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Immune Disorders & Infections Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The relative ability to cause disease is known as _____.

Question 2 2. Wearing a condom _____.

Question 3 3. Getting sick with the flu will lead to:

Question 4 4. HIV is a type of:

Question 5 5. An overactive thyroid gland is consistent with which of the following diseases?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT an example of an allergen?

Question 7 7. A U.S. zoo that is home to a group of Western Lowland Gorillas receives a new gorilla from Cameroon. Three weeks later, one of the zoo's chimpanzees that resides in an enclosure next to the gorillas becomes ill and dies two weeks later. The rest of the zoo's chimpanzees are also sick with a virus which cannot be identified. However, none of the gorillas are sick. Which of the following is the most likely explanation?

Question 8 8. HIV destroys:

Question 9 9. Which of the following viruses is most commonly linked to causing cervical cancer?

Question 10 10. Why are there so many different kinds of antibiotics?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Every September, Mary receives an annual influenza vaccine as a preventative measure against illness. Mary's vaccination is an example of:

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a reason why booster shots are given?

Question 14 14. A molecule which does not cause an immune reaction unless attached to a protein is known as a:

Question 15 15. _____ occurs when a microbe acquires a gene that allows it to resist the effects of a drug.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT true of the adaptive immune system?

Question 17 17. It is springtime, and all of the trees and flowers are starting to bloom. Regan has been sneezing several times after first waking up in the morning, her eyes are itchy and watery, and she has a runny nose and postnasal drip. Reagan is experiencing _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is not a type of commercially available vaccine?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a property of the innate immune system?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements is true regarding HIV and genital herpes?

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Question 21 21. A disinfectant:

Question 22 22. What does an antiseptic do?

Question 23 23. Which of the following historical events occurred before the others?

Question 24 24. What is a term for mosquitoes transmitting a disease such as the Zika virus?

Question 25 25. Why are asthma symptoms commonly treated with corticosteroids or bronchodilators?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following STDs can be prevented by a vaccine?

Question 27 27. The common cold is caused by a:

Question 28 28. Why is antibiotic overuse such a serious problem?

Question 29 29. Immune tolerance is a concept which:

Question 30 30. Genes that encode for virulence factors are _____, and _____ are proteins that make pathogens more virulent.

Immune Disorders & Infections Chapter Exam Instructions

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