Practice Quizzes

Chapter 15: Sexually Transmitted Infections

1: Gonococcal pharyngitis is transmitted by _____-_____ sexual activity.
oral-oral
oral-genital
genital-genital
penile-anal
oral-anal
2: As many as _______% of females who contract gonorrhea are asymptomatic.
20
40
60
80
100
3: The extragenital complication of gonorrhea known as gonococcal endocarditis occurs in the______.
uterus
heart
eyes
brain
joints
4: Chlamydial infection is a term that includes _______ major diseases.
2
4
6
10
0
5: Chlamydia is often known as the "silent STD" because _______.
it is easy to treat.
people don't like to talk about it.
it is asymptomatic.
it occurs less than other STDs.
women are ashamed of it.
6: _______ are the population with congenital syphilis.
Adults
Adolescents
Women
Men
Babies
7: A _______ is a painless lesion that is symptomatic of the primary stage of syphilis; it appears at the site of contact.
boil
blister
chancre
spirochete
sore
8: The stages of syphilis are ______, ______, and _______.
Primary, secondary, tertiary
first, second, third
Primary, secondary, latent
Primary, secondary, thirdly
first, secondary, last
9: A herpes infection is categorized by _______ stages.
2
3
4
6
7
10: _______ are bacteria in the vagina that aid in keeping it healthy.
Lactobacilli
Candida
Monilia
Pediculus corporis
Pediculus capitus
11: Scabies causes ______.
skin irritation
genital discharge
burning urination
open sores
chancre sores
12: Scabies are cause by a(n) _______.
bacteria
virus
parasite
mite
amoebae
13: The only certain way to avoid STDs is to ______.
use a condom
use birth control
use spermicides
abstain from sex
ask your partner if he/she is infected
14: Protecting yourself from STDs can include all of these EXCEPT
monogamy.
not using alcohol or other drugs.
discussion with partner about STDs.
reducing number of sexual partners.
trusting your partner is telling you the truth.
15: Despite social factors that have led to an increase in sexual activity, certain STD rates have decreased.
TRUE
FALSE
16: It is possible to contract gonorrhea through contact with toilet seats, cups, towels, or other articles used by an infected person.
TRUE
FALSE
17: The number of chlamydia cases in women far exceeds the number in men.
TRUE
FALSE
18: Chlamydial infections are easily treatable in early stages.
TRUE
FALSE
19: Urethritis, genital warts, and chlamydia are caused by bacterium.
TRUE
FALSE
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