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Tutorial Activity 5


Department
Health Studies
Course Code
HLTB21H3
Professor
Caroline Barakat

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Question 1
During the medieval times, the custom of a (“King’s Evil or “Royal Touching”), in which the
King of France and England were believed to have the power to cure scrofula from touching the
victims.
Question 2
The (preliminary/earliest/first/initial/early) diagnosis of tuberculosis can be made with a
tuberculin test.
Question 3
Which of the following statements is/are true regarding the history of tuberculosis?
A.There is clear evidence that tuberculosis was brought to the Americas by European
explorers and settlers
B. It was strictly an urban disease
C. It did not affect all segments of the U.S. population equally; death rates among African
Americans were higher than among the white US population
D.A and B
E.A and C
Question 4
Which of the following is correct regarding tuberculosis?
A.It is caused by a acid-fast rod shaped bacillus
B. The bacillus can remain viable throughout the host's lifetime, dormant until resistance
fails
C. Contracting the disease depends on presence of agent, host and environmental factors
D.A and C
E.All of the above
Question 5
Which of these is not a primary environmental factor which may increase the risk of infection
with tuberculosis?
A.Sex
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B. Working conditions
C. Crowding
D.Nutrition
E.None of the above
Question 6
Syphilis is also known as the ‘great (pox/imitator) .
Question 7
The period between the secondary and tertiary stage of syphilis is known
as (latent/latency) syphilis.
Question 8
The Mycobacterium Bovis BCG vaccination for tuberculosis has had a positive effect on leprosy,
reducing the incidence by 20-80%.
Question 9
The diagnosis of leprosy relies on evaluation of the response of the person to a pinprick or to
(heat/hotness/hot temperature/high temperature).
Question 10
Which of the following terms does not fit?
A.Yaws
B. Pinta
C. Endemic syphilis
D.Gonorrhoea
E.Venereal syphilis
Question 11
Which of the following statements is/are true regarding syphilis?
A.The disease concept of syphilis has changed dramatically throughout history
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