7th Grade Diseases And Pathogens

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The constitution is a set of rules to govern the arms of the government and its citizens. The constitution of the United States was made long ago by our fore fathers. Having covered the basics of what the constitution entails, take up this quiz and refresh your memory before we dive deeper.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are organisms that cause diseases?

    • A.

      Germs

    • B.

      Pathogens

    • C.

      Dirt

    • D.

      Cells

    Correct Answer
    B. Pathogens
    Explanation
    Pathogens are organisms that cause diseases. They can be bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites that invade the body and disrupt its normal functioning, leading to illness. These microorganisms have the ability to multiply and spread within the body, causing various symptoms and health problems. Pathogens can be transmitted through direct contact, contaminated food or water, or through the air. Understanding and identifying pathogens is crucial in preventing and treating diseases, as it helps in developing appropriate strategies to control their spread and protect public health.

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  • 2. 

    How many forms of pathogens are there?

    • A.

      16

    • B.

      24

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    D. 4
    Explanation
    There are four forms of pathogens. This implies that pathogens can exist in four different forms, which could include bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Each form has its own unique characteristics and methods of causing disease in their hosts.

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  • 3. 

    What nationality was Louis Pasteur?

    • A.

      English

    • B.

      Russian

    • C.

      French

    • D.

      African

    Correct Answer
    C. French
    Explanation
    Louis Pasteur was a French scientist and chemist. He is renowned for his discoveries in the field of microbiology, including the development of the first vaccines for rabies and anthrax. Pasteur's work revolutionized the understanding of infectious diseases and led to significant advancements in the field of medicine. His nationality is French because he was born, lived, and conducted his groundbreaking research in France.

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  • 4. 

    What is the name of the heating process used to kill microorganisms in food?

    • A.

      Fungization

    • B.

      Germazation

    • C.

      Pathogenization

    • D.

      Pasteurization

    Correct Answer
    D. Pasteurization
    Explanation
    Pasteurization is the correct answer because it is the heating process used to kill microorganisms in food. This process involves heating the food to a specific temperature for a set period of time in order to destroy harmful bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens. Pasteurization helps to extend the shelf life of food products and improve their safety for consumption.

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  • 5. 

    What did Pasteur show caused certain diseases?

    • A.

      Evil spirits

    • B.

      Microorganisms

    • C.

      Swamps

    • D.

      Sleeping with the window open

    Correct Answer
    B. Microorganisms
    Explanation
    Pasteur showed that microorganisms caused certain diseases. Through his experiments and observations, he demonstrated that these tiny organisms, such as bacteria and viruses, were responsible for causing illnesses. This groundbreaking discovery revolutionized the field of medicine and led to the development of vaccines and other methods to prevent and treat diseases caused by microorganisms.

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