28 Multiple choice questions
- unknowingly become carriers and spread the agent before symptoms appear.
to 17 days: symptoms such as: a pox-like rash, raised bumps, fever,
muscle rigidity, shivering, malaise, headaches, and vomiting occur.
INHALATION, ABSORTION. symptoms; include difficulty seeing, speaking,
and swallowing and having double vision, drooping eyelids, slurred
speech, dry mouth, and muscle weakness. OCCUR WITHIN 12 to 80 HOURS OF
- is a naturally occurring bacterium. The primary routes of exposure to anthrax are SKIN and INHALATION.
- skin exposure has a HIGH SURVIVAL RATE
TOXIC- poison found in SEEDS of the CASTOR BEAN PLANT. the primary
routes of exposure to ricin are INGESTION and INHALATION. when ricin is
INGESTED: symptoms begin a FEW HOURS; abdominal pain, vomiting and
- blew it apart
- minutes or hours
- 36-72 hours
- anthrax, ricin, smallpox, botulinum
- a rash and lesions that begin small but grow over a period of days.
- bomb squad and hazmat teams, as well as health officials, have equipment to detect the amount of radiation in the area.
contagious infectious disease that can be transmitted by prolonged
face-to-face contact with an infected person, direct contact with
infected bodily fluids, and direct contact with an infected objects
- is EXTREMELY TOXIC:
numbers of sick or dying people or animals, and unusually high
prevalence of respiratory involvement in diseases that typically cause a
non-pulmonary syndrome, unexplained damage and ruin to crops and
agricultural products, and abnormal swarms of insects.
- symptoms begin 18-24 hours after exposure and include fever, chest tightness, cough, nausea, and joint pain
- respiratory distress, burning of the lungs and airways, choking, and coughing
- casing and detonation mechanism
- living organisms and are unpredictable and uncontrollable when released.
- blurred vision, uncontrolled twitching, convulsions, seizures, or respiratory distress.
- few hours, or may develop over a period of days.
- flu-like such as: respiratory distress, vomiting, and fever, occurs SEVERAL days after exposure.
- dehydration, decreased urination, and decreased blood pressure.
and water supplies by using aerosols, liquid droplets, solid dispersion
(powder) and by using creatures such as: fleas, ticks, or other insects
to spread the agent
- is the DELAYED onset of symptoms
bombs with radioactive materials loaded into the CASING. They are not
considered nuclear weapons because they do not contain the same
explosive power and their radiation is preloaded, whereas NUCLEAR
weapons create radioactivity upon detonation.
- ill and unknowingly continue to work in place
- radiation dispersal devices