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Diseases & the Immune System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following STDs can be prevented by a vaccine?

Question 2 2.

John decided to consult a doctor after detecting the following symptoms:

1. A yellowish green discharge from his penis.

2. Pain in his testicles.

3. A burning sensation during urination.

John is most likely to be diagnosed with:

Question 3 3. A molecule which does not cause an immune reaction unless attached to a protein is known as a:

Question 4 4. Every September, Mary receives an annual influenza vaccine as a preventative measure against illness. Mary's vaccination is an example of:

Question 5 5. Which bacterium is known to cause pelvic inflammatory disease in women?

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Question 6 6. A disinfectant:

Question 7 7. What is the function of a viral envelope?

Question 8 8. Common variable immunodeficiency:

Question 9 9. What is an example of sanitation?

Question 10 10. Graft-Versus-Host Disease occurs as a result of:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is the best definition of a virion?

Question 12 12. Immune tolerance is a concept which:

Question 13 13. A viral capsid is composed of subunits called:

Question 14 14. Which of the following are present in ALL virions?

Question 15 15. Amy and Darrell are in a serious relationship and have decided to become intimate. They have both slept with other people previously and are concerned about contracting STDs. They openly discuss their sexual history and go together to get tested for STDs at a local health clinic. After receiving good news that neither of them have any STDs, they agree to be in a relationship where they will only be sexually active with each other. This is known as _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a property of the innate immune system?

Question 17 17. Which of these is the least effective strategy for reducing the risk of contracting an STD?

Question 18 18. You examine the health statistics from the past five years for X country. The data reveals an average of 3,500 confirmed cases of Influenza B in the month of January for each of those years. This year, approximately 9,000 cases of Influenza B have been confirmed across the country for the month of January. This is considered an epidemic because:

Question 19 19. Sara is in the last trimester of her pregnancy. During this time, her body is transferring her antibodies to her baby. This action, which will temporarily protect the infant from disease, is an example of:

Question 20 20. A disease is present in a population or geographic region at consistent levels and periods of time is:

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Question 21 21. Known as the father of immunology, what was Edward Jenner's main contribution to the science of immunology?

Question 22 22. Viral nucleic acids that comprise a viral genome can be:

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements is true regarding HIV and genital herpes?

Question 24 24. Getting sick with the flu will lead to:

Question 25 25. Wearing a condom _____.

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Question 26 26. When he was six years old, Cody was infected with chicken pox. Since recovering, Cody has been immune to the disease. What has happened to Cody that would explain his immunity?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT true of the adaptive immune system?

Question 28 28. HIV destroys:

Question 29 29. Which of the following viruses is most commonly linked to causing cervical cancer?

Question 30 30. Why is abstinence the most effective way to protect yourself from contracting a sexually transmitted disease?

Diseases & the Immune System Chapter Exam Instructions

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