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RNA Viruses Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following viruses belongs to the Arenaviridae family?

Question 2 2. An insect or arachnid that transmits a disease-causing organism from one host to another is called an _____.

Question 3 3. The most common causes of viral gastroenteritis in the United States are the viruses in the _____ genus. 

Question 4 4. Infection with Hantavirus causes which of the following symptoms?

Question 5 5. Which of the following vaccines is used as a treatment rather than a prevention?

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Question 6 6. A serotype is defined as a set of microorganisms distinguished by their particular _____.

Question 7 7. Orthomyxoviridae family viruses have an enzyme called _____ that allows the virus to release itself from the host.

Question 8 8. Viruses that are susceptible to disinfectant agents, extreme temperatures and radiation are known as _____ viruses.

Question 9 9. HIV can undergo several types of mutations in order to _____.

Question 10 10. A disease that has the potential to be spread by an arthropod from an animal to a human is known as a(n) _____ disease.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following are two effective ways to prevent the spread of a virus?

Question 12 12. Viruses in the Arenaviridae family have a _____ genome.

Question 13 13. HIV is a _____ virus, which belongs to the _____ family.

Question 14 14. The Paramyxoviridae family includes the _____ viruses.

Question 15 15. Ebola virus causes _____ fever.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following health issues are observed in patients infected with Hepatitis A virus?

Question 17 17. HIV uses the enzymes _____ and _____ to replicate and proliferate.

RNA Viruses Chapter Exam Instructions

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