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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When was the CDC founded?
(a) 1925.
(b) 1942.
(c) 1867.
(d) 1984.

2. When was the term antibiotic first coined?
(a) 1906.
(b) 1966.
(c) 1942.
(d) 1927.

3. The discovery of penicillin is attributed to what Scottish scientist?
(a) Friedrich Miescher.
(b) Fred Murphy.
(c) Harold Jaffe.
(d) Alexander Fleming.

4. The author of the book's Preface discusses how our time in history will be tracked by newly emerging epidemics such as __________.
(a) HIV.
(b) Malaria.
(c) Yellow fever.
(d) Dengue fever.

5. The first polio vaccine was developed by Jonas Salk and first tested in what year?
(a) 1952.
(b) 1935.
(c) 1940.
(d) 1960.

6. What leader in infectious disease was called in to test the deadly virus against samples of thousands of viruses in his lab in Chapter 3: "Monkey Kidneys and the Ebbing Tides"?
(a) Clint Nyamurkunge.
(b) Uwe Brinkmann.
(c) Jodi Casals.
(d) Daniel Elmer Salmon.

7. In what country was Jordi Casals born?
(a) France.
(b) Italy.
(c) Spain.
(d) Egypt.

8. In the book's Preface, the author writes that the vulnerability of the world is increased due to which of the following?
(a) Isolation of populations.
(b) Human evolution.
(c) Modern travel.
(d) Decreased populations.

9. Kent Campbell began testing whom for the Lassa virus in Chapter 4?
(a) German soldiers.
(b) Irish nuns.
(c) Canadian hospital workers.
(d) Iranian refugees.

10. Where did Ron MacKenzie return after taking blood samples in Bolivia in Chapter 1: "Machupo"?
(a) Ecuador.
(b) Panama.
(c) Brazil.
(d) Argentina.

11. Who wrote the Preface to The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance?
(a) Johnathan Mann.
(b) Laurie Garrett
(c) Uwe Brinkmann.
(d) Fred Murphy.

12. In what year did a type of swine flu strike in Texas simultaneously with another less deadly strain?
(a) 1876.
(b) 1776.
(c) 1976.
(d) 1967.

13. When does the author write that the Institute of Medicine convened a panel to discuss the severity of a microbial threat to United States citizens in the Introduction?
(a) 1991.
(b) 1969.
(c) 1977.
(d) 1985.

14. In Chapter 4: "Into the Woods," the author writes that Uwe Brinkmann, Bernhard Mandrella, Adam Cargill, and three nurses were taken to an isolated facility in which location?
(a) Thailand.
(b) Germany.
(c) New York.
(d) Spain.

15. In what year was Joe McCormick in Brazil overseeing a massive meningitis outbreak?
(a) 1985.
(b) 1974.
(c) 1978.
(d) 1981.

Short Answer Questions

1. Ron MacKenzie and Karl Johnson both thought the Bolivian disease was much like a Latin American virus called what in Chapter 1: "Machupo"?

2. Where did Uwe Brinkmann go after being released from a holding facility in Chapter 4?

3. In the Introduction, Laurie Garrett discusses the experiences of her uncle who was a doctor in what year?

4. Who worked with Patricia Webb on the Ebola virus in the CDC's laboratory?

5. After his work with famine relief efforts, Uwe Brinkmann was dubbed by Germans as a __________.

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