HLTH 505 Quiz Disasters

HLTH 505 Quiz: Disasters

Covers the Learn material from Module 5: Week 5.

  1. A type of allergic reaction known as “Chinese restaurant syndrome” is experienced by many consumers who eat foods containing the food additive:
  2. What substances are prohibited by the Delaney Clause?
  3. Which of the following foodborne diseases is particularly worrisome to public health officials because the pathogen involved is capable of growing quite well at temperatures considerably lower than those within the “Danger Zone”?
  4. Food Defect Action Levels are aimed at regulating what type of substances in food?
  5. Which foodborne disease has the most rapid time of onset following consumption of the tainted food item, with symptoms generally appearing 2– 7 hours after eating?
  6. What is the most likely way in which the American consumer is currently being exposed to potentially dangerous pesticide residues?
  7. What synthetic food additive has virtually eliminated goiter as a health problem in the U.S.?
  8. Sneezing on foods during preparation or handling foods when an open cut or skin eruption is present is a likely way of inoculating foods with the pathogen responsible for which foodborne disease?
  9. Chronic arthritis may develop as a lasting after-effect of which foodborne illness?
  10. Outbreaks of bacterial food poisoning are most often associated with eating:
  11. Strained relations between the European Union and the United States are a result of the EU’s ban on imports of what American food product?
  12. What provision in the 1996 Food Quality Protection Act addressed an important issue not covered by previous legislation?
  13. What substances comprise the GRAS List?
  14. Why were health officials against the use of subtherapeutic doses of antibiotics such as penicillin and tetracycline in livestock feed and trough water?
  15. The incidence of both tapeworm and roundworm infections in the U.S. has been increasing as a result of the growing popularity of which ethnic specialty?
  16. For the average American, which of the following represents the single largest source of exposure to ionizing radiation on a yearly basis?
  17. What is the purpose of nuclear fuel reprocessing?
  18. Responsibility for regulating the disposal of high-level radioactive wastes rests with:
  19. Which type of skin cancer has the highest fatality rate?
  20. In which state were extensive characterization studies undertaken to determine its suitability as the nation’s first permanent high-level radioactive waste repository?
  21. The sharp increase in skin cancer rates during the past few decades in the
  22. S. has largely been attributed to excess exposure to:
  23. Which stage of the nuclear fuel cycle results in radioactive exposure to the largest number of people?
  24. What is the minimum SPF sunscreen rating that is effective for preventing skin damage?
  25. What is the lowest level of whole-body radiation exposure at which visible symptoms of radiation sickness will soon become apparent (i.e., what is the point at which exposure is regarded as “high-level”)?
  26. The “half-life” of a radioactive isotope refers to:
  27. Which of the following parts of the body is most vulnerable to the damaging effects of microwaves?
  28. Which of the following statements in reference to health effects of radiation is false?
  29. What kind of radwaste is managed at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in New Mexico?
  30. What constitutes the most serious type of accident which could occur at a nuclear power plant?
  31. What disease is most frequently associated with low-level exposure to ionizing radiation?
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