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  1. c. Barbados
  2. True
  3. False
  4. e. Microcyclus ulei
  5. mucocutaneous leishmaniasis
  1. a Pre-Incan pottery from Ecuador and Peru displayed depictions of skin lesions and facial deformities that are indicative of _____________.
  2. b The pathogen that causes South American leaf blight is which of the following:
    a. Hemileia vastatrix
    b. Plasmodium vivax
    c. Variola major
    d. Escherichia coli
    e. Microcyclus ulei
  3. c Henry Wickham stole rubber seeds from Ceylon and shipped them to England. T/F
  4. d Epidemics of yellow fever and the revolution in Haiti contributed to the French abandoning or liquidating their assets in the New World including the Louisiana Territory. T/F
  5. e Through smallpox and European genocide, this island's indigenous people became extinct before the 16th century.
    a. Jamaica
    b. Cuba
    c. Barbados
    d. Hispaniola

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. When a pathogen waits for one host to be eaten by the next host, it is called
    a. passive transmission
    b. active transmission
    c. congenital transmission
    d. anatomical modification
  2. Two-thirds of the world's cases of lymphatic filariasis occur in India and Africa. T/F
  3. The yellow fever epidemic that struck New Orleans and Memphis in 1878 contributed to the decision by the U.S. to invade Cuba in 1898. T/F
  4. Which of the following is an ultimate factor that lead to the rise of civilization?
    a. horses
    b. epidemic diseases
    c. writing
    d. agriculture
    e. all of the above
    f. none of the above
  5. A 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 True/False questions

  1. Tea and rubberCoffee was replaced as a major crop in Ceylon by ________ and _________.


  2. c. It is a general drag on the economies by increasing morbidity and mortality on the general work force.What is the major contemporary impact of Leishmaniasis in Afghanistan, Algeria, Brazil, Iran, Peru, Saudi Arabia and Sudan?
    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.


  3. filariformsAncyclostoma duodenale


  4. Plasmodium falciparumSchistosomiasis


  5. arbovirusDDT is the most cost-effective and environmentally benign tool in malaria control. T/F