Types Of Fungal Infections! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Types Of Fungal Infections! Trivia Questions Quiz

Below is a quiz designed to test your knowledge when it comes to fungal infections. In recent times, we have come to learn that fungal infections invade the tissues on the skin and have the ability to even spread to the tissue, bones, organs, and even the whole body. Give it a try and get to see how much you know about these infections.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Definition: Fungi that grow as either yeast or mold dependant on the temperature or environment.
    • A. 

      Hyphae

    • B. 

      Dimorphic fungi

    • C. 

      Saprophytes

    • D. 

      Spores

    • E. 

      Yeast

  • 2. 
    Fungi that live and uses organic matter like soil, rotten veggies as an energy source.
    • A. 

      Saprophytes

    • B. 

      Dimorphic Fungi

    • C. 

      Spore

    • D. 

      Yeast

    • E. 

      Mold

  • 3. 
    Multicellular colonies composed of clumps of intertwined and branching hyphae.
    • A. 

      Hypae

    • B. 

      Dimorphic fungi

    • C. 

      Spores

    • D. 

      Yeast

    • E. 

      Mold

  • 4. 
    Threadlike branching tubules composed of fungal cells attached to end beds.
    • A. 

      Dimorphic fungi

    • B. 

      Yeast

    • C. 

      Mold

    • D. 

      Hypae

    • E. 

      Spores

  • 5. 
    Reproducing bodies of mold.
    • A. 

      Spores

    • B. 

      Yeast

    • C. 

      Mold

    • D. 

      Saprophytes

    • E. 

      Dimorphic

  • 6. 
    Unicellular growth of fungi can appear spherical to episodical. reproduce by budding, if they don't separate, form long chains of______ known as pseudohyphae.
    • A. 

      Spore

    • B. 

      Dimorphic

    • C. 

      Yeast

    • D. 

      Mold

    • E. 

      Saprophytes

  • 7. 
    Name the 4 levels of fungal infections.
  • 8. 
    What are the two superficial fungal infections and what can they both be treated with?
  • 9. 
    Name the enzyme present in cutaneous fungal infections that degrades skin, loss of hair, brittle nails.
  • 10. 
    Name the 5 Cutaneous fungal infections
  • 11. 
    Name the two subcutaneous fungal infection.
  • 12. 
    Describe Histoplasma capsulatum.
  • 13. 
    Describe Cryptococcus neoformans.
  • 14. 
    Describe Aspergillus flavus.