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Vocabulary Reading: Sickness and Health


Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Why did Ben go to the doctor’s?
a.
He went for a regular health check up.
c.
He was having trouble controling his diabetes.
b.
He had cold-like symptoms.
d.
His eyes were bothering him.
 

 2. 

What is diabetes?
a.
a disease that stops the body from turning food into energy
c.
a heart problem
b.
not being able to see
d.
a kidney problem
 

 3. 

How can Ben control his diabetes?
a.
by eating more sugar
c.
by eating fruits high in sugar
b.
by not eating sugar
d.
by drinking more water
 

 4. 

What does the doctor tell  Ben that he will likely have to do in the future?
a.
visit the doctor regularly
c.
give himself shots with a needle
b.
keep his weight down
d.
raise money for Diabetes research
 

 5. 

What could happen to Ben if he doesn’t control his Diabetes?
a.
He could go into a coma.
c.
He could lose his job.
b.
He could  age more quickly.
d.
He could lose his driver’s license.
 

 6. 

Which of these problems would not result from diabetes?
a.
blindness
c.
heart problems
b.
kidney problems
d.
deafness
 

 7. 

Is there a cure for diabetes?
a.
Yes.
b.
Not yet.
 
 
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