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Maurice Hilleman: Quiz


Question 1: In 1963, his daughter Jeryl Lynn came down with the ________.
MumpsGastroenteritisHerpes labialisAIDS

Question 2: Of the fourteen vaccines routinely recommended in current vaccine schedules, he developed eight: those for measles, mumps, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, chickenpox, meningitis, pneumonia and ________ bacteria.
Haemophilus influenzaePathogenic bacteriaCholeraTyphoid fever

Question 3: In March 2005 the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine's Department of ________ and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, in collaboration with The Merck Company Foundation, announced the creation of The Maurice R.
Specialty (medicine)PediatricsNeurologyPhysician

Question 4: In 1957, Hilleman joined Merck & Co. (Whitehouse Station, New Jersey), as head of its new virus and ________ research department in West Point, Pennsylvania.
GeneticsBiochemistryMolecular biologyCell biology

Question 5: He credits much of his success to his work with ________ as a boy.
Chicken soupCockfightChickenChicken (food)

Question 6: Squibb & Sons (now Bristol-Myers Squibb), he developed a vaccine against ________, a disease that threatened American troops in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
RabiesDengue feverJapanese encephalitisYellow fever

Question 7: After Hilleman's death ________ wrote, "Yet almost no one knew about him, saw him on television, or read about him in newspapers or magazines.
Cynthia McKinneyDennis KucinichRalph NaderRosa Clemente

Question 8: In his later life, Hilleman was an adviser to the ________.
World Health OrganizationSwitzerlandUniversal Postal UnionFood and Agriculture Organization

Question 9: That helped him to recognize that an outbreak of flu in ________ could become a huge pandemic.
Hong KongPhilippinesUnited StatesMacau

Question 10: He won a fellowship to the ________ and received his doctoral degree in microbiology in 1941.
University of Illinois at ChicagoIllinois Institute of TechnologyNorthwestern UniversityUniversity of Chicago


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