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Overview of RNA Viruses Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How is HIV diagnosed?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is the final stage of HIV?

Question 3 3. Some viruses of the Caliciviridae shape have a characteristic _____ appearance.

Question 4 4. Why are schools and cruise ships two examples of places the Norwalk virus is easily spread?

Question 5 5. Which two scientists were credited with the first rabies vaccine?

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Question 6 6. Hydrophobia that is due to rabies occurs because:

Question 7 7. How are fruit bats different from monkeys or humans infected with the Marburg virus?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a similarity of the Ebola virus and the Marburg virus?

Question 9 9. Health officials, dealing with an outbreak of a new virus, have classified it as an arbovirus. They hope to reduce its spread. Which of the following is the BEST approach for their efforts?

Question 10 10. Officials determine that a recent virus is most likely a Hantavirus due to its vector. MOST LIKELY, they have determined that the virus is being spread by _____.

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Question 11 11. How are astroviruses typically spread?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is true about chlorination?

Question 13 13. How is hepatitis C transmitted?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements about icterus is FALSE?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements about Eastern equine encephalitis is FALSE?

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Question 16 16. All of the following are ways rubella can be transmitted EXCEPT:

Question 17 17. What is the name for a specific combination of drugs used to control HIV?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is TRUE about HIV?

Question 19 19. Why is the Lassa virus dangerous?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements about the viruses of the Arenaviridae family is TRUE?

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Question 21 21. Why are people advised to get a flu vaccine each year?

Question 22 22. The Spanish flu of 1918 is an example of which of the following?

Question 23 23. Why are HIV and other similar viruses known as retroviruses?

Question 24 24. Candidiasis and tuberculosis are complications that may occur in people with AIDS. This is an example of:

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements about polio is FALSE?

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Question 26 26. How does Hepatitis A differentiate from Hepatitis B and C?

Question 27 27. The labile virus _____.

Question 28 28. Viruses of which family have a herringbone appearance?

Question 29 29. Which is a common early symptom of an HIV infection?

Question 30 30. The most common cause of viral gastroenteritis in the United States is a:

Overview of RNA Viruses Chapter Exam Instructions

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