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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did Dr. Nuland’s grandmother eventually die from?
(b) Myocardial infarction.
(c) A stroke.
2. What fifteenth century printer is quoted in the Introduction as having described the art of dying as “the craft for to deye for the helthe of mannessowle”?
(a) Rainer Maria Rilke.
(b) William Caxton.
(c) Charles Kingsley.
(d) James Cowles Prichard.
3. All but how many names were changed in the stories shared by the author in How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter?
4. How old was James McCarty when he was admitted to the university hospital where Dr. Nuland worked?
5. The upper chambers of the human heart are referred to by what name?
Short Answer Questions
1. Horace Giddens is described by Dr. Nuland as what in Chapter 2?
2. What refers to the process by which the ability to grow new cells or perform exchanges in muscle, cells, or molecules becomes impossible?
3. Who was the first physician to correctly diagnose myocardial infarction?
4. At what age had Irv Lipsiner suffered a small heart attack, according to the author in Chapter 1?
5. According to Dr. Nuland in Chapter 3, the molecules in a living organism are what?
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