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Grade 7 Infections
Which condition is the easiest to get rid of? You just need to take an antibiotic.
  1. dialysis
  2. urinary tract infection
  3. kidney stones
  4. They all can be fixed with an antibiotic.
Grade 9 Infections
Some viral infections can be prevented by                .
  1. vaccines
  2. antibiotics
  3. asparagus
  4. reiki
Grade 6 Infections
Infectious diseases caused by bacteria or viruses can enter the body in all of the following ways except
  1. Breaks in the skin
  2. By being breathed in
  3. By being swallowed
  4. By bites from animals or insects
  5. By listening to loud music
Grade 9 Infections
There are differences in the ways bacteria and viruses grow and reproduce, which lead to different ways of medically treating bacterial and viral infections. Which of the following is a difference in the way that bacterial and viral infections are treated medically?
  1. viruses can be treated with antibiotics, bacteria cannot
  2. vaccinations provide immunity from viruses, but not bacteria
  3. vaccinations provide immunity from bacteria, but not viruses
  4. bacteria can be treated with antibiotics, viruses cannot
Grade 6 Infections
Which of the following is not a way in which infections diseases can be spread
  1. Contact with an infected person
  2. Contact with a contaminated object
  3. Contact with an infected animal
  4. Ingestion of contaminated food, water or soil
  5. By watching too much TV
Grade 6 Infections
Which of the following is not a good way to prevent the spread of disease when you have an illness caused by a virus or bacteria
  1. Washing you hands frquently
  2. Covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze
  3. Avoid touching other people
  4. Sharing cups that you have drank from
Grade 6 Infections
An antibiotic is a chemical that kills bacteria without harming the person
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 9 Infections
A vaccine, like the flu shot, does not cause symptoms of the disease in an individual because                                                                        .
  1. the vaccine does not contain any part of the virus
  2. the individual already has antibodies to battle symptoms of the disease
  3. the individual has already been exposed to the pathogen
  4. the vaccine contains a virus in a killed or weakened state
Grade 12 Infections
The following STI is treatable, not curable
  1. HPV
  2. Herpes
  3. Syphilis
  4. Chlamydia
Grade 12 Infections
The following may happen if these two STI's are left untreated:
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), infection of the epididymis, mother can transmit to her baby
  1. Herpes and Gonnorhea
  2. HPV and Chlamydia
  3. Chlamydia and Gonnorhea
  4. HIV and Herpes
Grade 6 Infections
Antibiotics are used to cure both bacterial and viral infections
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 9 Infections
Rubella is a viral infection that causes symptoms including fever, headache, a runny nose, and a rash. If a person receives the rubella vaccination as a child and then is exposed to the rubella virus as an adult, they will MOST likely have
  1. the same symptoms because childhood vaccines do not prevent adult infections.
  2. no symptoms because of the immunity acquired through the childhood vaccination.
  3. the same symptoms because vaccines must be taken after, not before, infection
  4. no symptoms because rubella is a virus that can only infect children.
Grade 12 Infections
The following symptoms are most common for people infected with               :yellow skin, swollen glands, weight loss, liver pain, joint pain, dark urine
  1. Hepatitis B
  2. Herpes
  3. Chlamydia
  4. HPV
Grade 6 Infections
The best treatment for someone infected with a virus is plenty of rest, lots of fluids and eating well balanced meals
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 9 Infections
Which of the following is NOT one of the ways that mucus protects your body from pathogens?
  1. mucus traps pathogens
  2. mucus prevents your skin from cracking
  3. mucus contains enzymes which break down pathogens
  4. mucus makes it harder to breathe
Grade 9 Infections
What is the period between the infection of an individual by a pathogen and the manifestation of the disease it causes?
  1. syphill
  2. gonorrhea
  3. Incubation period
  4. chncriod
Grade 6 Infections
Vaccines that are usually given to children as shots help the body produce chemicals that destroy certain bacteria or viruses and prevent infections
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 9 Infections
When a person has HIV, over time the relative concentration of HIV                          , as the T-cell concentration                          .
  1. decreases, increases
  2. increases, decreases
  3. decreases, stays the same
  4. increases, stays the same
Grade 12 Infections
The following except                                             are symptoms of Herpes:
  1. flu-like feeling swollen lymph nodes in groin
  2. bumpy painless warts on sex organs
  3. itching and burning before sores appear
  4. sores go away but virus is present
Grade 7 Infections
Who created the first vaccine in 1796?
  1. Edward Jenner
  2. Dr. Thomas Key
  3. George Alexander
  4. Curt Skipper
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