Micro: Upper Respiratory

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 57

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Respiratory Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ____ and ____ cause more than 50% of common colds.
    • A. 

      Rhinovirus, influenza

    • B. 

      Rhinovirus, adenovirus

    • C. 

      Coronavirus, influenza

    • D. 

      Rhinovirus, coronavirus

  • 2. 
    There are vaccines for the common cold.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The treatment for the common cold is symptomatic. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    How long does it take for the common cold to resolve?
    • A. 

      24 hours

    • B. 

      48 hours

    • C. 

      72 hours

    • D. 

      A week

  • 5. 
    _____ invaders only cause disease when host defenses are already impaired.
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Opportunistic

    • C. 

      Tertiary

    • D. 

      Seconary

  • 6. 
    Adenoviruses often affect the _____ and then _____.
    • A. 

      Nasopharynx, oropharynx

    • B. 

      Pharynx, conjunctiva

    • C. 

      Nasopharynx, Eustachian tube

    • D. 

      Oropharynx, Eustachian tube

  • 7. 
    Which is NOT transmission route of CMV?
    • A. 

      Saliva

    • B. 

      Urine

    • C. 

      Blood

    • D. 

      Fecal-oral

  • 8. 
    CMV is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in ____ patients with either primary or reactivated disease.
  • 9. 
    ___ devleops in more than 50% of infants infected with CMV?
    • A. 

      Hearing loss

    • B. 

      Jaundice

    • C. 

      Vision loss

    • D. 

      Mental retardation

  • 10. 
    What is the major antigen of Epstein-Barr virus?
    • A. 

      EBNA

    • B. 

      EA

    • C. 

      VCA

    • D. 

      EBA

  • 11. 
    EBV is transmitted via ____.
  • 12. 
    What interferon does EBV make in attempt to disguise the true host interferon?
    • A. 

      IL-1

    • B. 

      IL-2

    • C. 

      IL-10

    • D. 

      IL-12

  • 13. 
    EBV replicates in ____.
    • A. 

      T lymphocytes

    • B. 

      Macrophages

    • C. 

      Red blood cells

    • D. 

      B lymphocytes

  • 14. 
    In laboratory diagnostics, detection of ___ indicates current EBV infection.
    • A. 

      VCA IgA

    • B. 

      VCA IgM

    • C. 

      EBNA IgG

    • D. 

      EBNA IgE

  • 15. 
    What virus is known to cause hand, foot, and mouth disease?
    • A. 

      Rotavirus

    • B. 

      Coxsackie A virus

    • C. 

      Herpesvirus

    • D. 

      Cytomegalovirus

  • 16. 
    What is chronic suppurative otitis media?
    • A. 

      Perforated eardrum with continuous drainage

    • B. 

      Intact eardrum with intermittent drainage

    • C. 

      Inflammation of the external ear

    • D. 

      Intact eardrum with continuous drainage

  • 17. 
    A cause of otitis externa is?
    • A. 

      Mumps virus

    • B. 

      Strep. pyogenes

    • C. 

      H. influenzae

    • D. 

      Staph. aureus

  • 18. 
    A patient present with enlarged submandibular glands, fever, and orchitis. How is the virus causing these symptoms of the disease spread?
    • A. 

      Urine

    • B. 

      Air-borne droplets

    • C. 

      Blood

    • D. 

      Fecal-oral

  • 19. 
    Which virus is not a typical cause of pharyngitis?
    • A. 

      HSV

    • B. 

      Enterovirus

    • C. 

      EBV

    • D. 

      Rhinovirus

  • 20. 
    EBV is shed continuously.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False