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Question 53

 

Public health preparedness refers to planning for and

responding to acute incidents or events, as opposed to chronic conditions that evolve over time.

True

False

2 points 

Question 54

 

The FBI jointly with CDC conducts domestic investigation of suspected biological weapons use.

True

False

2 points 

Question 55

 

The Department of Defense has a massive infrastructure designed to address threats of any nature, including public health emergencies.

True

False

2 points 

Question 56

 

In 2002, President George W. Bush released the National Security Strategy, which was heavily influenced by which of the following?


a.

HIV/AIDS pandemic


b.

9/11 attacks


c.

Hurricane Katrina


d.

H5N1 avian influenza outbreak

2 points 

Question 57

 

What piece of legislation established the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), which sits in the HHS, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), to manage the development of medical countermeasures against CBRN threats, emerging infections, and pandemic influenza?


a.

USA PATRIOT Act


b.

Public Health Improvement Act


c.

Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act (PHSBPRA)


d.

Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA)

2 points 

Question 58

 

Attribution assessment is determining "who did it" by linking an agent to a source and perpetrator.

True

False

2 points 

Question 59

 

The global experience with which of the following infectious disease outbreaks and the actions taken to try to contain the disease as it spread throughout the world highlight our interconnectedness, as well as the challenges of global health governance?


a.

Zika


b.

Ebola


c.

HIV/AIDS


d.

SARS

2 points 

Question 60

 

Even a small dose of radiation can lead to acute radiation syndrome (ARS).

True

False

2 points 

Question 61

 

The offices within which agency focus on regulatory oversight, monitoring infrastructure, and facilitating the delivery of appropriate countermeasures?


a.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


b.

National Institutes of Health


c.

Food and Drug Administration


d.

U.S. Department of Agriculture

2 points 

Question 62

 

12. In what step of the planning process is the plan put into a specific format?


Step 2


Step 3


Step 4


Step 5

2 points 

Question 63

 

Intentional attacks of biological weapons may be very difficult to detect and differentiate from a naturally occurring event, thus allowing for plausible deniability on the part of the offender.

True

False

2 points 

Question 64

 

What category of chemical agents also include fourth-generation chemical weapons, known as novichok agents, which are thought to be much more lethal than VX?


a.

Blood agents


b.

Nerve agents


c.

Blister agents


d.

Choking agents

2 points 

Question 65

 

The Public Health Improvement Act of 2000 has 10 titles, 9 of which address emerging threats to public health.

True

False

2 points 

Question 66

 

A Trust for America's Health (TFAH) report refers to which of the following as requiring the basic functions of a public health system such as epidemiology, laboratory capacity, and event-based surveillance capacity?


a.

Homeland security


b.

Homeland defense


c.

Emergency management


d.

Public health preparedness

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