The Hot Zone Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What virus is the Hot Zone mainly talking about?
    • A. 

      West Nile Virus

    • B. 

      Hepatitus A

    • C. 

      AIDS

    • D. 

      Ebola

  • 2. 
    What town in Virginia experiences an outbreak of Ebola?
    • A. 

      Washington D.C

    • B. 

      Reston

    • C. 

      Salem

    • D. 

      Trenton

  • 3. 
    Who was the first documented case of Ebola?
    • A. 

      Charles Monet

    • B. 

      Nurse Mayinga

    • C. 

      William Shakespeare

    • D. 

      Nancy Jaax

  • 4. 
    What was Nancy Jaax's rank in the army at the beginning of the book?
    • A. 

      General

    • B. 

      Colonel

    • C. 

      Private First Class

    • D. 

      Lieutenant Colonel

  • 5. 
    What breed of monkeys was sold to the monkeyhouse in Virginia?
    • A. 

      Baboon

    • B. 

      Chimpanzee

    • C. 

      Crab Eaters

    • D. 

      Gorilla

  • 6. 
    From what cave in Africa did two alleged Ebola cases break out from?
    • A. 

      Kookum Cave

    • B. 

      The cave of Africa

    • C. 

      Bat Cave

    • D. 

      Kitum Cave

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      90%

    • B. 

      40%

    • C. 

      10%

    • D. 

      1%

  • 8. 
    What level of biosafety is ebola at?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      0

  • 9. 
    What is a symptom of Ebola?
    • A. 

      Hemorrhaging

    • B. 

      Sneezing

    • C. 

      Coughing

    • D. 

      Itchy arms

  • 10. 
    How many strains of ebola are there?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      53

    • D. 

      7

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      A long ropelike structure with a loop

    • B. 

      A square

    • C. 

      A wide, flat rectangle

    • D. 

      A circle

  • 12. 
    Aids is mentioned a lot in the Hot Zone. Where is Aids believed to have originated in Africa?
    • A. 

      It broke out of the rain forest

    • B. 

      The lakes and swamps

    • C. 

      Butterflies

    • D. 

      Cony\taminated air

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      It is the highway that Aids is said to travel along from person to person

    • B. 

      It is the highway that links south africa to north africa

    • C. 

      It is the longest highway in the world

    • D. 

      It is the oldest highway in the world

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      He died from Ebola

    • B. 

      He contracted and survived ebola

    • C. 

      He is a minor character

    • D. 

      He discovered Ebola

  • 15. 
    What is the weakest strain of Ebola?
    • A. 

      Ebola Zaire

    • B. 

      Ebola Reston

    • C. 

      Ebola Michel

    • D. 

      Marburg