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Communicable Disease Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What are bacteria?

Question 2 2. What is a virus?

Question 3 3. What are antibiotics?

Question 4 4. What is MRSA?

Question 5 5. Which of the following types of bacteria causes strep throat?

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Question 6 6. Which type of bacteria, normally found on your skin and one that doesn't cause problems in healthy people, is the one that's most likely to cause a skin infection if you get a cut or scrape?

Question 7 7. If you want to avoid food poisoning, cook your food thoroughly to kill any:

Question 8 8. Which of the following bacteria is most often associated with causing pneumonia?

Question 9 9. Which is FALSE about bacteria?

Question 10 10. What does it mean when a disease-causing agent is parasitic?

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Question 11 11. What differentiates a virus from bacteria?

Question 12 12. Vaccines protect against which disease-causing agent?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is the vector for malaria?

Question 14 14. Why is African Sleeping Sickness particularly hard to recover from?

Question 15 15. Protists are what kind of organism?

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Question 16 16. Giardiasis is contracted by _____.

Question 17 17. Malaria is caused by ________ and transmitted by ________.

Question 18 18. Which parasitic disease is commonly referred to as a food infection?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a fungal disease?

Question 20 20. Which type of lice is able to cause a disease?

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Question 21 21. What is the meaning of encephalitis?

Question 22 22. Shingles occurs when the virus that causes ______ becomes active again.

Question 23 23. Which viral infection is known as the kissing disease?

Question 24 24. Which virus causes shingles?

Question 25 25. How do viruses and bacteria differ?

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Question 26 26. Ringworm is a disease caused by:

Question 27 27. Lice are an example of:

Question 28 28. Yeasts are a type of:

Question 29 29. How do bacteria cause illness?

Question 30 30. Neisseria gonorrhoeae is a type of bacterium that causes:

Communicable Disease Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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