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5 Matching questions

  1. True
  2. Variola major
  3. d. Providing the public with safe drinking water
  4. Cattle plague
  5. Trypanosoma cruzi
  1. a Which of the following is the principal means used to reduce the incidence of Guinea worm?
    a. Area-wide control of sand flies
    b. Distributing insecticide-treated bed nets
    c. Educating the public about the need to thoroughly cook pork
    d. Providing the public with safe drinking water
    e. Low-cost drug treatment
  2. b Chaga's disease
  3. c Porotic hyperostosis is the skeletal manifestation in adulthood of childhood anemia. T/F
  4. d Smallpox
  5. e Rinderpest

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. ______ The doctrine that stated you couldn't set up a colony in name only. You had to colonize it, set up a government administration, and use it economically. If you didn't, then another country could takeover your claim to it.
  3. The most effective way to prevent tuberculosis is which of the following?
    a. Vaccination.
    b. Alleviate the conditions of poverty (i.e. overcrowding, impoverishment, inadequate dwellings, and proper sanitation).
    c. Prophylactic drug treatment.
    d. All of the above.
  4. The government of Ceylon and the plantation owners imported Tamil workers from southern India rather than employ the local Sinhala workers to work the coffee plantations for which of the following reasons.
    a. The local Sinhala workers were unreliable.
    b. The coffee harvest coincided with heavy labor demands for village agriculture.
    c. The pay on the plantations was too low.
    d. Paychecks were erratic/irregular.
    e. The Ceylonese ruling class despised Hindus.
    f. All except e above.
  5. The impact of malaria in Africa can be measured by which of the following:
    a. health care costs
    b. poverty
    c. stifled economic growth
    d. intellectual impairment of young children
    e. all of the above

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Winter bottoms_______ 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.


  3. 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


  4. Tea and rubberWhich of the following cast doubt on the Beringia land bridge theory that humans arrived in the New World around 20,000 ybp
    a. Evidence of village life in Chile/S. Peru >43,000 ybp.
    b. Amerindians had their own Neolithic Revolution concurrent with that in the Fertile Crescent.
    c. Solid evidence that the first Amerindians arrived by boat from Australia about 50,000 ybp.
    d. Wreckage of a spacecraft near Machu Pichu, Peru found in 1947.
    e. a and b above.
    f. All of the above.
    g. None of the above


  5. d. malariaSickle cell anemia confers resistance to
    a. yellow fever
    b. trypanosomiasis
    c. schistosomiasis
    d. malaria