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  • Question 1
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    Q. A pandemic occurs when a virus spreads
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    within a community
    in a specific region
  • Question 2
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    Q. An epidemic occurs when a virus spreads
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    within a local area or community.
    within a region or regions.
    on a world-wide scale.
    on a specific continent.
  • Question 3
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    Q. An outbreak occurs when a virus spreads
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    within a community (locally).
    within a region.
  • Question 4
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    Q. Which of the following is the least realistic?
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    The virus spreading so quickly around the world
    The CDC becoming involved
    A doctor researching the virus after being told to destroy his samples.
    A doctor contracting the virus while studying it.
  • Question 5
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    Q. Which character in the film was considered the antagonist, or bad guy?
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    Dr. Cheever
    Dr. Meers
    The blogger
    The WHO representative from MN
  • Question 6
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    Q. Were the characters in the story well-developed?  Choose the word that best describes them from the choices below.
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  • Question 7
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    Q. What was the movie REALLY about?
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    A viral pandemic
    The degeneration of society in the face of fear
    The basic instincts of human beings in the face of danger
    All of the above
  • Question 8
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    Q. Which of the main characters contracts the virus first?
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    Dr. Cheever
    Dr. Meers
    the blogger
    Matt Damon
  • Question 9
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    Q. Influenza is a disease of the respiratory system that includes seven common symptoms.  Which of the following is NOT a common symptom of the flu?
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    coughing or sore throat
    severe headache
    runny nose
  • Question 10
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    Q. What is the best way to avoid getting influenza?
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    frequent hand-washing
    staying at home when others are sick
    not touching anything unless your hands are covered
  • Question 11
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    Q. What is the right thing to do in a pandemic situation?
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    Obey the instructions from authorities
    Do whatever you can to save your family members
    Search for answers yourself online
    Try homeopathic remedies even if they are illegal
  • Question 12
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    Q. What percent of the world's population was wiped out by the Spanish Flu of 1918?
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  • Question 13
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    Q. What was the R-Not number for the flu depicted in the film during the first 21 days?
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  • Question 14
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    Q. Who represented the index case in the film?
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    Matt Damon
    Matt Damon's son
    Matt Damon's wife
    Matt Damon's daughter
  • Question 15
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    Q. What is the fomite capable of creating?
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    A way the virus can be cured
    A way the virus can spread by touch
    A way the virus can spread through the air
    None of the above
  • Question 16
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    Q. Which Syrian dictator used nerve gas in 2013 to try to exterminate the rebel forces that opposed him?
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    Mohammed Ali
    Sadam Hussain
    Bashar al-Assad
    Adolph Hitler
  • Question 17
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    Q. During which war was Nerve gas developed and used?
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  • Question 18
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    Q. What does the word homeopathic mean?
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    home-made medicine
    medicine from nature
    medicine from animals only
    medicine from plants only
  • Question 19
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    Q. Which is an example of frisson?
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    I shuddered with excitement.
    I wished the day would just end already.
    My tooth is really aching!
    Help!  My dog got out of the yard!
  • Question 20
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    Q. Which of the examples below is an example of hyperbole?
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    The house shook so hard that it's shutters came loose and toppled to the ground.
    The house was quiet.
    The house was as ugly as Frankenstein!
    The house reminded me of Grandma's.
  • Question 21
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    Q. What does the acronym WHO stand for?
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    World Helping Others
    World Hearing Organization
    World Health Organization
    World Hoping for Order
  • Question 22
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    Q. What does the acronym SARS stand for?
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    Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
    Single Acute Respiratory Syndrome
    Severe Acute Respiratory Sids
  • Question 23
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    Q. What causes SARS?
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    A virus
    Neither a virus or bacteria
    Both a virus and bacteria attacking at the same time
  • Question 24
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    Q. Which gas was used in WWI?
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    Mustard Gas
  • Question 25
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    Q. Which of the examples below carries all of the flu viruses that have caused outbreaks or pandemics in the past?
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  • Question 26
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    Q. Which virus is a cause for concern for the CDC and WHO in the media of the past week?
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    Swine Flu
  • Question 27
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    Q. What kind of birth defect is caused by the Zika virus?
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    swelling of the brain - injury
    small head size and brain development
    large facial features
    small occipital lobe
  • Question 28
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    Q. Which of the following diseases is not carried by mosquitoes?
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    West Nile
    Bird Flu
  • Question 29
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    Q. At the end of the movie, Contagion, what did we learn about how the virus came to people?
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    It originated with an infected pig
    It began with a fruit bat
    It started when Gwyneth Paltrow ate contaminated food
    It began with a virus released by the company Paltrow worked for
  • Question 30
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    Q. How long can a virus live outside of a host?
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    Between 24 hours and several days
    Nobody knows for sure because it depends on the virus
    No longer that 15 minutes
    It dies immediately
  • Question 31
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    Q. St. Valentine disobeyed the edict of Emporer Claudius by
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    performing marriages in secret.
    urging people to get married anyway.
    telling Claudius to back off!
    Having mass marriages in the catacombs.
  • Question 32
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    Q. Why did Emporer Claudius outlaw marriage?
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    He needed more soldiers
    He hated babies.
    He loved lots of women and didn't want to marry any of them.
    He wasn't a Christian.
  • Question 33
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    Q. How was St. Valentine killed?
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    He was crucified like Jesus.
    He was torn apart by two roman chariots pulling his body in different directions.
    He was beheaded.
    He was given poison.
  • Question 34
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    Q. What is/are examples of Valentine customs we have today which may stem from St. Valentine's life?
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    Exchanging cards
    Candlelight dinners at graveyards
    Telling people we love them
    Trying to make friends with strangers
  • Question 35
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    Q. How old do you have to be to get married in the United States?
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    Who cares?!
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