ScienceFusion The Human Body Unit 2.2: Infectious Disease Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following viruses is NOT typically treated with antiviral drugs?

Question 2 2. Why was the discovery of germ theory so important?

Question 3 3. Why are viruses NOT technically alive?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a type of helminth?

Question 5 5. Walter was recently diagnosed with a case of genital warts stemming from the human papillomavirus. Which of the following courses of treatment may his physician prescribe?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following BEST illustrates a vehicle of disease transmission?

Question 7 7. Why are there so many different kinds of antibiotics?

Question 8 8. How is Malaria spread?

Question 9 9. Which type of infection does your gut have that helps with digestion?

Question 10 10. All of the following are examples of fomites EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. How is the nucleoside analog, acyclovir, effective at treating cold sores and genital herpes?

Question 12 12. What does the drug Tamiflu (oseltamivir) actually do?

Question 13 13. How do vectors differ from fomites?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a reason why booster shots are given?

Question 15 15. How does horizontal disease transmission differ from vertical disease transmission?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT an infectious agent?

Question 17 17. Why is it difficult to treat viruses using drugs?

Question 18 18. Which of the following reflects disease transmission by direct contact?

Question 19 19. Which of the following historical events occurred before the others?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is not a type of commercially available vaccine?

ScienceFusion The Human Body Unit 2.2: Infectious Disease Chapter Exam Instructions

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