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Question 1: Medical complications associated with fast-induced starvation include electrolyte imbalances, thinning hair, lanugo, ________ and renal failure.
Atrial fibrillationSupraventricular tachycardiaMyocardial infarctionCardiac dysrhythmia

Question 2: Fasting is primarily the act of willingly abstaining from some or all ________, drink, or both, for a period of time.
FoodMedieval cuisineCookingMeat

Question 3: Individuals in mainline ________ denominations undertake both short and extended fasts as they believe the Holy Spirit leads them.
CatholicismChristianityPentecostalismOneness Pentecostalism

Question 4: ________ is a form of fasting practiced in some parts of India where married women undertake a fast for the well-being, prosperity, and longevity of their husbands.
Hindu calendarKarwa ChauthPunjab (India)Diwali

Question 5: In ________, the political and religious leader Mahatma Gandhi undertook several long fasts as political and social protests.
Presidencies and provinces of British IndiaBengal PresidencyBritish EmpireBritish Raj

Question 6: Additionally, certain medical tests, such as ________ testing (lipid panel) or certain blood glucose measurements require fasting for several hours so that a baseline can be established.
AtherosclerosisLow-density lipoproteinCholesterolTrans fat

Question 7: Fasting in the month of Ramadan is one of the ________, and thus one of the most important acts of Islamic worship.
HajjMosqueFive Pillars of IslamMuhammad

Question 8: The Afterfeast of Pentecost-the period from Pentecost Sunday until the Sunday of ________, inclusive.
All SaintsGermanyHungaryItaly

Question 9: Another form of fasting is ________, the Jain religious ritual of voluntary death by fasting.
Indian religionsJainismKarmaSanthara

Question 10: With exception of the fifty days following Easter in the ________ fish is not allowed during Lent, or on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Baramon days.
Coptic historyArmenian Apostolic ChurchGreek Orthodox Church of JerusalemCoptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria

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