Introduction To Parasitology Trivia Quiz

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Do you know the basics of parasitology? This is an "Introduction to parasitology trivia quiz" for you. What's parasitology? Parasitology can be defined as the study of parasites, their hosts, and their relationship. The quiz may seem simple, but here, you will have to type the answer where we can ask the names of the parasite, what it causes, and even more things. Please read the question carefully and then type the answer. All the best!


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  • 1. 
    A smaller organism that lives on or in another organism at whose expense (the host) it takes advantage.
  • 2. 
    The parasite is capable of causing damage, but the animals show no sign of the disease.
  • 3. 
    The parasite is present and causes obvious damage.
  • 4. 
    Lives outside of the host (on the body surface).
  • 5. 
    Lives within the host.
  • 6. 
    Maybe parasitic on an organism but can live on its own in a nonparasitic form.
  • 7. 
    The parasite is completely dependent on the host for survival but not capable of living on its' own.
  • 8. 
    Only stays with the host for short times. i.e., mosquitoes, ticks.
  • 9. 
    Has a broad host range.
  • 10. 
    The host is necessary for development but not for reproduction.
  • 11. 
    A kind of intermediate host used for transportation only and is not necessary for development.
  • 12. 
    A vertebrate host that caries the parasite in nature and is a source of infection/disease for humans and or animals.
  • 13. 
    A parasite that carries a pathogen
  • 14. 
    A poison that, in general, is more toxic to the parasite than the host.
  • 15. 
    Kill insects.
  • 16. 
    Work against protozoans.
  • 17. 
    An unsegmented body.
  • 18. 
    These include superficial fungi and ringworm.
  • 19. 
    Fluke-type worms with unsegmented bodies that are leaflike in appearance.
  • 20. 
    Tapeworms, segmented bodies that are flat, ova contained within the segments.
  • 21. 
    Uncommon, unrelated to nematodes, aka thorny-headed worms.
  • 22. 
    Roundworms- round, unsegmented bodies can be found in any body tissue and cause cutaneous larval migraine.
  • 23. 
    Immune response to something the host was exposed to.
  • 24. 
    An overreaction
  • 25. 
    What's FAD?
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