Question 1 of 20 5.0
The company that put the “stealth” in the stealth
A. Lockheed Martin.
Question 2 of 20 5.0
An institution which controls the shape, price, use, and
availability of a technology is called a:
B. Dominant Regulator.
C. Monopolistic Maker.
Question 3 of 20 5.0
If a company produces something and is able to dominate the
market as a result, that company would be called:
A. a sponsor.
B. a Dominant Client.
C. a Monopolistic Maker.
D. a manufacturer.
Question 4 of 20 5.0
When was the tank first used in combat?
A. World War II
B. World War I
Question 5 of 20 5.0
The name of the first tank was the:
A. Mark I (or M-1).
Question 6 of 20 5.0
The M1A1 Abrams tank was used with great success in:
A. World War II.
C. The Cold War.
D. The Gulf War.
Question 7 of 20 5.0
The next generation of armored vehicles will be called:
Question 8 of 20 5.0
The next generation of stealth aircraft is the:
Question 9 of 20 5.0
The project designed to clothe soldiers in order to fight
the wars of tomorrow is called:
A. Future Soldier 2025.
B. Situational Awareness.
C. Star Wars.
D. Land Warrior.
Question 10 of 20 5.0
__________ was a herbicide used by the United States during
the Vietnam War to deprive Viet Cong and North Vietnamese troops of food,
shelter, and camoflage.
B. Mustard gas
C. Agent Orange
Question 11 of 20 5.0
According to the FDA antibiotic resistance occurs because:
A. antibiotics are administered to patients in smaller doses
than recommended by healthcare and federal organizations.
B. patients do not finish the entire bottle of medication
prescribed to them and the bacterial strain becomes stronger and more resistant
C. antibiotics are administered for bacterial infections,
which do not respond to antibiotics.
D. the drug companies are not making the drugs strong enough
due to previous lawsuits.
Question 12 of 20 5.0
Some turkey and chicken products contain __________ which
increases the risk of human infection from bacteria that medications on the
market will not easily kill. It is the most common bacterial cause of diarrhea
illness in the United States.
Question 13 of 20 5.0
The FDA states that about __________ percent of the bacteria
that cause infections in hospitals are resistant to at least one of the drugs
most commonly used to treat infections.
Question 14 of 20 5.0
Bayer was an early proponent of amphetamines and brought the
world two blockbuster commercial winners: aspirin and:
D. diabetic drugs.
Question 15 of 20 5.0
In the mid-1970s, pharmaceutical companies saw that the
solution to the uncertainty of an ill clientele was to:
A. develop drugs for well people, who not only remain
employed but never get “better.”
B. develop stronger drugs for sick people because the market
is sympathetic towards sick people.
C. create safer drugs because too many people were suing the
D. develop weaker drugs so that people would remain ill and
continue to take the drugs.
Question 16 of 20 5.0
Originally __________ were defined as drugs advertised only
to doctors and pharmacists, but not to potential patients.
A. all drugs
C. “ethical drugs”
Question 17 of 20 5.0
Drugs that treat diseases such as Alzheimer’s, depression,
schizophrenia, and aging were tested by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories on:
A. fruit flies.
B. guinia pigs.
Question 18 of 20 5.0
The asymptomatic period of HIV may last __________ years or
longer in a country like the United States, though the infection can progress
to AIDS in as little as __________ years in a country like Zimbabwe or India,
where the percentage of people who can get full treatment and care is much
A. 10; 2 to 3
B. 7; 1 to 2
C. 9; 3 to 4
D. 8; 3 to 5
Question 19 of 20 5.0
About __________ of HIV transmission worldwide is through
Question 20 of 20 5.0
The recent upsurge in medical costs, combined with advances
in technology, is now making __________ a reality.
A. neural “hardwiring”
C. gene therapy
D. genetic testing