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Immunity and Disease

Quiz by Chris Bailey

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  • Q1
    ______________ is a bacterial disease that can cause sterility if untreated.
    Chlamydia and Gonorrhea
    Gonorrhea
    Herpes
    Chlamydia
    30s
  • Q2
    All of the following are true of allergies EXCEPT ________________.
    most reactions are not serious
    body produces antihistamines
    reactions include watery eyes
    dust is an allergen for some
    30s
  • Q3
    The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) monitors ___________________.
    all of these
    the spread of disease
    diseases brought into the United States
    epidemics
    30s
  • Q4
    The first person credited with proving that bacteria could cause disease was _____________.
    Koch
    Pasteur
    Lister
    Jenner
    30s
  • Q5
    _______________, an English surgeon, recognized the relationship between the death rate and the degree of cleanliness in surgery in the 1800's.
    Lister
    Jenner
    Koch
    Salk
    30s
  • Q6
    _______________ developed a way to detect which pathogen caused a particular disease.
    Koch
    Pasteur
    Jenner
    Lister
    30s
  • Q7
    _________________ diseases are spread by water, air, food, contact, and by organisms.
    Lister
    Infectious
    Antibody
    Noninfectious
    30s
  • Q8
    All of the following are true of immunities EXCEPT ________________.
    immunities build as you grow older
    newborns have passive immunity
    passive immunity lasts many years
    vaccines create active immunities
    30s
  • Q9
    Molecules that are foreign to your body are called _______________.
    antibodies
    lymphocytes
    antiseptics
    antigens
    30s
  • Q10
    A(n) ___________________ is a substance made by an organism in response to invading substances and disease-causing organisms.
    pathogen
    allergen
    antigen
    antibody
    30s
  • Q11
    _________________ is a virus that hides in the body for long periods of time.
    Herpes
    Chlamydia
    Syphilis
    Gonorrhea
    30s
  • Q12
    All of the following are true of cancer EXCEPT ________________.
    its cells travel in the body
    a disease since the eighteenth century
    it results from uncontrolled cell growth
    cancer cells do not function normally
    30s
  • Q13
    All of the following are true of HIV EXCEPT __________________.
    it can be transmitted by sexual contact
    it's a bacterium that lives in blood
    victims of it often die of pneumonia
    it breaks down the immune system
    30s
  • Q14
    ________________ is caused by a virus. Causes you to contact other diseases. No cure exists.
    Gonorrhea
    AIDS
    Syphillis
    Herpes
    30s
  • Q15
    ______________ is caused by a virus. Causes blisters on sex organs. No cure exists.
    Syphilis
    Herpes
    Gonorrhea
    AIDS
    30s

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