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____________________ is usually NOT contagious.
a) Sinusitis
b) Tuberculosis
c) Strep throat
d) All are contagious

It's important to take an antibiotic for the full course of treatment because...
a) It tastes good
b) You can stay home from school
c) The infection could return
d) None of the above

Tuberculosis kills approximately ___________________ people each year.
a) Three hundred
b) Three thousand
c) Three million
d) Three billion

The symptoms of strep throat may include...
a) Painful swallowing
b) Feeling achy
c) Feeling feeverish
d) All of the above

a) Are produced as a direct response to infection
b) Are made of T cells
c) Engulf viruses
d) Fight only bacterial infections

The immune system can be weakened by...
a) A healthy diet
b) Exercising
c) Vaccinations
d) Smoking

Bacteria can be...
a) Agents of disease
b) Found almost everywhere
c) Helpful in the digestion process
d) All of the above

The immune system is made up of...
a) Antibiotics
b) Physical barriers
c) Vaccines
d) Cells and organs of the body

Which of the following is NOT a physical barrier to infections?
a) Cilia
b) Spleen
c) Saliva
d) Tears

Infections can spread in which of the following ways?
a) Touching
b) Sharing food and drink
c) Coughing or sneezing
d) All of the above

Antibiotics are drugs that can kill or slow the growth of...
a) Penicillin
b) Viruses
c) Bacteria
d) Herpes

Symptoms of influenza DO NOT include...
a) Fever
b) Nausea
c) Chills
d) Headache

Mononucleosis is spread by...
a) Kissing
b) Sharing drinks
c) Sharing food
d) All of the above

The two groups of viruses that cause influenza are...
a) Influenza A and B
b) Influenza A and C
c) Influenza B and D
d) Influenza C and D

A vaccine...
a) Is never given more than one time in your life
b) Has been made for mononucleosis
c) Creates immunity against a certain disease
d) All of the above

Common symptoms of mononucleosis include...
a) Swollen glands in the neck
b) Swollen spleen
c) Feeling tired
d) All of the above

The common cold is caused by...
a) Two specific viruses
b) Bacteria
c) Many different viruses
d) None of the above

Colds are spread from person to person by...
a) Touch
b) Coughing
c) Sneezing
d) All of the above

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