1) You are told about a drug that reduces
heart attack risks for people in the age group of your parents.

It costs $5000 per year.

How likely are you to recommend it to your parents if it
reduces heart attack deaths by 50% per year?

A)
recommend it

B)
neutral

C)
oppose it

2) This question addresses false-positive rates for an HIV
test.

We want to know the chance you actually have HIV given a
positive test result.

You are given the following averages for people in your
age-risk group:

1% are infected

99% are __not__
infected

95% is the chance
of testing positive if you are infected by HIV

2%
is the chance of testing positive if you are not infected with HIV

If you get a
positive lab test, the chance that you HAVE HIV is nearly

A)
99%

B)
98%

C)
95%

D)
2/3 (67%)

E)
1/3 (33%)

F)
1%