Health 5:2

Epidemics
Occurrences of diseases in which many people in the same place at the same time are affected are called ____.
abstinence
Avoiding harmful behaviors such as sexual activity and drug use
F
The primary means of transmission of STIs is illegal drug use.
F
Someone with Herpes Simplex will most likely have many noticeable symptoms.
F
The first sign of infection with HIV is a sore called a chancre.
T
Gonorrhea can be treated with antibiotics.
C
The human papillomavirus causes
a.
gonorrhea.
c.
genital warts.
b.
chlamydia.
d.
genital herpes.
A
Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by
a.
human papillomavirus.
c.
syphilis bacteria.
b.
herpes simplex virus.
d.
trichomoniasis.
C
This STI is a bacterial infection that affects mucous membranes.
a.
Chlamydia
c.
Gonorrhea
b.
Trichomoniasis
d.
Syphilis
B
Some STIs can be spread without knowledge to others because they are:
a.
Preventable
c.
Symtomatic
b.
Asymptomatic
d.
Treated
A
According to the lecture, this STI is considered the most common STI in the U.S.
a.
HPV
c.
Hepatitis B
b.
HIV
d.
Herpes Simplex
B
An infection caused by protozoan that causes vaginitis and infections in the bladder and urethra is called:
a.
gonorrhea
c.
chlamydia
b.
trichomoniasis
d.
syphilis
immune system
The virus that causes AIDS attacks the ____.
B
HIV can be transmitted through
a.
food.
c.
sweat.
b.
blood.
d.
insect bites.
body fluid
HIV lives inside cells and ____.
AIDS
is the advanced stage of HIV infection.
A
As the number of HIV viruses in the body increases, the
a.
number of T cells decreases.
b.
immune system grows stronger.
c.
number of T cells remains the same.
d.
body becomes less susceptible to infections.
A
According to the lecture, what make HIV complicated to cure?
a.
it attacks the immune system
c.
it is a virus
b.
it is ever changing
d.
it is too wide spread
A
In what year was AIDS first noticed?
a.
1981
c.
1985
b.
1986
d.
1982
T
A common complication in diagnosing HIV is misdiagnosing.
F
The third stage of HIV infection is characterized by flu-like symptoms.
symptomatic
The stage in which a person infected with HIV has symptoms as a result of a severe drop in immune cells.
pandemic
A disease that speads quickly through human populations all over the world.
D
In 1991, what was announced as international symbol of AIDS?
a.
yellow ribbon
c.
black ribbon
b.
blue ribbon
d.
red ribbon
EIA
Test that screens for the presence of HIV antibodies in the blood
F
The second stage of HIV infection is symptomatic.
1896
In what year was the first successful drug treatment for AIDS developed?

Please select the best answer from the choices provided

1981
1986
1985
1982

Western Blot
The most common confirmation test for HIV in the United States.
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