The company that put the “stealth” in the stealth bomber was:
A. Lockheed Martin.
An institution which controls the shape, price, use, and availability of a technology is called a:
B. Dominant Regulator.
C. Monopolistic Maker.
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.
When was the tank first used in combat?
A. World War II
B. World War I
The name of the first tank was the:
A. Mark I (or M-1).
The M1A1 Abrams tank was used with great success in:
A. World War II.
C. The Cold War.
D. The Gulf War.
The next generation of armored vehicles will be called:
The next generation of stealth aircraft is the:
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.
__________ 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
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 to antibiotics.
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.
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.
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.
Bayer was an early proponent of amphetamines and brought the world two blockbuster commercial winners: aspirin and:
D. diabetic drugs.
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 pharmaceutical companies.
D. develop weaker drugs so that people would remain ill and continue to take the drugs.
Originally __________ were defined as drugs advertised only to doctors and pharmacists, but not to potential patients.
A. all drugs
C. “ethical drugs”
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.
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 smaller.
A. 10; 2 to 3
B. 7; 1 to 2
C. 9; 3 to 4
D. 8; 3 to 5
About __________ of HIV transmission worldwide is through unprotected sex.
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