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Department
Health Studies
Course
HLTB21H3
Professor
Caroline Barakat
Semester
Winter

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PRACTICE MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS 1. Which of the following is false? a. Measles has an incubation period from the time of exposure to onset of fever of about 10 days b. Measles mortality rate is highest in the very young and very old c. Persistence of measles in a community depends on human and animal reservoirs d. Measles is caused by paramyxovirus e. Measles is uncommon during pregnancy 2. What is not a commonality between smallpox and measles? a. Both provide long-term immunity for survivors b. Both are transmitted by inhalation c. Humans are the only hosts d. The origins are traced back to the early agricultural period e. One of the most potent signs is a high fever 3. Which of the following scientist-contribution statements isare true for measles? a. Hektoen discovered identity b. Panum produced effective vaccine c. Enders was able to grow samples of the virus d. Panum discovered that the rash appears 12-14 days after contact with infected persons e. All but one of the above 4. What isare other names given for Syphilis? www.notesolution.com a. The Great Imitator b. The French Disease c. The Black Lion d. Cupid Disease e. All of the above 5. 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 6. Which of the following is not a possible causal factor for the disappearance of Hansens disease? a. Loss of pathogenecity b. Climate c. Genetic selection of the population d. Decrease socio-economic conditions e. Cross immunity with other Mycobacteria 7. Punched-out-appearing lesions that look like inverted saucers are common to what stage of leprosy? a. Tuberculoid (TT) www.notesolution.com
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