What Do You Know About Viruses?

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What Do You Know About Viruses? - Quiz

Virus are the organisms that require a host to survive. They straddle the edge between non-living and living things. How much do you know about viruses? This is the right place to check your knowledge!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A virus comprises of:
    • A. 

      DNA or RNA and a protein coat

    • B. 

      DNA or RNA and a cell membrane

    • C. 

      Proteins, RNA and cell membrane

    • D. 

      RNA or cell membrane and DNA

  • 2. 
    The smallest out of the following is?
    • A. 

      Eukaryote cell

    • B. 

      Cell membrane protein

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Bacteriophage

  • 3. 
    Viruses are usually named by?
    • A. 

      The scientist who found it

    • B. 

      Where they were first found

    • C. 

      The animal that conveys it

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Viruses reproduce by which of the following means:
    • A. 

      Division by mitosis

    • B. 

      Sexually, by outside fertilization

    • C. 

      Insertion of DNA into the host cell

    • D. 

      External replication

  • 5. 
    Viruses causing diseases in organisms are said to be what?
    • A. 

      Isolated

    • B. 

      Virulent

    • C. 

      Temperate

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    The bacteria structure that is able to withstand environmental stress is?
    • A. 

      Plasmid

    • B. 

      Toxin

    • C. 

      Golgi body

    • D. 

      Endospore

  • 7. 
    Disease causing organisms are called?
    • A. 

      Toxins

    • B. 

      Pathogens

    • C. 

      Blood

    • D. 

      Resistance

  • 8. 
    A.I.D.S is caused by what?
    • A. 

      Lytic cycle

    • B. 

      Virods

    • C. 

      Bacteriophages

    • D. 

      HIV

  • 9. 
    Which of the following destroys bacteria in the body?
    • A. 

      Red blood cells

    • B. 

      Vaccines

    • C. 

      Antibodies

    • D. 

      White blood cells

  • 10. 
    What does virus needs to grow?
    • A. 

      Plants

    • B. 

      Animals

    • C. 

      Living things

    • D. 

      Bacteria

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