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Introduction to Disease & Illness Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an example of a chronic illness?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a property of the adaptive immune system?

Question 3 3. How does horizontal disease transmission differ from vertical disease transmission?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is true of a physical disability?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is a disease NOT caused by an infection?

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Question 6 6. What information comes from a dose-response study?

Question 7 7. Which of the following BEST illustrates a vehicle of disease transmission?

Question 8 8. Vaccines protect against which disease-causing agent?

Question 9 9. Are women more likely to be affected by stress? Why or why not?

Question 10 10. Cultural hazards come from

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Lower socioeconomic is associated with all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. This type of toxicant is often used in chemical weapons, and causes slurred speech, loss of muscle control, and death.

Question 14 14. Which of the following reflects disease transmission by direct contact?

Question 15 15. Why was the Affordable Care Act passed?

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Question 16 16. People who smoke cigarettes are at increased risk for lung cancer because cigarettes contain chemicals that are _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is true about your immune system?

Question 18 18. CVID stands for:

Question 19 19. Which is NOT a type of environmental hazard?

Question 20 20. What is Medicaid?

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Question 21 21. What does an antiseptic do?

Question 22 22. A type of health condition that results in limited mobility, speech, vision, or hearing is referred to as _____.

Question 23 23. Gary has recently started an exercise regimen; however, he notices that anytime he engages in a high intensity workout he has chest pains. Concerned, Gary went to visit his doctor who explained that Gary's heart wasn't receiving enough oxygen while working out. Gary's doctor diagnosed him with

Question 24 24. Which is NOT a chemical hazard?

Question 25 25. How is stress similar to battery acid?

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Question 26 26. Why is asbestos considered an environmental hazard?

Question 27 27. HIV destroys:

Question 28 28. Graft-Versus-Host Disease occurs as a result of:

Question 29 29. With this condition it is hard to empty your lungs of air.

Question 30 30. All of the following are examples of fomites EXCEPT:

Introduction to Disease & Illness Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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