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Microbiology Quizzes & Trivia

To help with memorizing the causes and etc of topics found in microbiology. With this we will pass. . . . I hope :/


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • B. 

      Otomycosis

    • C. 

      Pityriasis (Tinea) Versicolor

    • D. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

    • E. 

      Tinea Barbae

  • 2. 
    This is a monomorphic mold that causes cutaneous mycoses of the glaborus skin of the face. Doesn't involve the hair on the face.
    • A. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • B. 

      Otomycosis

    • C. 

      Tinea Corporis

    • D. 

      Tinea Barbae

    • E. 

      Tinea Capitis Ecothothrix

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Fluconazole

    • B. 

      Terbinafine

    • C. 

      Griseofulvin

    • D. 

      Miconazole

    • E. 

      Ketoconazole

  • 4. 
    Which of the following shows partial protective immunity?
    • A. 

      Tinea Pedis

    • B. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • C. 

      Pseudallescheriasis

    • D. 

      Otomycosis

    • E. 

      Pityriasis (Tinea) Versicolor

  • 5. 
    Otomycosis is NOT part of which species?
    • A. 

      Aspergillus

    • B. 

      Trichophyton

    • C. 

      Penicillin

    • D. 

      Mucor

    • E. 

      Rhizopus

  • 6. 
    Which is an oppurtunistic mold, saprophytic, monomorphic mold that causes superficial infections of the outer ear?
    • A. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • B. 

      Otomycosis

    • C. 

      Pityriasis (Tinea) Versicolor

    • D. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

    • E. 

      Tinea Barbae

  • 7. 
    Which of the following DOES NOT have an incubation period of 10 to 14 days (2wks)?
    • A. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • B. 

      Tinea Barbae

    • C. 

      Tinea Corporis

    • D. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

    • E. 

      Tinea Unguium

  • 8. 
    Which of the following require re-treatment for chronic, relapsing leasions?
    • A. 

      Pityriasis (Tinea) Versicolor

    • B. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • C. 

      Tinea Barbae

    • D. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

    • E. 

      Otomycosis

  • 9. 
    Which is not a predisposing factor for Pityriasis (Tinea) Versicolor?
    • A. 

      Use of lipid emulsions and illness

    • B. 

      Malnutrition and low electrolytes

    • C. 

      High Temperature and humity

    • D. 

      High cortisol levels

  • 10. 
    Infection occurs when this lipophilic fungus feeds on the skin oil and removes the stratum corneum layer resulting in a squamous cell turnover of outer epithelium?
    • A. 

      Tinea Capitis Endothrix

    • B. 

      Pityriasis (Tinea) Versicolor

    • C. 

      Otomycosis

    • D. 

      Rhodotorulosis

    • E. 

      Candidiasis

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is found worldwide in the soil?
    • A. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • B. 

      Otomycosis

    • C. 

      Tinea Endothrix

    • D. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

    • E. 

      Pityriasis (Tinea) Versicolor

  • 12. 
    Which of the following can result in hair loss?
    • A. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • B. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

    • C. 

      Tinea Capitis Endothrix

    • D. 

      Pityriasis (Tinea) Versicolor

    • E. 

      Tinea Manuum

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Days

    • B. 

      Two wks

    • C. 

      Unknown

    • D. 

      Months

    • E. 

      Years

  • 14. 
    Which of the following if found in Africa and Europe?
    • A. 

      Tinea Barbae

    • B. 

      Pityriasis (Tinea) Versicolor

    • C. 

      Tinea Favosa

    • D. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • E. 

      Tinea Manuum

  • 15. 
    I am an African American woman and I present with pinkish-white patches on the skin of my upper body. What do I have?
    • A. 

      Pityriasis (Tinea) Versicolor

    • B. 

      Tinea Favosa

    • C. 

      Otomycosis

    • D. 

      Tinea Barbae

    • E. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

  • 16. 
    Infection of Pityriasis (Tinea) Versicolor are most common between?
    • A. 

      Adolescence and Elderly

    • B. 

      Adolescence and Middle Age

    • C. 

      Middle Age and Elderly

    • D. 

      Neonates and Adolescence

    • E. 

      Middle Age and Neonates

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      45-65%

    • B. 

      40-60%

    • C. 

      20-40%

    • D. 

      40-50%

    • E. 

      50-70%

  • 18. 
    KOH/PAS staining of skin scrapings show short, stubby hyphae and globose budding yeast cells (spaghetti and meatballs)
    • A. 

      Tinea Favosa

    • B. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • C. 

      Otomycosis

    • D. 

      Pityriasis (Tinea) Versicolor

    • E. 

      Tinea Barbae

  • 19. 
    Infection with this can develop into itchy papules and pustules (inflammation of hair follicles or the lacrimal sac) or atopic dermatitis on the back and upper trunk.
    • A. 

      Pityriasis (Tinea) Versicolor

    • B. 

      Tinea Barbae

    • C. 

      Tinea Favosa

    • D. 

      Otomycosis

    • E. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

  • 20. 
    Most infections of this mold resolve rapidly and spontaneously.
    • A. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • B. 

