VIRUSES lesson 10: Vaccines and anti-virals Quiz

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  1. 1. Polio’s genome has been completely mapped out, down to every last rung of its RNA.

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  2. 2. What does the word “attenuated” mean?

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  3. 3. The goal of an anti-viral medicine is to block or break a viral part without harming the body cell.

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  4. 4. How can viruses become resistant to anti-viral medicines?

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  5. 5. Which researcher used chemicals to damage the polio virus?

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  6. 6. Which one is true of Acyclovir?

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  7. 7. Only B cells can become memory cells.

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  8. 8. There are still some viruses for which we have neither vaccine nor anti-viral medicine.

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  9. 9. What is the purpose of an adjuvant?

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  10. 10. Immune cells must have whole virus capsids in order to make antibodies.

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  11. 11. There is just one type of influezna vaccine.

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  12. 12. Only immune system cells have MHC-2 receptors.

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  13. 13. Only guanine rungs can be mimicked by anti-viral analogue medicines.

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  14. 14. Sabin’s attenuated polio vaccine could still infect intestinal cells.

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  15. 15. Sabin knew exactly how his vaccine worked.

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