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Bioterrorism

1.  Anthrax is classified as a Category A weapon.
A) True
B) False
2.  Biological weapons can be aerosolized, meaning they can be easily spread into the air and inhaled by humans.
A) True
B) False
3.  Which of the following are indicators of a possible chemical incident?
A) numerous dead insects and animals in the area
B) mass human casualties soon after an attack
C) numerous surfaces having oily droplets or film
D) All of the Above
4.  Nuclear weapons produce devastating and long-term effects on human and animal life, as well as the environments in which they live.
A) True
B) False
5.  Terrorists could launch a systemic attack on a nuclear power plant by venting or overloading a reactor so it acts as a radiological weapon.
A) True
B) False
6.  What types of injuries might be caused by an E bomb?
A) burns
B) coughing
C) choking
7.  Nuclear patient's requiring immediate lifesaving surgery fall into which of the following treatment categories?
A) Immediate treatment group (T1)
B) Delayed treatment group (T2)
C) Minimal treatment group (T3)
D) Expectant treatment group (T4)
8.  Which form of Plague is the most feared as a possible weaponized agent?
A) bubonic
B) septic
C) primary pneumonic
9.  What type of (bio)agent causes Smallpox?
A) Variola major
B) Viral hemorrhagic fevers
C) Alphaviruses
D) Hantaviruses
10.  Which risk category does Yellow Fever fall into?
A) Category A
B) Category B
C) Category C
11.  Category A agents are easy to transmit and disperse.
A) True
B) False
12.  Which form of Anthrax exposure is of the greatest concern?
A) inhalational
B) cutaneous
C) gastrointestinal
13.  The first indication of a biological warfare attack will most likely be patients arriving at an medical treatment facility with an illness.
A) True
B) False
14.  The most common form of human botulism is acquired through the ingestion of toxin-contaminated food in which C botulinum spores have germinated.
A) True
B) False
15.  Along with early detection, rapid notification to public health authorities of a suspected disease outbreak is critical to successful surveillance outcomes.
A) True
B) False
16.  The incubation period of smallpox is usually 12–14 days.
A) True
B) False

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