Quiz On Helminths, Arthropods And Prions!

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There are hundreds of animal groups that are there classified on the basis of biological differences. This Quiz On Helminths, Arthropods, and Prions is going to test your knowledge about three of these animal groups. Not only will you get to test your knowledge through this quiz, but it will also make you more aware and knowledgeable about them. Get yourself ready and win this quiz with a good score!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Helminths are a multicellular group of parasitic worms called?
    • A. 

      Protozoa

    • B. 

      Cestoda

    • C. 

      Trematoda

    • D. 

      Metazoa

  • 2. 
    Which helminth has long, thin unsegmented tube-like bodies?
    • A. 

      Cestoda

    • B. 

      Trematoda

    • C. 

      Flukes

    • D. 

      Nematoda

  • 3. 
    Which helminth has only longitudinal direction muscles used for sideways thrashing movement?
    • A. 

      Roundworms

    • B. 

      Flatworms

    • C. 

      Flukes

    • D. 

      Tapeworms

  • 4. 
    Which helminth does not have a gut or body cavity?
    • A. 

      Fluke

    • B. 

      Digenea

    • C. 

      Tapeworm

    • D. 

      Larva

  • 5. 
    Which bodily excrement is examined for ova and parasites of helminths?
    • A. 

      Saliva

    • B. 

      Urine

    • C. 

      Mucous

    • D. 

      Feces

  • 6. 
    Which WBC count is increased specifically during helminth infection?
    • A. 

      Basophils

    • B. 

      Eosinophils

    • C. 

      Neutrophils

    • D. 

      Lymphocytes

  • 7. 
    What is taeniasis?
    • A. 

      Fluke infection of the adult in the gut

    • B. 

      Intermediate host infection in the gut

    • C. 

      Adult tapeworm infection in the gut

    • D. 

      Nematode infection in the gut

  • 8. 
    The amount of nutrients taken from the host by taeniasis is negligible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What are the most important flukes involving development in the intestines, lungs, liver, and blood vessels?
    • A. 

      Taeniasis

    • B. 

      Clonorchis

    • C. 

      Trichinella

    • D. 

      Schistosomiasis

  • 10. 
    Prions can elicit an immune response.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which cellular surface is the PrPc protein predominantly expressed?
    • A. 

      Muscle cells

    • B. 

      Nerve cells

    • C. 

      Epithelium cells

    • D. 

      Intestinal cells

  • 12. 
    Which is NOT true regarding the properties of a prion?
    • A. 

      Large size

    • B. 

      Resistant to heat

    • C. 

      Slow replication

    • D. 

      Lack of nucleic acid genome

  • 13. 
    What is the inoculation period of spongiform encephalopathies?
    • A. 

      Days to weeks

    • B. 

      A couple of weeks

    • C. 

      Months to years

    • D. 

      Several years

  • 14. 
    Prions can be spread by the use of contaminated surgical instruments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    After crossing the mucosa, what cells transfer prions into neural tissue?
    • A. 

      Red blood cell

    • B. 

      Eosinophil

    • C. 

      Lymphocyte

    • D. 

      Macrophage

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