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History of malaria: Quiz


Question 1: After resigning from the Indian Medical Service, Ross worked at the newly-established Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and directed malaria-control efforts in ________, Panama, Greece and Mauritius.

Question 2: Dow AgroSciences developed a microencapsulated formulation of the ________ chlorpyrifos methyl as a cost-effective, long-lasting alternative to DDT.

Question 3: In the 1920s Julius Wagner-Jauregg, a Viennese ________, began to treat neurosyphilitics with induced P. vivax malaria.
Emergency psychiatryPsychiatryPsychiatristPsychotherapy

Question 4: One of the key measures of malaria prevention in ________ is the use of insecticide-treated mosquito nets (ITNs).
RéunionSouth AfricaSub-Saharan AfricaMayotte

Question 5: Pyrethrins are non-persistent, being biodegradable and also breaking down easily on exposure to ________.

Question 6: Malaria likely originated in ________ and has coevolved along with its hosts.
African UnionAfricaSub-Saharan AfricaScramble for Africa

Question 7: [91] The first chloroquine-resistant strains were detected around the ________Thailand border and in Colombia, in the 1950s.
Papua New GuineaMalaysiaCambodiaCanada

Question 8: Wellcome images 2000 years of human culture, images from the ________
EnglandUnited KingdomWellcome LibraryBook

Question 9: The book catalogued the environmental impacts of the indiscriminate spraying of DDT and suggested that DDT and other pesticides may cause ________ and that their agricultural use was a threat to wildlife.

Question 10: [52] Laveran was awarded the 1907 ________ "in recognition of his work on the role played by protozoa in causing diseases".
Nobel Prize in Physiology or MedicineBarbara McClintockStanley Cohen (biochemist)Salvador Luria


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