      Tinea Capitis Endothrix

    • C. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

    • D. 

      Tinea Barbae

    • E. 

      Tinea Corporis

  • 21. 
    Griseofulvin is used for all of the following except?
    • A. 

      Tinea Barbae

    • B. 

      Tinea Corporis

    • C. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

    • D. 

      Tinea Capitis Endothrix

    • E. 

      Tinea Faciei

  • 22. 
    In this infection conidia and hyphae are seen inside hair shafts on the KOH/PAS stains.
    • A. 

      Tinea Corporis

    • B. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • C. 

      Tinea Barbae

    • D. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

    • E. 

      Tinea Capitis Endothrix

  • 23. 
    Non-infective, cutaneous allergic reactions can occur as a result of this infection.
    • A. 

      Tinea Capitis Endothrix

    • B. 

      Tinea Favosa

    • C. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

    • D. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • E. 

      Tinea Barbae

  • 24. 
    A chronic infection that can persist through adult life.
    • A. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

    • B. 

      Tinea Capitis Endothrix

    • C. 

      Tinea Barbae

    • D. 

      Tinea Corporis

    • E. 

      Tinea Favosa

  • 25. 
    This is also known as gray-patch ringworm that is a prepubertal infection of the scalp, eyelashes and eyebrows.
    • A. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

    • B. 

      Tinea Capitis Endothrix

    • C. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • D. 

      Tinea Corporis

    • E. 

      Tinea Favosa

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      Fluconazole

    • B. 

      Griseofluvin

    • C. 

      Terbinafine

    • D. 

      Ketoconazole

    • E. 

      Miconazole

  • 27. 
    Chains of macroconidia and hyphae are seen on hair shafts treated with KOH/PAS stains.
    • A. 

      Tinea Barbae

    • B. 

      Tinea Corporis

    • C. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

    • D. 

      Tinea Capitis Endothrix

    • E. 

      Tinea Faciei

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Male infection and female infection common before puberty

    • B. 

      Male infection and female infection common after puberty

    • C. 

      Male infection common before puberty and female infections common after puberty

    • D. 

      Male infection common after puberty and female infections common before puberty

  • 29. 
    Lesions begin as coalesced papules in a ring form and can develop into kerions (boddy areas of massive inflammation or keloids (scars produced by collagen deposition).
    • A. 

      Tinea Capitis Endothrix

    • B. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

    • C. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • D. 

      Tinea Barbae

    • E. 

      Tinea Corporis

  • 30. 
    I am not transmitted from person to person or by animals?
    • A. 

      Histoplasmosis

    • B. 

      Coccidioidomycosis

    • C. 

      Pityriasis (tinea) versicolor

    • D. 

      Tinea Manuun

    • E. 

      Tinea Faciei

  • 31. 
    This is a dimorphic fungus found in arid and semiarid regions SW United States, Central America and S. America in the soil.
    • A. 

      Coccidioidomycosis

    • B. 

      Histoplasmosis

    • C. 

      Mucormycosis

    • D. 

      Onychomycosis

    • E. 

      Aspergillosis

  • 32. 
    Which is not true of the transmission of Tinea Capitis Ectothrix?
    • A. 

      Can be transmitted from person to person

    • B. 

      Can be transmitted by contaminated fomites

    • C. 

      Can be transmitted by non-human mammals

    • D. 

      Can be transmitted by aerial dissemination

    • E. 

      Can be transmitted by kissing

  • 33. 
    Monomorphic molds that cause cutaneous mycoses of the scalp and belong to the microsporum species.
    • A. 

      Tinea Capitis Endothrix

    • B. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

    • C. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • D. 

      Tinea Barbae

    • E. 

      Tinea Corporis

  • 34. 
    I am a pale white person and I present with red, brownish, blotchy, scaly, painless, hypopigmented or hyperpigmented patches on the skin of my upper body? What do I have?
    • A. 

      Tinea Capitis Endothrix

    • B. 

      Tinea Favosa

    • C. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • D. 

      Pityriasis (tinea) versicolor

    • E. 

      Otomycosis

  • 35. 
    Which of the following infects humans and animals but humans and animals are not reserviors?
    • A. 

      Humans and animals are always reserviors

    • B. 

      Otomycosis

    • C. 

      Tinea Barbae

    • D. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • E. 

      Tina Capitis Ectothrix

  • 36. 
    KOH preps of the exudate reveal fragments of mycelium with or without branches and septa?
    • A. 

      Tinea Capitis Ectothrix

    • B. 

      Tinea Barbae

    • C. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • D. 

      Otomycosis

    • E. 

      Pityrasis (tinea) versicolor

  • 37. 
    Itching, pain, inflammation, loss of hearing and serous secretions of a chronic infection of the external ear is characterized by?
    • A. 

      Otomycosis

    • B. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • C. 

      Tinea Barbae

    • D. 

      Tinea Favosa

    • E. 

      Histoplasmosis

  • 38. 
    I am transmitted by contact with contaminated fomites. Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Otomycosis

    • B. 

      Tinea Faciei

    • C. 

