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Multiple Choice Quiz

This activity contains 16 questions.

Question 1
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Infection by which of the following does NOT typically cause life-threatening illness?
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Question 2
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A foodborne illness caused by _______ would be considered an infection.
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Question 3
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After eating canned corn, Diana suffered severe gastrointestinal illness and muscle paralysis. While being treated at the hospital doctors told Diana that her acute symptoms were likely due to bacterial contamination of the canned corn she had consumed. Which of the following organisms is the most likely culprit for Diana's illness?
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Question 4
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Which of the following pathogens is protozoan rather than bacterial or viral?
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Question 5
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Which of the following can be used to inhibit bacterial growth?
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Question 6
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Which of the following federal agencies is responsible for monitoring domestic and imported meat and poultry?
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Question 7
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Which of the following pathogens is considered a Category A biological agent?
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Question 8
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Which of the following food items is most likely to be contaminated with mercury?
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Question 9
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Which of the following is a BAD food handling practice?
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A physician should be consulted for which of the following symptoms of diarrheal illness?
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Question 11
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What is a foodborne illness caused by pathogens?
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Question 12
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Which type of bacteria enters our bodies through the ingestion of food contaminated with fecal matter?
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Question 13
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Once infected with Escherichia coli O157:H7, how does one prevent its spread?
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Why do many foodborne illnesses go unreported?
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Question 15
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What does trans-shell mean?
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Question 16
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Which of the following are NOT killed by heat alone?
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