Introduction To Viruses: Function And Structure! Trivia Quiz

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This trivia quiz is on Introduction to Viruses: Function and Structure! Viruses are agents that grow only when they are inside a living organism. Did you know that the first virus to be discovered by scientists was the yellow fever virus? Take this interesting quiz and get to review how much you remember the basics when it comes to viruses.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A virus is constructed to two components which are genome and _____________?
  • 2. 
    A nonenvelop virus contains a protein lipid bilayer?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Viruses that infect only bacteria are called?
  • 4. 
    Viruses that infect only fungi are called?
  • 5. 
    Viruses contain cytoplasm or cellulare organelles?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    An intact infectious virus particle is called a?
  • 7. 
    The single protein subunits that form a viral capsid is called?
  • 8. 
    Enveloped viruses get their envelopes from hot cell membranes by budding?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Viruses contain both DNA and RNA?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Viruses cannont be grown in synthetic culture media?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The virus called variola virus causes a very serious illness called? Hint* Jenner created a vaccine for this disease.....
  • 12. 
    The official certification of smallpox eradicated on _________ 2 years after the last case in Somalia?
    • A. 

      December 7 1979

    • B. 

      December 8 1979

    • C. 

      December 9 1979

    • D. 

      December 10 1979

  • 13. 
    Infectious mononucleosis is the most common medical condition associated with ______ ? (abbreviated)
  • 14. 
    EBV is commonly associated with
    • A. 

      Inflamed throat (pharyngitis)

    • B. 

      Fever

    • C. 

      Enlarged, tender lymph nodes

    • D. 

      Extreme fatigue

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Burkitt's Lymphoma is a tumor that is the most common childhood malignancy in equatorial ______? characteristically located in the jaw.
  • 16. 
    What percentage of people with Hepatitis B eventually develop cirrhosis.
    • A. 

      1-5%

    • B. 

      10-15%

    • C. 

      20-35%

    • D. 

      50-65%

  • 17. 
    Mumps is transmitted through airborne droplets from the coughs and sneezes of infected people?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    ______________ is caused by a contagious virus (paramyoxvirus)
  • 19. 
    _________ is swollen, painful testicles?
  • 20. 
    _______ is inflammation of the ovaries?
  • 21. 
    There are one million deaths every year from measles?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The first signs of measles infection are ?
    • A. 

      Fever

    • B. 

      Extremely runny nose

    • C. 

      Red runny eyes

    • D. 

      Cough

    • E. 

      Diahhrea

  • 23. 
    In a measles infection, a rash appears in the mouth. This rash consists of tiny white does on a reddish bump. They are called?
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