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Infectious Diseases: We Wish We Had Some Chicken Soup For This Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around
? Put your knowledge to
the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Which of the following is NOT a pathogen?
Q. A group of bacteria living together for a common purpose is called a _________________.
Q. What is a superbug?
A pathogen that is larger than a cell.
A pathogen that causes a pandemic.
pathogen that is resistant to two or more drugs.
A pathogen that can survive radiation.
A bug that wears a cape.
Q. The bacteria in your gut are usually_________________.
Different after you eat
Comprised of two species
Q. Which of the following is a treatment for Ebola?
All of above
None of the above
Q. The common cold is usually caused by_________________.
Q. Which is the first disease to be eradicated by human efforts?
Q. Which letter correctly ranks the diseases from least deadly to most deadly?
Yeast infection, malaria, HIV, tuberculosis
Malaria, tuberculosis, HIV, yeast infection
Yeast infection, malaria, tuberculosis, HIV
Malaria, tuberculosis, yeast infection, HIV
Tuberculosis, malaria, yeast infection, HIV
Q. What is a symptom of Rabies?
Fear of water
All of the above
Q. How many people are infected with a brain-eating amoeba each year in the United States?
Less than 1
More than 3000