Ebola: Quiz

  
  
  
  
  

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Question 1: Rates of genetic change are one hundred times slower than Influenza A in humans, but on the same magnitude of that of ________.
Herpes simplex virusHerpes simplexHepatitis BAIDS

Question 2: The genera Ebolavirus and ________ was originally classified as the species of the now-obsolete Filovirus genus.
Lassa feverDengue feverMarburg virusYellow fever

Question 3: Reston ebolavirus was first recognized among monkeys in 1989 in the Reston, Virginia and again in ________ in the United States, both were traced to the Philippines.
Laredo, TexasAlice, TexasKingsville, TexasSan Diego, Texas

Question 4: An International Symposium to explore the environment and filovirus, cell system and filovirus interaction, and filovirus treatment and prevention was held at Centre Culturel Français, Libreville, ________ during March 2008.
Côte d'IvoireSenegalBeninGabon

Question 5: The virus is named after the Ebola River Valley in the ________ (formerly Zaire), which is near the site of the first recognized outbreak, a mission hospital run by Flemish nuns, in 1976.
GabonCentral African RepublicRwandaDemocratic Republic of the Congo

Question 6: The sGP forms a dimeric protein which interferes with ________, which are a type of white blood cell, signaling which allows the virus to evade the immune system by inhibiting early steps of neutrophil activation.
Neutrophil granulocytePhagocyteGranulocyteEosinophil granulocyte

Question 7:
What genus does Ebola belong to?
Brownea
Brachypelma
Conicosia
Ebolavirus

Question 8: Since then it has occurred again in the ________, Republic of the Congo, and Gabon.
Equatorial GuineaCentral African RepublicDemocratic Republic of the CongoRwanda

Question 9: Ivory Coast ebolavirus
________
Sudan ebolavirus
West Nile virusReston ebolavirusHenipavirusMarburg virus

Question 10: Bundibugyo ebolavirus was first recognized in 2007 in an outbreak in Bundibugyo District, ________.
KenyaUgandaNigeriaMozambique
















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