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GACE Health Education: Basics of Disease & Immunity Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The cancer in Maya's breasts have spread to her liver and lungs. This is an example of:

Question 2 2. Which of the following comparisons of primary disease and secondary disease is TRUE?

Question 3 3. What is the difference between an acute disease and a chronic disease?

Question 4 4. Strep throat is an example of a _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following groups is an example of systemic diseases?

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Question 6 6. If you go to the doctor because you are sick and the doctor warns you to limit your contact with other people and stay away from school or work, what kind of disease can you assume you have?

Question 7 7. A disease is

Question 8 8. What kind of disease can be spread from person to person?

Question 9 9. What is the difference between a communicable disease and a noncommunicable disease?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is not a factor in developing a noncommunicable disease?

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Question 11 11. A molecule which does not cause an immune reaction unless attached to a protein is known as a:

Question 12 12. Known as the father of immunology, what was Edward Jenner's main contribution to the science of immunology?

Question 13 13. Immune tolerance is a concept which:

Question 14 14. Harry gets a vaccine for the measles as a child. This vaccine is designed to stimulate an immune response. Specifically, the vaccine is intended to train what part of our immune system to know and fight off the measles in the future?

Question 15 15. Jen is infected with a virus. This virus is easily and quickly defeated in her body; she never needed to be vaccinated for it beforehand. What accomplished the defeat of Jen's virus?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a problem that a person with bad personal hygiene may encounter?

Question 17 17. What are pinworms?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is an example of bad personal hygiene?

Question 19 19. The science, practice, maintenance, and preservation of health and well-being through cleanliness is known as:

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a good example of good personal hygiene?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a type of pathogen that can enter its host and multiply in order to cause an infection?

Question 22 22. How can a person's immune system contribute to symptoms of disease?

Question 23 23. Eileen kept having recurring cases of strep throat and was missing a lot of school. Her mother found out that Eileen's teacher had been letting the students get drinks from the water fountain with cups brought from home. The children were reusing the cups and never taking time to wash them. The cup in Eileen's desk contained the _____ for her strep throat.

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a disease NOT caused by an infection?

Question 25 25. Gabriel has full-blown AIDS. He has recently contracted Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) due to his weakened immune system. Gabriel's KS is an example of a(an) _____.

GACE Health Education: Basics of Disease & Immunity Chapter Exam Instructions

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