HLTB21H3 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Lepromatous Leprosy, Tuberculoid Leprosy, Antonine Plague

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PRACTICE MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS TO PREPARE FOR HLTA01 MID-TERM
1. What is/are other names given for Syphilis?
a. The Great Imitator
b. The French Disease
c. The Black Lion
d. Cupid Disease
e. All of the above
2. Which of the following is not true about Syphilis
a. During the primary stage, painless sores called chancres appear and heal without
treatment; this is the contagious stage
b. During the secondary stage symptoms can include multiple sores. All symptoms would
go away with treatment; during this stage the disease is not contagious.
c. During the tertiary stage, although no longer contagious, the disease can be lethal to the
host
d. During the latent stage, there is a short period when there are no symptoms; disease is
not contagious.
e. People who are infected with syphilis in the past year but show no symptoms would be
diagnosed with early latent syphilis
3. Which of the following is not a possible causal factor for the disappearance of Hansen’s
disease?
a. Loss of pathogenecity
b. Climate
c. Genetic selection of the population
d. Decrease socio-economic conditions
e. Cross immunity with other Mycobacteria
4. Punched-out-appearing lesions that look like inverted saucers are common to what stage of
leprosy?
a. Tuberculoid (TT)
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b. Indeterminate (IL)
c. Lepromatous (LL)
d. Borderline lepromatous (BL)
e. Borderline tuberculoid (BT)
5. Roman Fever was later discovered to have been what illness?
a. Snail Fever
b. The Common Flu
c. Smallpox
d. Lymphoma
e. Malaria
6. A person infected with Syphilis is considered contagious in which of the following
stage(s)?
a. Primary Stage
b. Secondary Stage
c. Tertiary Stage
d. Primary Stage and Secondary Stage
e. Secondary and Tertiary Stage
7. Which of the following is not used to treat Hansen’s disease:
a. Dapsone
b. Rifampicin
c. Clofazimine
d. Bacille Calmet Guerrin
e. None of the above
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8. In which situational context was smallpox first recognized:
a. In southern Italy, in ancient Roman tombs
b. In northeast Africa, in ancient Egyptian skeletons
c. In Portuguese coastal regions, among sailormen
d. In southwestern Asia, in densely populated villages
e. On the east coast of North America, in the native populations
9. Which plague of antiquity is smallpox believed to be referred to as:
a. Pharaoh’s plague
b. Plague of Athens
c. Roman Fever
d. Antonine Plague
e. Cyprian Plague
10. Which of the following statement(s) regarding Smallpox is/are incorrect:
a. The mummified head of Pharaoh Ramses V showed the effects of smallpox
b. It is also known as the Plague of Constantine and led to the decline of the Roman
Empire
c. Smallpox decided the fate of the French-Indian war in the mid-18th century
d. Both b and c are incorrect
e. A, B and C are correct
11. Which plague of antiquity was thought to result from the ‘bad air’ due to vapors released
from the marshes in the summer months:
a. Plague of Athens
b. Antonine Plague
c. Cyprian Plague
d. Roman Fever
e. Justinian Plague
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