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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. Where is Charles Monet originally from?
(a) France.
(b) South Africa.
(c) The United States.
(d) Spain.

2. What is the first symptom after being exposed to a filovirus?
(a) Third spacing.
(b) A headache.
(c) Blurred vision.
(d) Bleeding gums.

3. Where was the headquarters of Gene Johnson's Kitum Cave expedition?
(a) Nairobi Hospital.
(b) The Mount Elgon Lodge.
(c) Peter Cardinal's parents' home.
(d) The Kenya Medical Research Institute.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Where are the latest monkeys to die being kept?

2. What is the genetic code of Ebola?

3. What is the "first line of defense" against a hot agent?

4. What are viruses made of?

5. What is wrong with Nancy's father?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. Describe the behavior of the weaverbirds on page 5. What about their behavior would make them interesting to an epidemiologist?

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

4. Describe "third spacing".

5. What is veterinary pathology?

6. Why is it not in the best interest of a virus to kill its host?

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

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

9. What are Geisbert's electron microscope photographs definitive proof of?

10. What is pseudomonas?

(see the answer keys)

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