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. 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) 2100.
(b) 1995.
(c) 2050.
(d) 2000.

2. What is a form of pneumonia caused by the yeast-like fungus Pneumocystis jirovecii?
(a) Pneumocystis pneumonia.
(b) Junin.
(c) Schistosomiasis.
(d) Swine Flu.

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

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

5. What is a potentially fatal illness caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes?
(a) Toxic Shock Syndrome.
(b) Malaria.
(c) Junin.
(d) Yellow fever.

6. The Aswan High Dam was constructed during what decade?
(a) 1980s.
(b) 1960s.
(c) 1970s.
(d) 1990s.

7. What was the second social epidemic noted by the WHO?
(a) Fear of the plague.
(b) Repression of those with the plague.
(c) Denial of the plague.
(d) Acceptance of the plague.

8. In what state is the town of Lyme, for which Lyme disease was named, located?
(a) California.
(b) Alaska.
(c) Alabama.
(d) Connecticut.

9. According to the author in Chapter 13, what were vital to cell transformation?
(a) Antiviral cascades.
(b) Amino acids.
(c) Plasmids and transposons.
(d) Protein inhibitors.

10. In what year did the Great Plague hit London?
(a) 1293.
(b) 1428.
(c) 1665.
(d) 1557.

11. Lyme disease was first discovered when a number of cases were identified in what year?
(a) 1954.
(b) 1928.
(c) 1975.
(d) 1988.

12. What does PID refer to?
(a) Psychological information deflection.
(b) Pelvic inflammatory disease.
(c) Personal identification document.
(d) Periodic immune deficiency.

13. Lyme disease is an emerging infectious disease caused by at least three species of bacteria belonging to what genus?
(a) Schistosomiasis.
(b) Borrelia.
(c) Junin.
(d) Pneumocystis.

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

15. Hantaviruses are carried by what type of animal?
(a) Bats.
(b) Lizards.
(c) Birds.
(d) Rodents.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Africa, Peter Piot recalled seeing a case similar to the early AIDS cases in the 1970s, and he found three more cases on the books, all from __________.

2. With the first signs of the AIDS epidemic, the CDC quickly created a quiet division to work on the problem, while who traveled to see San Fransisco first hand in Chapter 11: "Hatari: Vinidogodogo"?

3. The Aswan High Dam is an embankment dam situated across what river?

4. In Chapter 7: "N'zara," Joe McCormick was called to _____________ during his Lassa research.

5. When E coli 0157:H7 arrived, transmitted from contaminated meat, which argument became clear?

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