Component: The Search for Better Health

Question 3

Section I Question 3 - 2010 HSC

Method by which the cilia prevent the entry of pathogens into the human body

Question 4

Section I Question 4 - 2002 HSC

Description of a body's response to an infection

Question 7

Section I Question 7 - 2010 HSC

Koch's contribution to an understanding of disease

Question 8

Section I Question 8 - 2002 HSC

Identification of a disease which can be appropriately treated by antibiotics

Question 9

Section I Question 9 - 2002 HSC

Example of quarantine used to control the spread of disease in Australia

Question 10

Section I Question 10 - 2002 HSC

Problem caused by over-use of antibiotics leading to resistant strains of pathogens

Question 11

Section I Question 11 - 2001 HSC

Best way of making creek water safe to drink

Question 12

Section I Question 12 - 2002 HSC

Reason for lack of tissue rejection in transplantation patient

Question 12

Section I Question 12 - 2001 HSC

Reason for quarantine of horses arriving in Australia

Question 13

Section I Question 13 - 2001 HSC

A possible immune response to a pathogen

Question 14

Section I Question 14 - 2001 HSC

Reason for immunisation limiting the spread of infectious diseases

Question 15

Section I Question 15 - 2001 HSC

Strategy to determine whether an identified bacterium in the blood of sick animals is the cause of their disease

Question 17

Section I Question 17 - 2010 HSC

Feature of prions that distinguishes them from all other types of pathogens

Question 18

Section I Question 18 - 2010 HSC

Determination of approximate diameter of a virus

Question 19

Section I Question 19 - 2010 HSC

Observation that helped develop a model for the transmission of malaria

Question 20

Section I Question 20 - 2010 HSC

Sequence of events in an immune response

Question 22-24

Section I Question 22-24 - 2001 HSC

22a. Effect of cloning on the genetic diversity of a species. 22b. Evolutionary effects of a disease entering an endangered population with some cloned individuals. 23. Explanation of historical practices to increase immunity against smallpox. 24. Relationship between a cause and a symptom of a non-infectious disease.

Question 25-28

Section I Question 25-28 - 2001 HSC

25. Possible future effects of the widespread use of antibiotics on the spread of disease. 26. Reason for taking immune suppressing drugs following an organ transplant and consequence for patients. 27. Assessment of a statement's validity using graphical data. 28. Impact of scientific understanding and technology on developments in reproductive technologies.

Question 27

Section I Question 27 - 2010 HSC

(a) Outline examples of effective quarantine regulations. (b) Explain why this method is effective for one example.