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HIV QUESTIONS - Moderate
HIV Info from the Mayo Clinic

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1. HIV is a virus that has DNA in its core (HIV is a DNA virus)  True
False
2. HIV can effect many different species - dogs, cats, and even elephants.  True
False
3. In an HIV infection, RNA is converted to DNA inside an infected cell.  True
False
4. If a person is HIV positive, many body fluids, such as semen and blood, will contain the virus.  True
False
5. CD 4 is the protein found in the outer layer of an HIV.  True
False
6. Within an HIV is a protein called reverse transcriptase which is involved with converting RNA to DNA inside a host cell.  True
False
7. In the USA, HIV/AIDS kills more people than cancer, but not as many people as heart disease.  True
False
8. One HIV is about the same size as one red blood cell  True
False
9. One HIV has five protein coats and 3 lipid coats  True
False
10. gp 120 is a lipid molecule found inside HIV  True
False

 
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