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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The term antibiotic was coined by whom?
(a) Selman Waksman.
(b) Gerald Kimbel.
(c) Steven Lyman.
(d) Roger Jamsek.

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

3. The outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in 1976 forced through the bills regarding _____________.
(a) Malaria.
(b) The Black Typhus.
(c) Toxic Shock Syndrome.
(d) Swine Flu.

4. What term refers to a disease created as a result of medical treatment?
(a) Retrovirus.
(b) Infection.
(c) Pandemic.
(d) Iatrogenic.

5. Human trials of Albert Sabin's oral polio vaccine began in what year?
(a) 1957.
(b) 1944.
(c) 1963.
(d) 1970.

6. After his work with famine relief efforts, Uwe Brinkmann was dubbed by Germans as a __________.
(a) Liberal.
(b) Communist.
(c) Federalist.
(d) Conservative.

7. Dr. Jeanette Troup was working in _____________ when an outbreak of the Lassa virus occurred.
(a) Lusaka.
(b) Monrovia.
(c) Kinshasha.
(d) Jos.

8. Jordi Casals proved that the Lassa virus was spread through ______________.
(a) Rodents.
(b) Cats.
(c) Roaches.
(d) Ants.

9. What concept stated that as nations moved out of poverty and basic needs were met, scientists could use pharmaceutical and chemical tools to wipe out parasites, bacteria, and viruses?
(a) The Wealthy Cleansing.
(b) Healthy Investments.
(c) Banking on Doctors.
(d) The Health Transition.

10. In the Introduction, Laurie Garrett discusses the experiences of her uncle who was a doctor in what year?
(a) 1957.
(b) 1932.
(c) 1914.
(d) 1897.

11. Near what United States city is the CDC headquartered?
(a) Atlanta, GA.
(b) Phoenix, AZ.
(c) Seattle, WA.
(d) Albany, NY.

12. 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) 1977.
(b) 1985.
(c) 1991.
(d) 1969.

13. When the Institute of Medicine convened a panel to discuss the severity of a microbial threat to United States citizens, many critics believed that many emerging diseases were not __________, according to the author in the Introduction?
(a) Bacterial.
(b) Viral.
(c) Airborne.
(d) Communicable.

14. Joe McCormick was dispatched to what location to investigate the epidemic of the Ebola virus?
(a) Cairo.
(b) Kinshasa.
(c) Lusaka.
(d) Lagos.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Within how much time was the virus now called Manchupo virus eradicated after Karl Johnson's team discovered the culprit of the epidemic in Chapter 1: "Machupo"?

2. Following Kent Campbell's recovery, he was sent to investigate the Lassa outbreak in ______________.

3. When was the term antibiotic first coined?

4. What CDC director was fired over the first epidemic of Legionnaires' disease?

5. According to the author in Chapter 2: "Health Transition," the efforts to eradicate _______ actually made the disease more rampant.

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