Pneumonia: Quiz


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Question 1: Less common forms of pneumonia can cause other symptoms; for instance, pneumonia caused by ________ may cause abdominal pain and diarrhea, while pneumonia caused by tuberculosis or Pneumocystis may cause only weight loss and night sweats.
LegionellosisBacteriaLegionella longbeachaeLegionella

Question 2: Chronic pneumonias, on the other hand, mainly include those of Nocardia, Actinomyces and Blastomyces dermatitidis, as well as the granulomatous pneumonias (________ and atypical mycobacteria, Histoplasma capsulatum and Coccidioides immitis).
Clostridium difficileMycobacterium tuberculosisCorynebacteriumMycobacterium leprae

Question 3: In some cases, chest CT (________) can reveal pneumonia that is not seen on chest x-ray.
Medical radiographyCT pulmonary angiogramX-ray computed tomographyMagnetic resonance imaging

Question 4: ________ is most common in the Mississippi River basin, and coccidioidomycosis in the southwestern United States.
Athlete's footCandidiasisHistoplasmosisOnychomycosis

Question 5: The ________ estimates that one in three newborn infant deaths are due to pneumonia.
Universal Postal UnionSwitzerlandWorld Health OrganizationFood and Agriculture Organization

Question 6: Double pneumonia is a historical term for ________ (ALI) or acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
Acute liver failureSepsisAcute lung injuryMultiple organ dysfunction syndrome

Question 7: Specific blood serology tests for other bacteria (Mycoplasma, Legionella and Chlamydophila) and a urine test for Legionella ________ are available.
Immune systemPhagocytePolyclonal B cell responseAntigen

Question 8: People with infectious pneumonia often have a cough producing greenish or yellow sputum, or phlegm and a high ________ that may be accompanied by shaking chills.
Influenza-like illnessHeadacheFatigue (medical)Fever

Question 9: Necrotizing pneumonia, although overlapping with many other classifications, includes pneumonias that cause substantial ________ of lung cells, and sometimes even lung abscess.

Question 10: The symptoms of infectious pneumonia are caused by the invasion of the lungs by microorganisms and by the ________'s response to the infection.
Toll-like receptorImmune systemLymphatic systemAdaptive immune system

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