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Allergy Quiz Answer Key!




1. Dry, irritated, cracked, pruritic skin that extends beyond area of contact is a symptom of what type of allergy?

Type I allergy
Type II allergy
Type III allergy
Type IV allergy

2. Shortness of breath, spike in temperature, sweating, convulsions are a symptom of what type of allergy?

Type I allergy
Type II allergy
Type III allergy
Type IV allergy

3. A dust mite allergy is an example of which type of allergy?

Type I allergy
Type II allergy
Type III allergy
Type IV allergy

4. The symptoms of this type of allergy (chemical allergy) include erythema, swelling, cracking, itching, weeping and dryness of the skin at the site. The dermatitis may also extend

Type I allergy
Type II allergy
Type III allergy
Type IV allergy

5. Blood transfusion reactions are an example of which type of allergy?

Type I allergy
Type II allergy
Type III allergy
Type IV allergy

6. If the allergic reaction first occurs 12 to 72 hours after contact, it’s an example of which type of allergy?

Type I allergy
Type II allergy
Type III allergy
Type IV allergy

7. Transplant rejection is typical of which type of allergy?

Type I allergy
Type II allergy
Type III allergy
Type IV allergy

8. An animal hair allergy is an example of which type of allergy?

Type I allergy
Type II allergy
Type III allergy
Type IV allergy

9. Contact allergies (e.g. nickel allergy) are typical of which type of allergy?

Type I allergy
Type II allergy
Type III allergy
Type IV allergy

10. Blood group intolerance is an example of which type of allergy?

Type I allergy
Type II allergy
Type III allergy
Type IV allergy

11. The symptoms of this type of allergy commonly (such as a latex allergy) include swelling and redness, local to the site of exposure, and non-specific symptoms such as itching and burning.

Type I allergy
Type II allergy
Type III allergy
Type IV allergy

12. Alveolitis (Farmer’s Lung), Nephritis (inflammation of the kidneys) and Arthritis (inflammation of the joints) are examples of which type of allergy?

Type I allergy
Type II allergy
Type III allergy
Type IV allergy

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9-12 correct
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0-4 correct
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