Microbiology & Pathology 1

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Microbiology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Tuberculosis affects the:
    • A. 

      Lungs

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Brain

    • D. 

      Lymph Nodes

  • 2. 
    Myobacterium tuberculosis is the etiologic agent of tuberculosis
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Tuberculosis is:
    • A. 

      An Infection

    • B. 

      A Virus

  • 4. 
    A tubercle:
    • A. 

      Is a white spot on the lung

    • B. 

      Surrounds and isolates the bacteria

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 5. 
    Tubercles have:
    • A. 

      A very rich blood supply, making treatment with antibercular drugs difficult

    • B. 

      A very rich blood supply, making treatment with antibercular drugs easy

    • C. 

      A very poor blood supply, making treatment with antibercular drugs difficult

    • D. 

      A very poor blood supply, making treatment with antibercular drugs easy

  • 6. 
    Tubercles that are said to be "acid-fast" or "acid-resistant" :
    • A. 

      Retain the red dye

    • B. 

      Retain the blue dye

    • C. 

      Change in colour to red

    • D. 

      Change in colour to blue

    • E. 

      Decolourized

  • 7. 
    Tuberculosis can be spread by:
    • A. 

      Saliva, Blood

    • B. 

      Coughing, Sneezing, Talking

    • C. 

      Cannot be spread

  • 8. 
    During tuberculin skin testing, positive antigen-antibody reactions are characterized by:
    • A. 

      Itchy Bump Reaction

    • B. 

      Wheal and Flare Reaction

    • C. 

      Blistering Flare Reaction

  • 9. 
    Human Herpes Viruses are numbered from:
  • 10. 
    HHV is spread through:
  • 11. 
    3 types of HHV
  • 12. 
    Varicella and Herpes Zoster are examples of which Herpes Virus
  • 13. 
    What is another word for varicella
  • 14. 
    2 rashes involved with varicella/chickenpox
  • 15. 
    Infectious mononucleosis and oral hairy leukoplakia are examples of which HHV
  • 16. 
    Hepatitis affects which body part
  • 17. 
    Hepatitis can be caused why which 3 factors?
  • 18. 
    A healthy carrier has persistant or active hepatitis
  • 19. 
    A convalescent carrier has persistant or active hepatitis
  • 20. 
    Hepatitis B is a DNA or RNA virus
  • 21. 
    Hepatitis C is a DNA or RNA virus
  • 22. 
    HIV controls host cells known as what
  • 23. 
    HIV can develop into
  • 24. 
    What can cause HIV?
  • 25. 
    Tuberculosis affects which body part
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