Introduction To Virology

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This is a quiz about viruses. It deals with the introduction to virology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Viruses are:
    • A. 

      Able to synethsize proteins

    • B. 

      Able to synethsize their own energy

    • C. 

      Unable to replicate DNA

    • D. 

      Able to be viewed by light microscope

  • 2. 
    Enveloped viruses:
    • A. 

      Are resistant to drying, heat, detergents, and acid

    • B. 

      Can survive in the GI tract

    • C. 

      Lyse the cell in order to spread

    • D. 

      Must stay wet during transmission

  • 3. 
    Naked capsid viruses:
    • A. 

      Cannot survive in the GIT

    • B. 

      Are sensitive to drying, heat, detergents, acids, and proteases

    • C. 

      Release from the cell by lysis

    • D. 

      Do not spread easily via fomites

  • 4. 
    Viruses contain:
    • A. 

      Either RNA or DNA

    • B. 

      Both RNA and DNA

  • 5. 
    Name 2 types of symmetry for Naked Capsid Viruses. 
  • 6. 
    Viruses are __________  ____________ parasites. 
  • 7. 
    Name 1 type of viral diagnostic. 
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