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College Public Health
How does TB spread?
  1. Through the air
  2. Through water
  3. Through bodily fluids
  4. Through physical contact
College Public Health
CDC
  1. Center of Disease Control
  2. Center of Disease
  3. Center of Disease Correction
  4. Class of Disease Control
College Public Health
Which of the following diseases can be prevented by herd immunity?
  1. Cancer
  2. Heart disease
  3. Mumps
  4. Obesity
College Public Health
Which one of the following is NOT an acute result of exposure to air pollutants?
  1. Watery Eyes
  2. Sneezing
  3. Lung Cancer
  4. Closing of the throat
College Public Health
Which one of the following is NOT a reason why human exposure to lead has declined in recent years?
  1. Discontinued use of lead in paint
  2. Awareness of lead's long-term effects
  3. Discontinued use of lead in gasoline as an anti-knocking agent
  4. Decreased use of traditional thermometers
College Public Health
The national Institute for Occupation Safety and Health developed and implemented global directives to cure minors with black lung disease.
  1. True
  2. False
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An actively infected person can spread TB through
  1. laughing
  2. sneezing
  3. coughing
  4. spitting
  5. all of the above
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Which fly essentially eradicated, but occasionally shows up on animals from other countries?
  1. Cochliomyia hominivorax
  2. Screwworm Fly
  3. Melophagus ovinus
  4. A and C
  5. A and B
  6. All of the Above
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There are approx. 22 women who die of breast cancer everyday
  1. True
  2. False
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It is perfectly fine to trick or treat alone.
  1. True
  2. False
College Public Health
                 is defined as the science and art of protecting and improving the health of communities through education, promotion of healthy lifestyles, and research for disease and injury prevention.
  1. Population health
  2. Public health
  3. Public discourse
  4. Public nuisance
College Public Health
These are heat stable at boiling temperatures for 30 minutes and cause food poisoning.
  1. cytolytic toxins
  2. enzymes
  3. enterotoxins
  4. protien A
College Public Health
Vaccine recommendations made by Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices undergo rigorous scrutiny before approval for publication. All the following issues are considered except :
  1. How serious is the disease prevented by the vaccine?
  2. How safe is the vaccine when given at specific ages?
  3. What is the cost of disease versus the cost of the vaccine?
  4. How many children would get the disease without vaccination?
College Public Health
E. Coli is transmitted by feces, either through direct contact with animals or by eating undercooked meat.
  1. True
  2. False
College Public Health
Which of the following answers is true regarding testicular cancer?
  1. Testicular cancer is extremely lethal, but very rare.
  2. Testicular cancer effects women more than men.
  3. Testicular cancer most often occurs in young and middle aged men.
  4. Testicular cancer is common for men to have at some point in their lives, but most men who are diagnosed with it survive easily.
College Public Health
What portion of the population is infected with Mtb?
  1. 1/3
  2. 2/3
  3. 1/4
  4. 3/4
College Public Health
FDA sets rules for the three phases of clinical trials to ensure vaccine safety. The following questions are answered during which phase of trials?
What are the most common short term side effects?
How are the volunteers immune systems resopnding to the vaccine?
  1. Phase 1
  2. Phase 2
  3. Phase 3
  4. Post licensure surveillance
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Which of the following situations does not represent an absolute contraindication to vaccination.
  1. Administration of Varicella vaccine during pregnancy
  2. Administration of MMR to a patient with a primary immunodeficiency disorder
  3. Administration of a vaccine to which a pt has a known history of anaphylaxis
  4. Administration of routine vaccines during a viral respiratory infection
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There were 2.3 milliion vaccine preventable deaths worldwide in 2001. Which vaccine preventable disease accounted for the highest mortality?
  1. Measles
  2. Pertussis
  3. Yellow Fever
  4. Hib
College Public Health
All of the following vaccines and toxoids are required for children by law except
  1. polio
  2. hepatitis
  3. measles
  4. b and c only
  5. a, b, and c are all required
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