Major Flying Vectors

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Major Flying Vectors

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  • 1. 
    Chrysops is a type of horse fly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of these vectors are species in which only the females are blood feeders?
    • A. 

      Chrysops

    • B. 

      Tsetse

    • C. 

      Triatomine

    • D. 

      Sandfly

    • E. 

      Mosquito

    • F. 

      Culicoides

    • G. 

      Blackfly

  • 3. 
    Mosquitoes have a 'k-type' lifecycle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    To which genus do tsetse flys belong?
    • A. 

      Chrysops

    • B. 

      Tabanidae

    • C. 

      Lutzomya

    • D. 

      Glossina

  • 5. 
    Match the type of tsetse fly to its correct habitat.
    • A. Palpalis
    • A.
    • B. Morsitans
    • B.
    • C. Fusca
    • C.
  • 6. 
    Chrysops is mostly active in the day and especially in bright sunlight.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which measure of control can be used for blackflys?
    • A. 

      Bed nets

    • B. 

      IRS

    • C. 

      Temephos in larval habitats

    • D. 

      Sterile insect technique

  • 8. 
    Which vector has a double branch of wing vein 2?
    • A. 

      Sarcoptes scabei

    • B. 

      Tsetse

    • C. 

      Sandfly

    • D. 

      Lucilia

    • E. 

      Culicoides midge

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      2

  • 10. 
    Male mosquitoes have pilose antennae
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Male mosquites can mate as soon as they reach adulthood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which vector has a discal cell on its wings and iridescent eyes.
    • A. 

      Cordylobia

    • B. 

      Culicoides midge

    • C. 

      Tsetse

    • D. 

      Chrysops

  • 13. 
    Female mosquitoes mate several times in their life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Triatomine bugs have 4 nymphal instars.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Triatomine bugs rest with their proboscis's retracted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Southern cone programme concentrated on which Reduvid species?
    • A. 

      R.prolixus

    • B. 

      P.Megistus

    • C. 

      T.infestans

    • D. 

      T.brasiliensis

  • 17. 
    Sandflies are vectors of leishmaniasis and ... (more than one may be right)
    • A. 

      Bartonella bacilliformis

    • B. 

      Papataci fever

    • C. 

      Epidemic typhus

    • D. 

      Borrelia burgdorferi

  • 18. 
    Lutzomyia sandflies are found in...
    • A. 

      South America

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      Asia, Africa and the americas

    • D. 

      Africa and Europe

  • 19. 
    Sandflies have an aquatic larval stage
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    1st instar larvae with 2 caudal bristles and 3rd instar larvae with matchstick hairs are characteristic of....
    • A. 

      Tsetse

    • B. 

      Mosquitoes

    • C. 

      Culicoides

    • D. 

      Sandflies

  • 21. 
    Harara is caused by the repeated bite of what...
    • A. 

      Tsetse

    • B. 

      Sandflies

    • C. 

      Triatomine bugs

    • D. 

      Pthiris pubis

  • 22. 
    Culicoides midges transmit bluetongue virus
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Japanese encephalitis is transmitted by the Aedes mosquito
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Which of these (multiple) viruses do Aedes mosquitoes transmit?
    • A. 

      Japanese encephalitis

    • B. 

      Yellow fever

    • C. 

      Dengue

    • D. 

      Kyasanur forest disease

    • E. 

      Rift valley fever

    • F. 

      Chikungunya

    • G. 

      Russian spring summer encephalitis

    • H. 

      O'nyong nyong

  • 25. 
    Larvae with 2 polypneustic lobes are found in which species:
    • A. 

      Culicoides

    • B. 

      Tsetse

    • C. 

      Triatomine

    • D. 

      Nosopsylla