      Pityrasis (tinea) versicolor

    • D. 

      Tinea capitis Ectothrix

    • E. 

      Tinea Barbae

  • 39. 
    A patient comes into the doctor's office and their external auditory meatus contains large masses of epithelial debris containing fungi and/or bacteria and fungi. What does the patient have?
    • A. 

      Otomycosis

    • B. 

      Tinea Favosa

    • C. 

      Pityrasis (tinea) versicolor

    • D. 

      Tina Capitis Ectothrix

    • E. 

      Tinea Capitis Endothrix

  • 40. 
    A dimorphic mold that produces subcutaneous infection.
    • A. 

      Psedallescheriasis

    • B. 

      Sporotrichosis

    • C. 

      Rhodotorulosis

    • D. 

      Cryptococcosis

    • E. 

      Pneumocystosis

  • 41. 
    A monomorphic mold that produces subcutaneous infections.
    • A. 

      Pneumocystosis

    • B. 

      Sporotrichosis

    • C. 

      Rhodotorulosis

    • D. 

      Psedallescheriasis

    • E. 

      Cryptococcosis

  • 42. 
    PAS tissue stains show chlamydospores in asteroid bodies and cigar shaped budding yeast forms in pus filles granulomas.
    • A. 

      Psedallescheriasis

    • B. 

      Cryptococcosis

    • C. 

      Sporotrichosis

    • D. 

      Pneumocystosis

    • E. 

      Rhodotorulosis

  • 43. 
    • A. 

      Griseofulvin

    • B. 

      Miconazole

    • C. 

      Ketoconazole

    • D. 

      Terbinafine

    • E. 

      Floconazole

  • 44. 
    • A. 

      Griseofluvin

    • B. 

      Miconazole

    • C. 

      Ketoconazole

    • D. 

      Terbinafine

    • E. 

      Fluconazole

  • 45. 
    The close association or living together of organisms of different species.
    • A. 

      Normal flora

    • B. 

      Symbiosis

    • C. 

      Commensalism

    • D. 

      Mutualism

    • E. 

      Parasitism

  • 46. 
    Which statement is false?
    • A. 

      Tinea manuum KOH?PAS preps of skin scraping show masses of hyphae and macroconidia

    • B. 

      Tinea manuum infection begins where there is maceration of the skin due to occupational activities

    • C. 

      Tinea manuum is most prevalent in males and associated with Tinea Corporis

    • D. 

      Tinea unguium is usually associated with Tinea pedis or Tinea manuum

  • 47. 
    An obligatory relationship in which one organism, the parasite, is metabolically dependent on another organism, the host. The host is usually harmed.
    • A. 

      Normal flora

    • B. 

      Symbiosis

    • C. 

      Commensalism

    • D. 

      Mutualism

    • E. 

      Parasitism

  • 48. 
    Type of symbiosis in which both host and parasite benefit.
    • A. 

      Normal Flora

    • B. 

      Symbiosis

    • C. 

      Commensalism

    • D. 

      Mutualism

    • E. 

      Parasitism

  • 49. 
    Organisms that are normally and consistently found in or on the body in the absence of disease
    • A. 

      Normal Flora

    • B. 

      Symbiosis

    • C. 

      Commensalism

    • D. 

      Mutualism

    • E. 

      Parasitism

  • 50. 
    Which of the following is treated with Terbinafine? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Tinea Corporis

    • B. 

      Tinea Unguium

    • C. 

      Tinea Cruris

    • D. 

      Tinea Manuum

    • E. 

      Tinea Pedis

  • 51. 
    Leukonychia mycotica is a_____?
    • A. 

      Nail invasion that begins as exfolative in the nail plate and become vesicular red circumscribed patches on the surface of the nail

    • B. 

      Nail invasion resticted to white patches or pits on the surface of the nail

  • 52. 
    A type of symbiosis where a parasite is benefited and the host is neither benefited nor harmed by the relationship
    • A. 

      Normal flora

    • B. 

      Symbiosis

    • C. 

      Commensalism

    • D. 

      Mutualism

    • E. 

      Parasitism

  • 53. 
    KOH/PAS stains of exudate reveal granules composed of broad, branching septate hyphae w/ dense, neutrophilic exudates as black grains.
    • A. 

      Pseudallescheriasis

    • B. 

      Sporotrichosis

    • C. 

      Rhodotorulosis

    • D. 

      Candidiasis

    • E. 

      Cryptococcosis

  • 54. 
    Mycelial invasion  results in local lesions in the lymphatics that contain neutophils, macrophages and giant cells.
    • A. 

      Rhodotorulosis

    • B. 

      Pseudallescheriasis

    • C. 

      Candidiasis

    • D. 

      Sporotrichosis

    • E. 

      Pneumocytosis

  • 55. 
    Hyphae invade subcutaneous tissue producing granulomas with allergic reactions.
    • A. 

      Pneumocytosis

    • B. 

      Pseudalescheriasis

    • C. 

      Rhodotorulosis

    • D. 

      Candidiasis

    • E. 

      Sporotrichosis