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Overview of Diseases & Pathogens Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Some cases of malaria require treatment by atovaquone and proguanil because

Question 2 2. Genes that encode for virulence factors are _____, and _____ are proteins that make pathogens more virulent.

Question 3 3. What is genetics?

Question 4 4. If an organism is unable to maintain homeostasis it __.

Question 5 5. When the human body requires water you feel __.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following picks up an antigen and presents it to a T cell?

Question 7 7. Which characteristic does Cancer NOT possess?

Question 8 8. A malignant neoplasm is also known as:

Question 9 9. What is true about infectious diseases?

Question 10 10. Metastasis refers to:

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Question 11 11. Yeasts are a type of:

Question 12 12. What does the XDR stand for in XDR tuberculosis?

Question 13 13. How does the poliovirus cause paralysis?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. A lymphocyte is a kind of:

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Question 16 16. The cell membrane _____.

Question 17 17. A benign tumor is:

Question 18 18. What is homeostasis?

Question 19 19. Both Chad and Paula were unknowingly infected with rabies from a raccoon on the same day. Chad started developing symptoms three days later, while Paula became ill one month after exposure. Why did it take longer for Paula to develop symptoms of the disease?

Question 20 20. Which of the following groups is an example of systemic diseases?

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Question 21 21. What does MRSA stand for?

Question 22 22. Which is FALSE about bacteria?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 24 24. The following answer choices are accurate statements?

Question 25 25. Vaccines protect against which disease-causing agent?

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Question 26 26. A disease that is rapid in onset, short in duration, and often severe and rapidly changing is known as a(n):

Question 27 27. A disease that results after and as a consequence of a primary disease is known as a(n):

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a 'link' in the chain of infection?

Question 29 29. The relative ability to cause disease is known as _____.

Question 30 30. Why does the cell membrane need to be fluid?

Overview of Diseases & Pathogens Chapter Exam Instructions

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