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Biology Quiz - Disease and Treatment
1. A congenital or a hereditary disease is one that:
A is able to be transferred from one unrelated person to another
B can be passed from a parent to a child by any means
C is passed from a parent to a child through genes or during pregnancy
2. Which of the following is not an acquired disease?
A influenza
B scurvy
C haemophilia
3. Infectious diseases can be caused by:
A bacteria, viruses and worms
B incorrect dietary habits
C direct contact between people
4. An example of an infectious disease caused by bacteria is:
A influenza
B tinea
C tetanus
5. An example of an infectious disease caused by a fungus is:
A measles
B cholera
C tinea
6. An example of a viral disease is:
A tetanus
B influenza
C malaria
7. An example of a disease that is spread by droplet transmission is:
A influenza
B AIDS
C malaria
8. An example of a disease that is spread by a vector such as a rat or a mosquito is:
A tetanus
B Ross River Fever
C cholera
9. An example of a disease that is spread as a result of faeces-contaminated food is:
Acholera
BAIDS
Cmumps
10. Antibiotics are ineffective against:
Abacteria
Bviruses
Cfungi
11. Examples of the body's first line of defence against disease are:
Awhite blood cells and platelets
Bantibodies and red blood cells
Ctears and intact skin
12. Examples of the internal defences against disease are:
Aantibodies and white blood cells
Bred blood cells
Cantibiotics and platelets
13. After a person has been exposed to or has suffered from a disease, that person usually becomes resistant to further infection of that disease. This is an example of:
Apassive immunization
Bactive immunization
Cvaccination
14. When a baby recieves antibodies through the mother's breast milk, this is an example of:
Avaccination
Bpassive immunization
Cactive immunization
15. Regular exercise helps the body by:
Astrengthening the heart and lowering blood pressure
Bimproving muscle tone by keeping the muscles slightly contracted
Cboth of the above

 

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