HM1 Advancement (Malaria Control)

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Malaria Quizzes & Trivia

Malaria control


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the four species of Plasmodium is the most dangerous?
    • A. 

      P. ovale

    • B. 

      P. malariae

    • C. 

      P. vivax

    • D. 

      P. falciparum

  • 2. 
    Plasmodum requires _____ hosts to complete its life cycle
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      3

  • 3. 
    If a sample smear is negative, how often should the sample be repeated?
    • A. 

      Every 4-6 hours for 24-36 hours.

    • B. 

      Every 2-4 hours for 24-36 hours.

    • C. 

      Every 6-8 hours for 24-36 hours.

    • D. 

      Every 8-10 hours for 24-36 hours.

  • 4. 
    What is the dosage for Doxycycline over a 7 day period as part of malaria
    • A. 

      50 mg oral bid

    • B. 

      75 mg oral bid

    • C. 

      650 mg oral bid

    • D. 

      100 mg oral bid

  • 5. 
    If a sample smear is positve for malaria, the smear should be repeated once a day while there are symptoms present and during treatment .
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the male/female sexual forms of the malaria parasite?
    • A. 

      Merozoites

    • B. 

      Hypnozoites

    • C. 

      Gametocytes

    • D. 

      Chemoprophylaxis

  • 7. 
    Malaria in Southeast Asia was demonstrated resistance to which malaria
    • A. 

      Quinine and Primaquine

    • B. 

      Doxycycline and Melfoquine

    • C. 

      Chloroquine and Primaquine

    • D. 

      Melfoquine and Chlorquine

  • 8. 
    Malaria transmission is carried by the male Anopheles mosquito
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    How long before sporozoites, that have infected the liver cells, disappear from the bloodstream?
    • A. 

      30 minutes

    • B. 

      2 hours

    • C. 

      1 day

    • D. 

      2 days

  • 10. 
    Where should blood be taken from to perfom a smear?
    • A. 

      Arterial, capillary or venous blood

    • B. 

      Arterial and capillary blood

    • C. 

      Capillary or venous blood

    • D. 

      Arterial and venous blood

  • 11. 
    __________ is the first line of defense against mosquito bites.
    • A. 

      Bed nets

    • B. 

      Spraying yourself with DEET

    • C. 

      Prescribed medication

    • D. 

      Minimize skin exposure

  • 12. 
    How long should personnel continue to take antimalarial medication upon return from deployment?
    • A. 

      One week

    • B. 

      Two week

    • C. 

      Four weeks

    • D. 

      Three weeks

  • 13. 
    In what two Plasmodium species does the sporozoite remain dormant in the liver?
    • A. 

      P. vivax and P. malarie

    • B. 

      P. ovale and P. vivax

    • C. 

      P. falciparum and P. ovale

    • D. 

      P. falciparum and P. malaraie

  • 14. 
    What personal prevention methods should personnel be utilizing during deployment? CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.
    • A. 

      Bed nets sprayed with permthrin

    • B. 

      Pest control collar

    • C. 

      Skin so soft

    • D. 

      DEET

  • 15. 
    Which type of malaria has a 3 day cycle and can last a lifetime?
    • A. 

      P. vivax

    • B. 

      P. malariae

    • C. 

      P. falciparum

    • D. 

      P. ovale

  • 16. 
    Where does a malaria parasite mature?
    • A. 

      Blood stream

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Pancreas

  • 17. 
    What is the primary vector of malaria?
    • A. 

      Human to human

    • B. 

      Anopheles mosquito

    • C. 

      Plasmodium

    • D. 

      Blood transfusion

  • 18. 
    What is the primary method to avoid malaria infection?
    • A. 

      Use of sunscreen

    • B. 

      Limited visits to malaria-endemic areas

    • C. 

      Avoid getting bit

    • D. 

      Regular medication

  • 19. 
    What is the malaria incubation period for P. vivax?
    • A. 

      18 - 40 days

    • B. 

      12 - 17 days

    • C. 

      16 - 18 days

    • D. 

      9 - 14 days

  • 20. 
    _______ are Standard Naval Letters sent from more than one person
    • A. 

      Naval Messages

    • B. 

      Joint Letters

    • C. 

      From-To memorandums

    • D. 

      Multiple Address Letters

  • 21. 
    Young Trophozoite Stage for the malaria parasite.
    • A. 

      Gametocytes

    • B. 

      Ring Stage

    • C. 

      Schizonts

    • D. 

      Trophozoites

  • 22. 
    Developmental Stage for the malaria parasite.
    • A. 

      Gametocytes

    • B. 

      Ring Stage

    • C. 

      Schizonts

    • D. 

      Trophozoites

  • 23. 
    Cellular Division Forming Merozoites Stage for the malaria parasite.
    • A. 

      Gametocytes

    • B. 

      Ring Stage

    • C. 

      Schizonts

    • D. 

      Trophozoites

  • 24. 
    Sexually Differentiated Forms Stage for the malaria parasite.
    • A. 

      Gametocytes

    • B. 

      Ring Stage

    • C. 

      Schizonts

    • D. 

      Trophozoites