VIRUSES lesson 3: History of discovery Quiz

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