VIRUSES lesson 3: History of discovery Quiz

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  1. Jonas Salk made a vaccine for what viral disease?1
  2. SARS. MERS and Covid-19 are all coronaviruses.1
  3. Who made the classification system for viruses?1
  4. Which type of virus will grow in eggs?1
  5. Who was the first person to isolate viruses using a Chamberland filter?1
  6. PCR uses an enzyme called Taq polymerase. What is its unusal capability?1
  7. This tool provided the first step toward the discovery of viruses.1
  8. What do you call something that transfers disease from one organism to another?1
  9. What technique did Rosalind Franklin use to help Watson and Crick discover the structure of DNA?1
  10. What does “in vitro” mean?1
  11. Who developed a vaccine for rabies?1
  12. Tobacco Mosaic Virus was the first virus to be imaged with an electron microscope.1
  13. For centuries, people had been using this procedure to prevent smallpox. Healthy people were exposed to small amounts of pus or scabs from someone with smallpox.1
  14. As far as we know, smallpox has been eliminated.1
  15. The vaccinia virus is a very popular species for scientific research. From what original virus did it come?1
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