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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the Boniface strain a test for?
(a) Simian hemorrhagic fever.
(b) Ebola Zaire.
(c) Ebola Sudan.
(d) Marburg.

2. What are "bricks"?
(a) Proteins.
(b) Cell nucleoids.
(c) Crystalloids of virus ready to hatch.
(d) Cracks in the cell.

3. What does the word "filovirus" mean in Latin?
(a) Deadly virus.
(b) Ring virus.
(c) Harmless virus.
(d) Thread virus.

4. Where did the Jaaxes spend Thanksgiving?
(a) Kansas.
(b) Florida.
(d) Pennsylvania.

5. What do the initials USAMRIID stand for?
(a) United States Army Major Research and Investigation Division.
(b) United States of America Medical Research and Investigative Department.
(c) United States of America Reconnaissance and Investigation of Infection and Disease.
(d) United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases.

6. What other disease does Peters suggest Jahrling test the sample for?
(a) Ebola.
(b) Simian hemorrhagic fever.
(c) Pseudomonas.
(d) HIV.

7. What are the classic signs of Ebola in all primates?
(a) All answers are correct.
(b) Red eyes.
(c) A bloody nose.
(d) A masklike face.

8. Who was Peter Cardinal's doctor at Nairobi Hospital?
(a) Dr. Nancy Jaax.
(b) Dr. Shem Musoke.
(c) Dr. Antonia Bagshawe.
(d) Dr. David Silverstein.

9. Who cultures the sample from Monkey 053?
(a) Nancy Jaax.
(b) Tom Geisbert.
(c) Joan Rhoderick.
(d) Jerry Jaax.

10. What kind of animal lived on the roof of Peter Cardinal's house?
(a) A weaverbird.
(b) A rock hyrax.
(c) A rabbit.
(d) A monkey.

11. Where did Jerry and Nancy Jaax meet?
(a) On a blind date.
(b) Veterinary school.
(c) In grade school.
(d) In the Army.

12. What does Jahrling tell Dalgard is "definitely" present in the monkey house?
(a) Ebola.
(b) Simian hemorrhagic fever.
(c) HIV.
(d) Marburg.

13. Who did Peter Cardinal spend most of his time with while he was on vacation?
(a) His sister.
(b) Charles Monet.
(c) His mother.
(d) His nanny.

14. How many monkeys are imported into the United States each year for medical research?
(a) Twenty five hundred.
(b) One million.
(c) Sixteen thousand.
(d) One hundred.

15. About how many cells does each slice of the sample Tom Geisbert makes with the diamond knife contain?
(a) Ten thousand.
(b) One hundred.
(c) About two.
(d) One.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who worked in the Yambuku Mission Hospital?

2. Where are the Sese Islands?

3. What level of biolab are Tom and Peter examining the sample in?

4. What did Peter Jahrling ultimately realize had infected the monkeys?

5. Where does Dan Dalgard spend Thanksgiving?

(see the answer keys)

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