5 Written questions
4 Matching questions
- Walter Reed
- c. It is a general drag on the economies by increasing morbidity and mortality on the general work force.
- Trypanosoma cruzi
- a The policy of "Whitening" in 19th century Brazil was compatible with the "Yellow Fever Construct." T/F
- b What is the major contemporary impact of Chagas Disease in the Americas?
a. It has caused a massive migration of people from rural areas to poverty-stricken urban areas.
b. It has caused political instability by reducing the agricultural labor force.
c. It is a general drag on the economies by increasing morbidity and mortality on the general work force.
d. All of the above
e. None of the above.
- c ________ was a U.S. Army physician who cleared Cuba of Yellow Fever.
- d Haemagogus
5 Multiple choice questions
- _______ is the inflamation and swelling of lymph nodes in the cervical chain caused by trypanosomes that was used by slave traders to recognize diseased individuals.
- ______ is the name of the phase of desert locust that forms swarms and damages crops.
- Guinea worm can be contracted by wading in water infested with Cyclops. T/F
- Two-thirds of the world's cases of lymphatic filariasis occur in India and Africa. T/F
5 True/False questions
Trypanosoma brucei → Tse tse fly
False → Tamil Indians were brought to Ceylon by the French to harvest rubber in 1870. T/F
Trypanosoma cruzi → Sleeping sickness
e. a and b above → The impact of malaria in Africa can be measured by which of the following:
a. health care costs
c. stifled economic growth
d. intellectual impairment of young children
e. all of the above
c. Mexico and Peru → By 1000 AD powerful empires had formed in which regions of the New World?
c. Mexico and Peru
d. northeastern North America
e. Mexico, Peru, and northeastern North America
f. Central America