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Immune Disorders & Infectious Conditions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The process of enabling people to increase control over their health and its determinants and thereby improve their health is know as:

Question 2 2. The following is an example of a primary disease prevention strategy:

Question 3 3.

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 4 4. What is an example of sanitation?

Question 5 5. 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) _____.

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Question 6 6. A virus that infects a bacteria is known as a(n):

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a type of pathogen that can enter its host and multiply in order to cause an infection?

Question 8 8. A molecule which does not cause an immune reaction unless attached to a protein is known as a:

Question 9 9. Graft-Versus-Host Disease occurs as a result of:

Question 10 10. CVID stands for:

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Question 11 11. The following is an example of a tertiary prevention strategy:

Question 12 12. A disease is present in a population or geographic region at consistent levels and periods of time is:

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT an example of an allergen?

Question 14 14. Wearing a condom _____.

Question 15 15. Which of the following results in the destruction of the myelin sheath in the central nervous system?

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Question 16 16. Ringworm is a disease caused by:

Question 17 17. An overactive thyroid gland is consistent with which of the following diseases?

Question 18 18. Why are asthma symptoms commonly treated with corticosteroids or bronchodilators?

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. Severe combined immunodeficiency:

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Question 21 21. 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 _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following are present in ALL virions?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a reason why booster shots are given?

Question 24 24. Linda has been suffering on a recurring basis from diarrhea and vomiting that does not appear to be linked to consumption of any particular type of food. She has been considering seeing a doctor because the symptoms do not appear to be going away on their own. What type of autoimmune disease may she be developing?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a disease NOT caused by an infection?

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Question 26 26. Malaria is _____ to Africa but not to England.

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

Question 28 28. Getting sick with the flu will lead to:

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. How can a person's immune system contribute to symptoms of disease?

Immune Disorders & Infectious Conditions Chapter Exam Instructions

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