity of life on earth. These benefits, called ecosystem services (see: ecosystem services), provide humans with the core necessities of life. Which of the following is not provided by ecosystem services?

  • 4.9%
    The capture of the suns energy
  • 70.7%
    The production of nitrogen fertilizer
  • 19.5%
    The regulation of climate
  • 4.9%
    The creation of oxygen

Read more in Module 9

Q: The energy that enables life is captured from the sun by algae, plants and bacteria through:

  • 0%
    Diversification
  • 60%
    Photosynthesis
  • 20%
    The sustainable use of ecosystem services
  • 20%
    Solar cells

Read more in Module 9

Q: The single biggest driver of loss of biodiversity is:

  • 29.5%
    Human population growth
  • 18.7%
    Pollution
  • 6.6%
    Carbon Monoxide (CO)
  • 45.2%
    Deforestation

Read more in Module 9

Q: The fifth and most recent mass extinction (Cretaceous-Tertiary) occurred 65 million years ago, and resulted in the extinction of the dinosaurs. It is thought to have been caused by?

  • 9.4%
    The collision of tectonic plates
  • 34.1%
    Volcanic activity
  • 42.4%
    A meteor
  • 14.1%
    An ice age

Read more in Module 8

Q: The first genetically modified food to end up on supermarket shelves was a brand of ?

  • 12%
    Soya Bean
  • 47.4%
    Tobacco
  • 12.5%
    Sugar beet
  • 28.1%
    Tomato

Read more in Module 7

Q: What organism is considered the most successful invasive species of all?

  • 33.9%
    The cockroach
  • 21%
    Witch grass
  • 9.7%
    The brown tree snake
  • 35.5%
    The human being

Read more in Module 6

Q: Which exotic species is damaging the flood plains of the Amazon?

  • 13.3%
    The brown tree snake
  • 44.4%
    The water buffalo
  • 4.4%
    The pigmy elephant
  • 37.8%
    The Asian carp

Read more in Module 6

Q: Which of the following statements are true?

  • 24%
    There is greater genetic variation in chicken populations than ever before.
  • 40%
    There are 20 breeds of chicken on the critically endangered species list.
  • 24%
    Through breeding programs the number of chicken breeds worldwide has increased in the past 20 years.
  • 12%
    Larger chickens have been bred by mating them with turkeys.

Read more in Module 7

Q: The Holocene extinction started about 10,000 years ago. This roughly corresponds to the human invention of?

  • 40%
    Agriculture
  • 30%
    Genetic engineering
  • 10%
    Manned space flight
  • 20%
    Algebra

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Q: Estimates are that 40% of all animal extinctions (for which the cause of extinction is known) since the 17th century have been caused by?

  • 5.7%
    Exotic Species
  • 22.6%
    Climate change
  • 20.8%
    Habitat transformation
  • 50.9%
    Pollution

Read more in Module 5

Q: Studies have demonstrated a link between the loss of biodiversity and increased rates of what disease?

  • 32.6%
    Lyme disease
  • 11.6%
    Pernicious anemia
  • 37.2%
    Obesity
  • 18.6%
    Diabetes

Read more in Module 4

Q: The Nile River feeds into what body of water?

  • 14.3%
    The Red Sea
  • 7.1%
    The Indian Ocean
  • 71.4%
    The Mediterranean Sea
  • 7.1%
    The Caspian Sea

Read more in Module 6

Q: Twelve species of animals provide what percent of the protein consumed globally?

  • 27.8%
    10%
  • 22.2%
    30%
  • 16.7%
    70%
  • 33.3%
    90%

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Q: According to the United Nations what percent of the worlds land surface is used for agriculture?

  • 45.5%
    5%
  • 45.5%
    25%
  • 9.1%
    45%
  • 0%
    60%

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Q: Worldwide there are five principal causes of biodiversity loss. Two of them are habitat transformation and climate change. Which of the following is not a principle cause of biodiversity loss?

  • 9.1%
    Pollution
  • 27.3%
    Over-exploitation
  • 18.2%
    Bioaccumulation
  • 45.5%
    Exotic Species

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Q: Quinine was the first effective treatment against malaria, and its medicinal properties were discovered by the Quechua Indians of Peru. Where did they find Quinine?

  • 20%
    In the root of the mangrove bush
  • 20%
    In the venom of the poison dark frog
  • 55%
    In the bark of the cinchona tree
  • 5%
    In the entrails of the scarab beetle

Read more in Module 4

Q: Which of the following is not considered a principle category of biodiversity?

  • 28.6%
    Genetic Diversity
  • 71.4%
    Climate Diversity
  • 0%
    Diversity of Species
  • 0%
    Ecosystem Diversity

Read more in Module 1

Q: The majority of animal species in the Amazon are?

  • 89.5%
    Insects
  • 5.3%
    Mammals
  • 5.3%
    Amphibians
  • 0%
    Fish

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Q: Scientists can estimate the age of the Earth using a technique called?

  • 15.2%
    Isometric Evaluation
  • 39.1%
    They count the rings in the Earth's Core
  • 19.6%
    Radio Frequency Emanation
  • 26.1%
    Radiometric Dating

Read more in Module 2

Q: Which of the following statements is true?

  • 0%
    The fish in the Atlantic Ocean have a much smaller range of habitat than the fish in the Amazon River
  • 0%
    There are more whales in the Amazon river basin than in the Atlantic Ocean
  • 33.3%
    It is said that the number of species of fish in the Amazon exceeds the number found in the entire Atlantic Ocean
  • 66.7%
    The rare lemming fish of the Amazon is known for launching itself over waterfalls

Read more in Module 2

Q: Tropical Rainforests cover 6% of the world's terrestrial surface. What percent of life on the planet do they host?

  • 0%
    5%
  • 20%
    25%
  • 0%
    37%
  • 80%
    50%

Read more in Module Intro.

Q: The United Nation has declared 2010 the...?

  • 10%
    Year of Global Warming
  • 80%
    International Year of Biodiversity
  • 0%
    International Year of Earthquake Prevention
  • 10%
    International Year of Affleck

Read more in Module Intro.