GACE Health Education: Basics of Disease & Immunity Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the difference between an acute disease and a chronic disease?

Question 2 2. Which of the following groups is an example of systemic diseases?

Question 3 3. Which of the following comparisons of primary disease and secondary disease is TRUE?

Question 4 4. The cancer in Maya's breasts have spread to her liver and lungs. This is an example of:

Question 5 5. Strep throat is an example of a _____.

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Question 6 6. A molecule which does not cause an immune reaction unless attached to a protein is known as a:

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. Immune tolerance is a concept which:

Question 9 9. 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?

Question 10 10. Known as the father of immunology, what was Edward Jenner's main contribution to the science of immunology?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. What kind of disease can be spread from person to person?

Question 13 13. What is the difference between a communicable disease and a noncommunicable disease?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is not a factor in developing a noncommunicable disease?

Question 15 15. A disease is

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Question 16 16. How can a person's immune system contribute to symptoms of disease?

Question 17 17. 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) _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a disease NOT caused by an infection?

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. Which of the following is a type of pathogen that can enter its host and multiply in order to cause an infection?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a good example of good personal hygiene?

Question 22 22. What are pinworms?

Question 23 23. The science, practice, maintenance, and preservation of health and well-being through cleanliness is known as:

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a problem that a person with bad personal hygiene may encounter?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is an example of bad personal hygiene?

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

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