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3 Matching questions

  1. True
  2. Pneumonia
  3. False
  1. a Locusts are a kind of cicada that periodically form swarms that damage crops over a wide area. T/F
  2. b The South African government and the mine owners established a medical institute for the sole purpose of developing an effective vaccine against which of the following diseases?
    a. Rinderpest.
    b. Tuberculosis.
    c. Pneumonia.
    d. Measles.
    e. None of the above.
  3. c A civil war between the Tamils and the Sinhalese erupted in Sri Lanka in 1983. T/F

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The new world screwworm can be found throughout Central and South America. T/F
  2. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of scurvy.
    a. Corkscrew hairs.
    b. Bleeding gums.
    c. Pasty tongue.
    d. Extreme weight loss
    e. Iron-deficiency anemia.
  3. Microcyclus ulei
  4. The 1793 yellow fever epidemic that struck Philadelphia originated in
    a. Jamaica
    b. Haiti
    c. Cuba
    d. Brazil
  5. Kala-azar

5 True/False questions

  1. Trypanosoma bruceiTse tse fly


  2. a. passive transmissionWhich of the following persons died of malaria?
    a. King Diata II, sultan of Mali
    b. J. Gordon Edwards
    c. King Tutankhamen
    d. Juan Guiteras
    e. Bob Marley


  3. filariformsAncyclostoma duodenale


  4. Swidden/slash-burn/milpaSickle cell anemia confers resistance to
    a. yellow fever
    b. trypanosomiasis
    c. schistosomiasis
    d. malaria


  5. b. Penicillin injections.Yaws is easily treated by which of the following?
    a. Vitamin C supplements.
    b. Penicillin injections.
    c. Draining swampy areas.
    d. b & c above