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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does MRSA stand for?
(a) Mammalian reproductive staphylococcus aureus.
(b) Muscular respritory stimulated activity.
(c) Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus.
(d) Microbial reproductive static amoebae.

2. What did GRID stand for when it was first applied to the AIDS epidemic?
(a) Gay related immunodeficiency virus.
(b) Geographic radiant in variant.
(c) Germ reduction in verility.
(d) Gastromic reguritory infectious virus.

3. In China, the use of what drug was encouraging AIDS to spread, according to the author in Chapter 14?
(a) Methamphetamine.
(b) Heroin.
(c) Cocaine.
(d) LSD.

4. The French finally announced they had discovered what virus believed to cause AIDS?
(a) LAV.
(b) YRBD.
(c) GEP.
(d) TAM.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. The author notes in Chapter 16 that when humans throw off nature's balance and cause smaller diversity, what emerges?

2. The Aswan High Dam was constructed during what decade?

3. Lyme disease was first discovered when a number of cases were identified in what year?

4. An epidemic of what disease proved that the United States was in rough shape and in need of timely vaccinations?

5. Johnathan Mann's team advised global education, but in the aftermath of the AIDS epidemic, many countries began to do what to immigrants with the disease?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was the CDC's response to the initial outbreak of AIDS? Where had similar cases been seen?

2. How does the author describe the initial occurrences of AIDS in Chapter 11? Where were the outbreaks first seen?

3. What was the message delivered by Johnathan Mann in Chapter 14: "Thirdworldization"? To whom did he speak?

4. When was the hantavirus first discovered? What was the source of the epidemics?

5. What three social epidemics related to the biological epidemic of AIDS are observed in Chapter 14: "Thirdworldization"?

6. What impact did AIDS have in India?

7. What was the impact of antibiotics given to animals, as discussed in Chapter 13: "Revenge of the Germs"?

8. How did drug use perpetuate the spread of AIDS?

9. How did many nations respond to the AIDS epidemic?

10. How does the author describe the correlation between tampons and outbreaks of TSS in Chapter 12?

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