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  1. a. drug treatment
  2. a. Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland.
  3. c. It is a general drag on the economies by increasing morbidity and mortality on the general work force.
  4. Hevea brasiliensis
  5. The mosquito/Anopheles
  1. a 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
  2. b The World Health Organization's strategy to eliminate lymphatic filariasis involves
    a. Drug treatment
    b. Eradicating copepods (Cyclops)
    c. Sand fly control
    d. Mosquito control
  3. c _____ is the most dangerous animal (non-human) on the planet.
  4. d The Latin name of the Para rubber tree is ______________.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Two-thirds of the world's cases of lymphatic filariasis occur in India and Africa. T/F
  2. ______ is the name of the phase of desert locust that forms swarms and damages crops.
  3. The first major outbreak of African sleeping sickness coincided with
    a. European imperialism in the late 19th century
    b. Portuguese slave raids in the 15th century
    c. global warming
    d. widespread use of DDT
    e. all of the above
  4. Chagas disease
  5. Modern drug treatment for African sleeping sickness kills about 10% of patients. T/F

5 True/False questions

  1. Trypanosoma cruziSmallpox


  2. Plasmodium falciparumAnopheles


  3. pork tapewormSmallpox


  4. 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


  5. FalseThe 2nd Anglo-Boer war from 1899-1902 was also known as the South African war, and was fought between the British and the Indian settlers of South Africa. T/F