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

2. What is the name of the doctor who treats Charles Monet?
(a) Shem Musoke.
(b) Nancy Jaax.
(c) Peter Cardinal.
(d) Johnnie.

3. What is a nickname for crab-eating monkeys?
(a) Kras.
(b) Fish monkeys.
(c) Medical monkeys.
(d) Weaver monkeys.

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

5. What is a "hatbox"?
(a) A place to store tape and bandages.
(b) A decontamination room.
(c) A biohazard container.
(d) Where the space suits are kept.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Ebola virus named for?

2. Which fort are Nancy and Jerry Jaax assigned to in the Army?

3. Where did Peter Cardinal's parents live?

4. What is the fatality rate of Marburg virus?

5. What does Tom Geisbert realize the "pepper" is that he sees in the cells?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Nancy Jaax do in Gene Johnson's lab?

2. What is unusual about the house where Nancy Jaax lives?

3. Why can't a monkey be autopsied in front of other monkeys?

4. What disturbs Dan Dalgard at the end of Part 2, Chapter 2?

5. Describe the typical shapes of viruses and how Marburg compares to them.

6. Explain how viruses are both considered "alive" and "dead".

7. What is the difference between an electron and a light microscope?

8. Why is Dan Dalgard uneasy at the end of Part 2 Chapter 4?

9. What are the results of the three tests that Jahrling runs on the monkey samples?

10. Why are the workers burning the fields? What impact could this have on the migration of microbes and the biodiversity of an area?

(see the answer keys)

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