How Well Do You Know Vector Controls?

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How Well Do You Know Vector Controls? - Quiz

In agricultural science, vector controls are different methods, strategies, and procedures used to either limit or completely eradicate those vectors (arthropods, birds, mammals, insects, or anything in-between) that transmit disease pathogens. To find out more, take this short quiz about vector controls.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Removing areas where vectors of diseases can breed is a method of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Treatment

    • B. 

      Habitat control

    • C. 

      Colour control

    • D. 

      Prevention

  • 2. 
    What are organisms that transmit diseases pathogens called?
    • A. 

      Dangerous

    • B. 

      Vectors

    • C. 

      Animals

    • D. 

      Causatives

  • 3. 
    What is the process for developing and strategies for vector control? 
    • A. 

      Expose Vector Control

    • B. 

      Integrated Vector Management

    • C. 

      Vector Management

    • D. 

      Population Control

  • 4. 
    Which of these is a method of vector control?
    • A. 

      Hand treatment

    • B. 

      Killing

    • C. 

      Reducing contact

    • D. 

      Contact management

  • 5. 
    Which of these can be used in mosquito population control?
    • A. 

      Acid

    • B. 

      Acid rain

    • C. 

      Grenade

    • D. 

      Larvicides

  • 6. 
    What is the method of using natural vector predators in vector control called?
    • A. 

      Biological control

    • B. 

      Chemical control

    • C. 

      Handpicking

    • D. 

      Dusting

  • 7. 
    In controlling tsetse fly breeding rate, which of these can be done?
    • A. 

      Introducing sterile male

    • B. 

      Dusting

    • C. 

      Breezing

    • D. 

      Relocation

  • 8. 
    Which is a subfield of public health?
    • A. 

      Bioethics

    • B. 

      Community health

    • C. 

      Healthcare data collation

    • D. 

      Biomedical engineering

  • 9. 
    Which of these is one of the basis of public health?
    • A. 

      Economic status

    • B. 

      Improved quality of life

    • C. 

      Urbanisation

    • D. 

      GDP growth

  • 10. 
    Which is a common mosquito breeding environment?
    • A. 

      Stagnant water

    • B. 

      Rooms

    • C. 

      The Kitchen

    • D. 

      Homes

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