The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In a small village in Uganda, young women began becoming ill following sex with a traveling salesman and the disease was dubbed ______________.
(a) "Juliana's disease."
(b) "Rachel's disease."
(c) "Aristotle's disease."
(d) "Aphrodite's disease."

2. In what year did the CDC call the first International AIDS Conference?
(a) 1985.
(b) 2002.
(c) 1996.
(d) 1991.

3. Kaposi's sarcoma was originally described by Moritz Kaposi in what year?
(a) 1872.
(b) 1903.
(c) 1932.
(d) 1842.

4. The WHO created the Declaration of Alma-Ata which sought to unite the world in a push to create healthy living conditions for everyone by what year?
(a) 1995.
(b) 2050.
(c) 2100.
(d) 2000.

5. Leprosy has affected humanity for over how many years?
(a) 10,000.
(b) 7,500.
(c) 1,000.
(d) 4,000.

6. In Chapter 7: "N'zara," Joe McCormick was called to _____________ during his Lassa research.
(a) Kinshasha.
(b) Lusaka.
(c) Magdalena.
(d) Monrovia.

7. To what drugs was the herpes epidemic resistant?
(a) Omnibacterial.
(b) Superviral.
(c) Antiviral.
(d) Antibacterial.

8. The Uganda-Tanzania War led to the overthrow of whose regime?
(a) Oto Eron's.
(b) Aba Inor's.
(c) Eze Oman's.
(d) Idi Amin's.

9. What refers to an epidemic of an infectious disease that is spreading through human populations across a large region?
(a) Arythmia.
(b) Pandemic.
(c) Extermination.
(d) Sociopath.

10. What, along with other chemicals, was used to eradicate the mosquito causing an increase in sand flies?
(a) TCW.
(b) DDT.
(c) LSD.
(d) DMR.

11. What is a virus that is duplicated in a host cell using the reverse transcriptase enzyme to produce DNA from its RNA genome?
(a) Omnivirus.
(b) Polyvirus.
(c) Slow virus.
(d) Retrovirus.

12. In Chapter 10: "Distant Thunder," the author writes that Harvey Milk was assassinated in what year?
(a) 1949.
(b) 1962.
(c) 1985.
(d) 1978.

13. The Black Plague reached its peak in Europe between what years?
(a) 1348-1350.
(b) 1221-1222.
(c) 1491-1497.
(d) 1675-1678.

14. What is a nucleoside analog reverse-transcriptase inhibitor used for the treatment of HIV/AIDS?
(a) YAV.
(b) AZT.
(c) OMG.
(d) CTC.

15. What disease did children with malaria contract after being required to have nearly complete blood transfusions?
(a) Schistosomiasis.
(b) HIV.
(c) Junin.
(d) Measles.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 15: "All in Good Haste," an outbreak of a respiratory illness that caused death broke out in reservations in New Mexico in what year?

2. In Russia, a poor health care system that was impoverished following the fall of Communism forced the reuse of _______________.

3. Joe McCormick met with scientists from what country that wanted samples of the Lassa virus?

4. In sociology, what is the social process of becoming or being relegated to the fringe of society?

5. In China, the use of what drug was encouraging AIDS to spread, according to the author in Chapter 14?

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