Patho - T2b Test1

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Patho - T2b Test1

Huma's first patho test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following defines pathology?
    • A. 

      It is cause and effect

    • B. 

      It is a medical procedure

    • C. 

      It is the science of disease

    • D. 

      It is the applied science of medicine

  • 2. 
    Which term is defined as the sequence of cellular and tissue events that takes place at initial contact with a causative agent until the disease is expressed?
    • A. 

      Etiology

    • B. 

      Sequelae

    • C. 

      Pathogenesis

    • D. 

      Manifestation

  • 3. 
    Which of the following statements concerning rubeola is TRUE?
    • A. 

      Rubeola is a form of skin cancer

    • B. 

      Rubeola is treated with light, reflexive manipulations

    • C. 

      Rubeola is the same disease as Rubella as they are both caused by myxovirus

    • D. 

      Rubeola appears as a rash that starts from the face and moves to the extremities

  • 4. 
    Which one of the following describes the appearance of varicella?
    • A. 

      Koplik spots surrounded by a bright halo

    • B. 

      Raise red vesicles that later dry out and crust over

    • C. 

      Grouped vesicles that follow a dermatomal pattern

    • D. 

      Condylomata acuminatum found on the soles of the feet

  • 5. 
    Which one of the following skin diseases is a latent virus that travels along a sensory nerve and causes severe pain along the nerve's distribution?
    • A. 

      Rubella

    • B. 

      Uticaria

    • C. 

      Myxovirus

    • D. 

      Herpes Zoster

  • 6. 
    Which one of the following statements regarding infectious disesase is FALSE?
    • A. 

      It is normal for certain fungus to live in humans

    • B. 

      Humans and microorganisms have beneficial contact

    • C. 

      It is normal and healthy for parasites to live in the human intestine

    • D. 

      Competition between fungi and bacteria for the same food souce keep the populations under control in the human intestine.

  • 7. 
    Which one of the following terms describes the presence of normal, harmless inhabitance of bacteria in humans?
    • A. 

      Host

    • B. 

      Infection

    • C. 

      Microflora

    • D. 

      Colonization

  • 8. 
    Which one of te following terms describes microbial infection when only the infecting organism is benefiting from the relationship?
    • A. 

      Microflora

    • B. 

      Parasitic flora

    • C. 

      Mutualistic flora

    • D. 

      Commensal flora

  • 9. 
    Which one of the following terms describes microbial infection when both the host and the infecting organism benefit from the relationship?
    • A. 

      Microflora

    • B. 

      Parasitic flora

    • C. 

      Mutualistic flora

    • D. 

      Commensal flora

  • 10. 
    Which one of the following statements describes virulence?
    • A. 

      The ability of a human tissue to support microbial growth

    • B. 

      Disease producing potential of the invading microorganism

    • C. 

      Free living organisms that digest decaying organic material

    • D. 

      A pathological infection resulting from a weakened immune state

  • 11. 
    Which one of the following microbes is an obligate intracellular pathogen?
    • A. 

      Virus

    • B. 

      Fungus

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Eukaryote

  • 12. 
    Which one of the following microbes is capable of living outside the human host and forms large communities called biofilms?
    • A. 

      Virus

    • B. 

      Prion

    • C. 

      Fungus

    • D. 

      Bacteria

  • 13. 
    Which one of the following events will occur when a viral infection is oncogenic?
    • A. 

      The hose will die of sepsis

    • B. 

      The host will grow new healthy tissue

    • C. 

      The host will develop cancer as a result of the infection

    • D. 

      The host will be unaffected as the virus will remain latent

  • 14. 
    Which one of the following terms describes the spread of disease across continents with the potential to affect the entire globe?
    • A. 

      Systemic

    • B. 

      Endemic

    • C. 

      Epidemic

    • D. 

      Pandemic

  • 15. 
    Which one of the following terms regarding the course of a disease is characterized by containment of the infection, repair of damaged tissue, and progressive elimination of the pathogen?
    • A. 

      Resolution

    • B. 

      Acute stage

    • C. 

      Prodromal stage

    • D. 

      Convalescent period

  • 16. 
    Some bacteria can live with and without oxygen are called:
    • A. 

      Anaerobes

    • B. 

      Aerobes

    • C. 

      Facultative

    • D. 

      Germinative

  • 17. 
    A self-limiting condition, caused by salmonella, characterized by nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever is called:
    • A. 

      Gastroenteritis

    • B. 

      Enteric fever

    • C. 

      Traveler's diarrhea

    • D. 

      Cholera

  • 18. 
    An acute, viral infection, highly contageous with a wide range of manifestations, including non-specific, minor illness, aseptic meningitis, and flaccid weakness of many muscle groups is:
    • A. 

      Muscular dystrophy

    • B. 

      Poliomyelitis

    • C. 

      Multiple sclerosis

    • D. 

      Parkinson's disease

  • 19. 
    Protein particles that lack any kind of genetic material, and have been identified in a number of incurable and transmissible degenerative neurological disease are called:
    • A. 

      Lignin

    • B. 

      Leukotrine

    • C. 

      Prion

    • D. 

      Oncogenic

  • 20. 
    These infections are acquired during a stay in the hospital.
    • A. 

      Community acquired infections

    • B. 

      Air borne infections

    • C. 

      Transmissible infections

    • D. 

      Nosocomial infections

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