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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 Tom Geisbert's job at the Institute?
(a) Electron microscope operator.
(b) Biochemist.
(c) Director of Veterinary Pathology.
(d) Security guard.

2. What is Peter Jahrling's tentative diagnosis of what is happening to the monkeys?
(a) Simian hemorrhagic fever.
(b) Marburg.
(c) Heat stroke.
(d) Ebola.

3. Which fort are Nancy and Jerry Jaax assigned to in the Army?
(a) Fort LeBoeuf.
(b) Fort Detrick.
(c) Fort Bragg.
(d) Fort Dix.

4. Where does Jahrling go to view the samples of monkey virus?
(a) C.J. Peters' office.
(b) His home office.
(c) A storage closet.
(d) His car.

5. Where does Dr. Peter Tukei work?
(a) The Kenya Medical Research Institute.
(b) Nairobi Hospital.
(c) For the CDC.

6. What did Peter Jahrling ultimately realize had infected the monkeys?
(a) Ebola Zaire.
(b) HIV.
(c) Simian hemorrhagic fever.
(d) Marburg.

7. Where are Tom Geisbert's children staying?
(a) With his sister.
(b) With a babysitter.
(c) With his parents.
(d) With his estranged wife.

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

9. Why did Peter Cardinal want to go to Kitum Cave?
(a) To see bats.
(b) To practice his caving skills.
(c) To collect crystals.
(d) To photograph elephants.

10. What does Tom Geisbert realize the "pepper" is that he sees in the cells?
(a) Inclusion bodies.
(b) Bits of hair.
(c) Dust.
(d) Pseudomonas.

11. What disease does Dan Dalgard think the dead monkeys contracted?
(a) Cancer.
(b) Ebola.
(c) Simian hemorrhagic fever.
(d) Malaria.

12. Where are most of the monkeys who die located?
(a) Room 6B.
(b) Room 21.
(c) Room F.
(d) Room A.

13. Who worked in the Yambuku Mission Hospital?
(a) The government.
(b) The Zairean military.
(c) Belgian nuns.
(d) Spanish doctors.

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

15. What sport does Nancy Jaax participate in?
(a) Martial arts.
(b) Skiing.
(c) Softball.
(d) Gymnastics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Jahrling tell Dalgard is "definitely" present in the monkey house?

2. Who is the first person Dalgard calls after talking to Peter Jahrling?

3. What is Ebola virus named for?

4. What are "bricks"?

5. Where did Jerry and Nancy Jaax meet?

(see the answer keys)

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