Chapter 12 Quiz
The Liver, The Biliary System, and The Pancreas
Answers in bold.
1. Hep. B virus infection (HBV) and Hep. C virus infection (HCV) has many
similar features. Which of the following statements does not apply to both
HBV and HCV? Immunization protects against infection.
2. Which of the following statement does not describe a primary function of the
liver? Storage of chemicals such as sodium, phosphorous, and
3. Which of the following statements regarding the Hep. A virus is INCORRECT?
It is a very fragile virus that does not survive in the environment after it
is excreted by an infected person.
4. Because of the serious complications that can occur in some infected persons,
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that certain
groups of high-risk individuals be tested for asymptomatic HCV infection.