Name That Virus

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 265

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Virus Quizzes & Trivia

According to you, how would you define a virus? Well, scientifically, a virus is very small infective agent made up of a nucleic acid molecule. In the medicine field, this is very common. Find out more below!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Blister-like rash on the surface of the skin and mucous membranes. Blisters on trunk and face first before spreading.
    • A. 

      Variola Virus (smallpox)

    • B. 

      Varicella Zoster Virus (chicken pox)

    • C. 

      German Measles

    • D. 

      Mumps

  • 2. 
    Cold sores around the mouth/genital area
    • A. 

      Influenza

    • B. 

      Variola Virus

    • C. 

      Measles

    • D. 

      Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1/Type 2

  • 3. 
    Papules, pustules, flu-like symptoms, and scars after infection.
    • A. 

      Variola Virus (smallpox)

    • B. 

      Measles

    • C. 

      German Measles

  • 4. 
    High fever for at least three days, cough, coryza (runny nose), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and skin rash. Can lead to pneumonia. (Rubeola)
    • A. 

      Poliomyelitis

    • B. 

      Varicella zoster virus (chickenpox)

    • C. 

      Measles

  • 5. 
     3 days sick. In pregnant women, babies with defects such as cataracts, heart defects, mental retardation, or miscarriage/still birth. (Rubella)
    • A. 

      German Measles

    • B. 

      Measles

    • C. 

      Influenza

  • 6. 
    Painful testicular swelling, infertility/sub-fertility.
    • A. 

      Measles

    • B. 

      Rotavirus

    • C. 

      Mumps

  • 7. 
    Fever, tiredness, vomiting, neck stiffness, leg and arm pain. Destruction of motor neurons leads to muscle weakness and then acute paralysis. 
    • A. 

      Poliomyelitis

    • B. 

      Measles

    • C. 

      Varicella zoster virus

  • 8. 
    Chills, then fever, sore throat, muscle pains, severe headache, coughing, weakness, and general discomfort. Serious cases can lead to pneumonia. 
    • A. 

      Measles

    • B. 

      Rhinovirus

    • C. 

      Influenza

  • 9. 
    "Common cold" symptoms
    • A. 

      Rhinovirus

    • B. 

      Influenza

    • C. 

      Hepatitis

  • 10. 
    Vomiting, watery diarrhea for 3-8 days, fever and abdominal pain. Can lead to death from dehydration.
    • A. 

      Rhinovirus

    • B. 

      Influenza

    • C. 

      Rotavirus

  • 11. 
    A- acute, not chronic, appearance of jaundiceB- acute and chronic, death due to complications of cirrhosis, and liver cancerC- Chronic, leads to cirrhosis, can be asymptomatic for 10-12 years
    • A. 

      Rotavirus

    • B. 

      Measles

    • C. 

      Hepatitis

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