Chapter 9 Quiz

Instructions
Quiz for Chapter 9: Environmental Health and Toxicology.

This assessment is worth 10 points.

  1. The World Health Organization regards health as primarily a matter of ________ well being.   (1 point)

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  2. Diseases usually develop in response to _______ factors.   (1 point)

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  3. Morbidity is another word for   (1 point)

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  4. Pathogenic organisms are those that   (1 point)

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  5. Historically, the greatest threats to human health came from   (1 point)

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  6. Currently, the greatest threats to human health come from   (1 point)

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  7. Research on infectious diseases is a _______ priority for the US Government as shown by the ______________.   (1 point)

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  8. A new measure, the ______________, is a tool to ______________________.   (1 point)

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  9. The new measure does not   (1 point)

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  10. Infectious diseases such as diarrhea are closely linked to   (1 point)

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