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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. a. crowd diseases
  2. Plasmodium falciparum
  3. pork tapeworm
  4. Yaws
  5. Trypanosoma brucei
  1. a Tse tse fly
  2. b Inadvertently consuming the cysts of Taenia solium can result in a condition known as __________________.
  3. c Pathogens that spread quickly & efficiently, cause acute rather than chronic illnesses, induce immunity and require a pop of sufficient density are characteristics of what kind of diseases?
    a. crowd diseases
    b. non-crowd diseases
    c. chronic diseases
    d. acute diseases
    e. all bacterial diseases
    f. epizootic diseases
  4. d Treponema pertenue
  5. e Anopheles

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The primary reason Brazil was unable to cultivate rubber was because of a plant pathogen. T/F
  2. Kala-azar
  3. Chaga's disease
  4. South Africa is surrounded by the nations of:
    a. Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland.
    b. Namibia, Lesotho, 'Zimbabwe, Swaziland
    c. Rhodesia, Zimbabwe, Botswana
    d. Egypt, Madagascar, Brazil, and India
    e. Bophutatswana, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
  5. __________ are people who began to migrate out of W. Central Africa about 3000 BCE southward and eastward to subsume almost all other African peoples.

5 True/False questions

  1. FalseThe new world screwworm can be found throughout Central and South America. T/F


  2. FalseLocusts are a kind of cicada that periodically form swarms that damage crops over a wide area. T/F


  3. PneumoniaKala-azar


  4. Trypanosoma bruceiSleeping sickness


  5. d. 50,000,000A consensus estimate of the number of Amerindians in the New World at the time of first contact with Europeans is approximately
    a. 100,000
    b. 1,000,000
    c. 10,000,000
    d. 50,000,000
    e. 100,000,000
    f. 500,000,000


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