Cdsms - Health 3 - Communicable Diseases

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Disease Quizzes & Trivia

Diseases for which biological agents or their products are the cause and which are transmissible from one individual to another


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Communicable diseases can be transferred in two ways:  
    • A. 

      Direct Transmission

    • B. 

      Automatic Transmission

    • C. 

      Manual Transmission

    • D. 

      Indirect Transmission

  • 2. 
    Immediate transfer of the disease agent by direct contact between the infected and the susceptible individuals
    • A. 

      Indirect Transmission

    • B. 

      Manual Transmission

    • C. 

      Direct Transmission

    • D. 

      Automatic Transmission

  • 3. 
    It is spread usually from person to person by breathing infected air during close contact. The common symptoms and signs are fatigue, fever, weight loss, coughing, and night sweats
    • A. 

      Hepatitis

    • B. 

      Chickenpox

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

    • D. 

      Common cold

  • 4. 
    An upper respiratory infection caused by a virus that usually affects the nose, but may also affect the throat, sinuses, Eustachian tubes, trachea, larynx, and bronchial tubes but not the lungs. Occurs at any time of the year, but they are most common in the winter or rainy seasons.  
    • A. 

      Common Cold

    • B. 

      Hepatitis

    • C. 

      Chicken Pox

    • D. 

      Tuberculosis

  • 5. 
    By the varicella-zoster virus (VZV)           It is often a mild illness, characterized by an itchy rash on the face, scalp and trunk with pink spots and tiny fluid-filled blisters that dry and become scabs four to five days later.
    • A. 

      Common Cold

    • B. 

      Chickenpox

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

    • D. 

      Hepatitis

  • 6. 
    This is swelling and inflammation of the liver. It is not a condition, but is often used to refer to a viral infection of the liver. This is caused by eating food or water.infected with a virus called HAV.
    • A. 

      Common Cold

    • B. 

      Tuberculosis

    • C. 

      Chickenpox

    • D. 

      Hepatitis

  • 7. 
    Three types of indirect tranmission  
    • A. 

      Air-borne

    • B. 

      Jason-borne

    • C. 

      Vehicle-borne

    • D. 

      Vector-borne

    • E. 

      Victor-borne

  • 8. 
    Contaminated materials or objects serve as vehicles. Non-living objects by which communication agents are transferred to a susceptible host.
    • A. 

      Air-borne

    • B. 

      Vehicle-borne

    • C. 

      Jason-borne

    • D. 

      Vector-borne

  • 9. 
    Disease transfer by a living organism, such as a mosquito, fly or ticks
    • A. 

      Air-borne

    • B. 

      Jason-borne

    • C. 

      Vehicle-borne

    • D. 

      Vector-borne

  • 10. 
    Transmission of microorganisms to a suitable port of entry, usually the respiratory tract  
    • A. 

      Air-borne

    • B. 

      Jason-borne

    • C. 

      Vehicle-borne

    • D. 

      Vector-borne

  • 11. 
    Common symptoms are fatigue, fever, weight loss, coughing, and night sweats
    • A. 

      Hepatitis

    • B. 

      Tuberculosis

    • C. 

      Common Cold

    • D. 

      Chicken Pox

  • 12. 
    It is often a mild illness, characterized by an itchy rash on the face, scalp and trunk with pink spots and tiny fluid-filled blisters that dry and become scabs four to five days later.
    • A. 

      Hepatitis

    • B. 

      Tuberculosis

    • C. 

      Common Cold

    • D. 

      Chicken Pox

  • 13. 
    Symptoms are: –Loss of appetite –Mild Fever –Muscle or joint aches –Nausea –Slight abdominal pain –Vomiting –Weight Loss
    • A. 

      Hepatitis

    • B. 

      Tuberculosis

    • C. 

      Common Cold

    • D. 

      Chicken Pox

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