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Bacteria & Disease Quiz


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A disease the develops slowly and lasts a long time can be described as

A. Acute

B. Subacute

C. Chronic

D. Latent


These pathogens can be killed with antibiotics and are single celled

A. Bacteria

B. Protozoa

C. Fungi

D. Parasites


The time between entry of the microorganism into the host and the appearance of symptoms is known as the

A. Period of Convalescence

B. Period of Incubation

C. Period of Illness

D. Period of Decline


Which of the following is an example of a portal of exit?

A. Mouth

B. Skin

C. Intestine

D. All of the above


Changes in the body function that are not always apparent to the observer are known as

A. Symptoms

B. Signs


The study of disease is known as

A. Toxology

B. Immunology

C. Pathology

D. Diseasology


A disease that spreads from one host to another is known as

A. Communicable

B. Compatible

C. Noncommunicable

D. Noncompatible


A disease on a world-wide scale is known as

A. Epidemic

B. Pandemic

C. Endemic

D. Sporadic


During this time, the infected individual returns to normal

A. Period of Convalescence

B. Period of Incubation

C. Period of Illness

D. Period of Decline


hese pathogens grow best in warm and damp environments

A. Bacteria

B. Protozoa

C. Fungi

D. Parasites


These pathogens lack the ability to metabolize on their own and instead rely on the infected host cell for energy

A. Bacteria

B. Virus

C. Protozoa

D. Fungi




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