Parasitology Midterm

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Parasitology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    It is the largest roundworm.
    • A. 

      Enterobius vermicularis

    • B. 

      Ascaris lumbricoides

    • C. 

      Strongyloides stercoralis

    • D. 

      Ancylostoma duodenale

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a pathophysiology of A. lumbricoides?
    • A. 

      Ascariasis

    • B. 

      Roundworm infection

    • C. 

      Loeffler's Syndrome

    • D. 

      Cochin China Disease

  • 3. 
    It is associated with Rectal Prolapse and Peristalsis.
    • A. 

      Entobius vermicularis

    • B. 

      Trichuris trichiura

    • C. 

      Ascaris lumbricoides

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    It resembles a pencil lead thickness.
    • A. 

      Male Ascaris lumbricodes

    • B. 

      Fertilized egg of Ascaris lumbricodes

    • C. 

      Unfertilized egg of Ascaris lumbricodes

    • D. 

      Female Ascaris lumbricodes

  • 5. 
    It is a secretory product of the egg and it is chitinous.
    • A. 

      Chorionic Shell

    • B. 

      Vitelline membrane

    • C. 

      True shell

    • D. 

      Both a and c

  • 6. 
    It is a tubular or funnel-shaped for sucking purposes.
    • A. 

      Esophagus

    • B. 

      Buccal cavity

    • C. 

      Mouth

    • D. 

      Anus

  • 7. 
    It is the outermost layer of an ovum and has a tanning action.
    • A. 

      Albuminous layer

    • B. 

      Vitelline Membrane

    • C. 

      Chitin

    • D. 

      True shell

  • 8. 
    An esophageal type that is long, tube-like muscled cells.
    • A. 

      Rhabditis type

    • B. 

      Stichosome type

    • C. 

      Filarial type

    • D. 

      Both a and c

  • 9. 
    It is a thin needle-like that injects spermatozoa through the seminal vesicle.
    • A. 

      Copulatory spicules

    • B. 

      Copulatory bursa

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    It is a muscular tube that pumps food posteriorly.
    • A. 

      Esophagus

    • B. 

      Buccal Cavity

    • C. 

      Mouth

    • D. 

      Intestine

  • 11. 
    It is used for grasping female nematode during copulation.
    • A. 

      Copulatory spicules

    • B. 

      Copualtory bursa

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    It is firmed immediately after sperm penetration. A waxy, colorless lipoidal in nature.
    • A. 

      Vitelline membrane

    • B. 

      Fertilization membrane

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      True layer

  • 13. 
    It is an esophageal type made up of chain of basophilic granular myocytes.
    • A. 

      Filarial type

    • B. 

      Rhabditis type

    • C. 

      Stichosome type

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Classification of female adult wherein ova is released.
    • A. 

      Oviparous

    • B. 

      Viviparous

    • C. 

      Pathenogenic

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Classification of female adult wherein larva is released.
    • A. 

      Parthenogenic

    • B. 

      Viviparous

    • C. 

      Larviparous

    • D. 

      All, except a

  • 16. 
    Classification of female adult wherein it can produce viable eggs without being fertilized by the male worms.
    • A. 

      Parthenogenic

    • B. 

      Viviparous

    • C. 

      Larviparous

    • D. 

      Oviparous

  • 17. 
    Choose the following that lives in the Large Intestine
    • A. 

      Trichuris trichiura

    • B. 

      Ascaris lumbricoides

    • C. 

      Hookworms

    • D. 

      Enterobius vermicularis

    • E. 

      Capillaria philippinensis

  • 18. 
    Choose the nematodes that inhabit the Small Intestine
    • A. 

      Ascaris lumbricoides

    • B. 

      Capillaria philippinensis

    • C. 

      Trichuris trichiura

    • D. 

      Enterobius vermicularis

    • E. 

      Hookworms

    • F. 

      Strongyloides stercoralis

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is the Direct Transmission of Strongyloides stercoralis?
    • A. 

      Rhabditiform -> Larva -> Feces -> Filariform in environment

    • B. 

      Rhabditiform -> Free-living State

    • C. 

      Rhabditiform -> (Free-living) Filariform

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    It has a characteristic of creamy white color with pink tint.
    • A. 

      Strongyloides stercoralis

    • B. 

      Trichinella spiralis

    • C. 

      Ascaris lumbricoides

    • D. 

      Trichuris trichiura

  • 21. 
    It is associated with Microcytic Hypochronic Anemia.
    • A. 

      Necator americanus

    • B. 

      Ancylostoma duodenale

    • C. 

      Strongyloides stercoralis

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 22. 
    The egg of this nematode is Letter "D" or loopsided.
    • A. 

      Ascaris lumbricoides

    • B. 

      Trichuris trichiura

    • C. 

      Capillaria philippinensis

    • D. 

      Enterobius vermicularis

  • 23. 
    Most preferred laboratory diagnosis of Enterobius vermicularis.
    • A. 

      ELISA

    • B. 

      Direct Fecal Smear

    • C. 

      Cellophane tape preparation

    • D. 

      Knott Technique

  • 24. 
    It is associated with ulcerative colitis.
    • A. 

      Trichuris trichiura

    • B. 

      Ascaris lumbricoides

    • C. 

      Trichinella spiralis

    • D. 

      Dracunculus medinensis

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is not associated with Strongyloides stercoralis?
    • A. 

      Cutaneous larval migrans

    • B. 

      Cochin china disease

    • C. 

      Strongyloidiasis

    • D. 

      Urticaria