EXERCISES: LESSON 2
INSTRUCTIONS. The following exercises are to be answered by marking the lettered
response that best answers the question, or best completes the incomplete statement,
or by writing the answer in the space provided. After you have completed all the
exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the end of the lesson and check your
What are two general reasons for taking a patient's temperature?
A person's temperature is considered to be within the "normal" temperature
range if his body temperature is between ________ F and ________ F.
The average body temperature (measured orally) is ___________.
The part of the brain that controls the body's heat regulating mechanisms is
called the _____________________.
Which type of thermometer will measure a patient's temperature faster?
a. Electric thermometer.
b. Glass thermometer.
What is the temperature reading of the Fahrenheit thermometer shown below?