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Vocabulary Test on words from Chapter 7. Students will identify the correct definition for each term.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a sudden attack of unconciousness or uncontrolled body movement?
    • A. 

      Immunization

    • B. 

      Seizure

    • C. 

      Cancer

    • D. 

      Diabetes

  • 2. 
    What is a hormone that helps the body cells take sugar from the blood?
    • A. 

      Tumor

    • B. 

      Hepatitis

    • C. 

      Insulin

    • D. 

      White Blood Cells

  • 3. 
    What are diseases that affect a person for a long time?
    • A. 

      Acute

    • B. 

      Chronic

    • C. 

      Measles

    • D. 

      Chicken Pox

  • 4. 
    What are diseases that affect a person for only a short time?
    • A. 

      Chronic

    • B. 

      Antibodies

    • C. 

      Sickle Cell Anemia

    • D. 

      Acute

  • 5. 
    The giving of vaccines to people to prevent them from getting diseases is ___________.
    • A. 

      DTP

    • B. 

      Boosters

    • C. 

      Immunization

    • D. 

      Resistance

  • 6. 
    What is your body's natural ability to fight pathogens on it's own?
    • A. 

      Immunity

    • B. 

      Resistance

    • C. 

      Pathogens

    • D. 

      Skin Cancer

  • 7. 
    What is a medicine that can give you immunity to a disease?
    • A. 

      Antibiotic

    • B. 

      Vaccine

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Virus

  • 8. 
    What is a medicine that kills certain organisms, especially bacteria?
    • A. 

      Immunity

    • B. 

      White Blood Cells

    • C. 

      Antibiotic

    • D. 

      Resisitance

  • 9. 
    What are substances made by white blood cells to help fight pathogens?
    • A. 

      Vaccine

    • B. 

      Immunity

    • C. 

      Symptoms

    • D. 

      Antibodies

  • 10. 
    What is the body's ability to remember how to make antibodies quickly?
    • A. 

      Lifestyle

    • B. 

      Scientists

    • C. 

      Disease

    • D. 

      Immunity

  • 11. 
    What is the the avoidance of behaviors that put your health at risk?
    • A. 

      Fungi

    • B. 

      Abstinence

    • C. 

      Protozoa

    • D. 

      Infections

  • 12. 
    What are one celled organisms that cause Amebic Dysentry?
    • A. 

      Viruses

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Protozoa

  • 13. 
    What are small living things that cause Athlete's Foot?
    • A. 

      Protozoa

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Cancer

  • 14. 
    What are one celled living things that cause strep throat, or pertussis?
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Protozoa

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Viruses

  • 15. 
    What are the amllest pathogens that cause colds, or chicken pox?
    • A. 

      Protozoa

    • B. 

      Viruses

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Fungi

  • 16. 
    What is the rapid growth of pathogens in the body?
    • A. 

      Pathogens

    • B. 

      Infection

    • C. 

      Symptoms

    • D. 

      Abstinence

  • 17. 
    What are tiny organisms or viruses that cause diseases?
    • A. 

      Symptoms

    • B. 

      Infection

    • C. 

      Flu

    • D. 

      Pathogens

  • 18. 
    What are signs and feelings of an illness?
    • A. 

      Chronic

    • B. 

      Communicable disease

    • C. 

      Symptoms

    • D. 

      Death

  • 19. 
    What are diseases that do not spread from person to person?
    • A. 

      Communicable Diseases

    • B. 

      Chicken Pox

    • C. 

      Noncommunicable Diseases

    • D. 

      Colds

  • 20. 
    What are diseases that can be spread from person to person?
    • A. 

      Noncommunicable Diseases

    • B. 

      Cancer

    • C. 

      Diabetes

    • D. 

      Communicable Diseases