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Tropical disease: Quiz


Question 1: Tropical diseases are diseases that are prevalent in or unique to tropical and ________ regions.
Humid subtropical climateLos AngelesSubtropicsSão Paulo

Question 2: Leprosy is primarily a granulomatous disease of the ________ and mucosa of the upper respiratory tract; skin lesions are the primary external symptom.
Peripheral nervous systemBrachial plexusNervous systemAutonomic nervous system

Question 3:
(also called American trypanosomiasis) is a parasitic disease which occurs in the Americas, particularly in ________.
Latin AmericaNorth AmericaAmericas (terminology)South America

Question 4: Contrary to popular conception, leprosy does not cause body parts to simply fall off, and it differs from ________, the malady described in the Hebrew scriptures and previously translated into English as leprosy.
TorahMetzora (parsha)MikvehTzaraath

Question 5: For example by providing ________ to enable investments in more efficient and productive agriculture.
Grameen BankBosnia and HerzegovinaMicrocreditSerbia

Question 6: Human exploration of tropical rainforests, ________, rising immigration and increased international air travel and other tourism to tropical regions has led to an increased incidence of such diseases.
Kyoto ProtocolClimate change and agricultureDeforestationUnited Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Question 7: Travelers' Health - National Center for Infectious Diseases - ________
European Centre for Disease Prevention and ControlBiological hazardCenters for Disease Control and PreventionChinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Question 8:
caused by protozoan ________ of the genus Leishmania, and transmitted by the bite of certain species of sand fly.
ParasitismCatToxoplasmosisDirofilaria immitis

Question 9: Draining wetlands to reduce populations of ________ and other vectors.

Question 10: The two responsible for African trypanosomiasis are Trypanosoma brucei gambiense and Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense.These parasites are transmitted by the ________
EntomologyInsectChagas diseaseTsetse fly


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