Syphilis And Its Background

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Syphilis And Its Background

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  • 1. 
    How much do you think you know about Ehrlich and syphilis?
  • 2. 
    Who discovered the cure for syphilis?
    • A. 

      Paul R. Ehrlich

    • B. 

      Paul Ehrlich

    • C. 

      Paul J. Ehrlich

    • D. 

      Paul S. Ehrlich

  • 3. 
    In which of the following fields did Ehrlich work in?
    • A. 

      Immunology

    • B. 

      Herpetology

    • C. 

      Haematology

    • D. 

      Chemotherapy

    • E. 

      Microbiology

  • 4. 
    As the director of which institute did Ehrlich complete his research into syphilis?
    • A. 

      Institute for Infectious Diseases

    • B. 

      Institute for the control of therapeutic sera

    • C. 

      Royal Institute of Experimental Therapy

    • D. 

      Georg Speyerhaus

  • 5. 
    Which Nobel Prize did Ehrlich win and in what year?
    • A. 

      Physiology or Medicine in 1907

    • B. 

      Physiology or Medicine in 1908

    • C. 

      Chemistry in 1907

    • D. 

      Chemistry in 1908

  • 6. 
    Ehrlich's concept - the Magic _______ - was supposed to target certain organisms and specifically attack them.
  • 7. 
    From whom did Ehrlich develop his concept from?
    • A. 

      German Biologists

    • B. 

      French Chemists

    • C. 

      German Chemists

    • D. 

      French Biologists

  • 8. 
    Which chemical played a major role in Ehrlich's first breakthrough?
    • A. 

      Sulphuric acid

    • B. 

      Benzoic acid

    • C. 

      Acetylsalicyclic acid

    • D. 

      Arsanilic acid

  • 9. 
    What was the problem with this chemical?
    • A. 

      It was too expensive to mass produce.

    • B. 

      It was too difficult a process to manufacture at all. It was too difficult to manufacture at all.

    • C. 

      It was poisonous to the human body.

    • D. 

      It was religiously frowned upon.

  • 10. 
    Ehrlich's discovery of a syphilis antibody was an accident.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Ehrlich discovered the bacteria which caused syphilis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following animals did Ehrlich test his antibody on?
    • A. 

      Mice

    • B. 

      Rats

    • C. 

      Rabbits

    • D. 

      Guinea Pigs

    • E. 

      Possums

    • F. 

      Cats

  • 13. 
    Ehrlich's testing on animals caused over 10 animal deaths.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following bacteria cause syphilis?
    • A. 

      Spirochaete

    • B. 

      Chloroflexi

    • C. 

      Dictyoglomi

    • D. 

      Thermodesulfobacteria

  • 15. 
    Which arsenical drug turned out to be the most effective in its treatment against syphilis?
    • A. 

      600

    • B. 

      602

    • C. 

      604

    • D. 

      606

  • 16. 
    Which arsenical drug was used?
    • A. 

      606

    • B. 

      708

    • C. 

      142

    • D. 

      914

  • 17. 
    Why was that certain drug used?
    • A. 

      It was cheaper to manufacture.

    • B. 

      It was easier to find.

    • C. 

      It was more friendly on the human body.

    • D. 

      It showed no side-effects.

  • 18. 
    Syphilis can be transmitted by sharing a hot tub.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    There is currently no method of prevention for syphilis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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