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General Information On Fungi

12 Questions
General Information On Fungi

A few questions to review fungi.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a part of fungi cell membrane/cell wall?
    • A. 

      Ergosterol

    • B. 

      Chitin

    • C. 

      Peptidoglycan

    • D. 

      Beta glucan

    • E. 

      Mannan

  • 2. 
    Cryptococcus is not encapsulated?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a function of a germ tube?
    • A. 

      Adherence

    • B. 

      Reproduction

    • C. 

      Penetration

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following contains septate?
    • A. 

      Rhizopus

    • B. 

      Candida

    • C. 

      Aspergillus

    • D. 

      Mucor

    • E. 

      Cryptococcus

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is contain conidium?
    • A. 

      Penicillin

    • B. 

      Rhizopus

    • C. 

      Aspergillus

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the result of arthrospores?
    • A. 

      Jock Itch

    • B. 

      Ring Worm

    • C. 

      Athletes foot

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    What is the purpose of Chlamydoconidia?
    • A. 

      Penetration

    • B. 

      Adhesion

    • C. 

      Survival in adverse environments

    • D. 

      Invasion

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    In who would you most likely find a fungal disease?
    • A. 

      Elderly

    • B. 

      Obese

    • C. 

      Athlete

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a virulance factor of Candida?
    • A. 

      Lving in the gut of a healthy human

    • B. 

      Extracellular enzymes

    • C. 

      Form germ tubes

    • D. 

      Adherence to tissue

    • E. 

      Formation of hypae

  • 10. 
    Most fungi are anaerobes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a common media to grow fungi?
    • A. 

      Antibiotic Agar

    • B. 

      Sabouraud's Agar

    • C. 

      Potato Dextrose Agar

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT a target for antifungals?
    • A. 

      The Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Sterols

    • C. 

      Cell wall

    • D. 

      Nucleic acid and protein synthesis

    • E. 

      Mitotic spindle formation