Quiz On Helminths, Arthropods And Prions!

19 Questions | Total Attempts: 212

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

      Protozoa

    • B. 

      Cestoda

    • C. 

      Tetrazoa

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

      Saliva

    • B. 

      Urine

    • C. 

      Mucous

    • D. 

      Feces

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

      Basophils

    • B. 

      Eosinophils

    • C. 

      Neutrophils

    • D. 

      Lymphocytes

  • 7. 
    • 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. 
    Arthropods can trasmit viruses, bacteria, and protozoa.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Prions can elicit an immune response.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which cellular surface is the PrPc protein predominantely expressed?
    • A. 

      Muscle cells

    • B. 

      Nerve cells

    • C. 

      Epithelium cells

    • D. 

      Intestinal cells

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    What is the name of the infectious protein product resulting from the conversion of PrPc?
  • 15. 
    What is the inoculation period of spongiform encephalopathies?
    • A. 

      Days to weeks

    • B. 

      A couple weeks

    • C. 

      Months to years

    • D. 

      Several years

  • 16. 
    Prions can be spread by the use of contaminated surgical instruments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    After crossing the mucosa, what cells transfer prions into neural tissue?
    • A. 

      Red blood cell

    • B. 

      Eosinophil

    • C. 

      Lymphocyte

    • D. 

      Macrophage

  • 18. 
    Prions are the most effective within species.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Human vCJD and BSE are caused by the same prion strain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False