Equine Infectious Diseases

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Infectious Disease Quizzes & Trivia

This multiple choice quiz will test your knowledge of diseases that can spread between horses.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Septicemia is the technical term for what disease that can spread from mare to foal during pregnancy?
    • A. 

      Asthma

    • B. 

      Blood poisoning

    • C. 

      Anemia

  • 2. 
    How is strangles spread between horses?
    • A. 

      Airborn germs

    • B. 

      Sexual contact

    • C. 

      Coughing up nasal discharge

  • 3. 
    What is the term for the inflammatory disease of the lungs that is characterized by difficulty breathing, nasal discharge, and lung congestion due to a build up of fluid in the lungs?
    • A. 

      Pneumonia

    • B. 

      Pleurisy

    • C. 

      Encephalomyelitis

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Pneumonia

    • B. 

      Botulism

    • C. 

      Influenza

  • 5. 
    What disease in horses is caused by one of several herpes viruses?
    • A. 

      Equine Viral Rhinopneumonitis

    • B. 

      Equine Viral Arteritis

    • C. 

      Equine Encephalmomyelitis

  • 6. 
    What disease is classified as an acute upper-respiratory tract infection?
    • A. 

      Equine Rhinopneumonitis

    • B. 

      Strangles

    • C. 

      Equine Viral Arteritis

  • 7. 
    What disease comes in the three varieties of eastern, western, and venezuelan?
    • A. 

      Encephalomyelitis

    • B. 

      Influenza

    • C. 

      Botulism

  • 8. 
    What disease is also known as "swamp fever"?
    • A. 

      Scratches

    • B. 

      Equine Infectious Anemia

    • C. 

      Influenza

  • 9. 
    What disease is caused by a toxic bacteria entering the body through a wound or naval cord, resulting in muscular spasms and rigidity that can lead to injury or death?
    • A. 

      Botulism

    • B. 

      Rabies

    • C. 

      Tetanus

  • 10. 
    What disease, when found in foals, is referred to as "shaker foal syndrome"?
    • A. 

      Rabies

    • B. 

      Tetanus

    • C. 

      Botulism