Methods Of Vector Control Quiz: Trivia!

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Methods Of Vector Control Quiz: Trivia!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these would be a rapid way to reduce the housefly population.
    • A. 

      Packing rubbish tips tightly

    • B. 

      Ultra low volume deltamethrin fogging.

    • C. 

      Ventilated pit latrines

    • D. 

      Bacillus thurnigiensis

  • 2. 
    Temephos is used to target adult blackfly populations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Acaricide-treated livestock is a good way to control hard ticks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Infection with which 2 of these can be prevented by ironing clothes.
    • A. 

      Pediculis humanis corporis

    • B. 

      Soft ticks

    • C. 

      Cordylobia anthropophaga aka Tumbu/Mango fly.

    • D. 

      Fleas

  • 5. 
    Indoor residual spraying for Anopheles has had a good effect on controlling sandflies in areas which they are found together.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Deltamethrin-treated dog collars are ineffective at controlling Leishmania infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Regular vacuuming, washing duvets, and airing rooms is a good control method for...
    • A. 

      Leptotrombidium

    • B. 

      Dermatophagoides

    • C. 

      Demodex follicularum

    • D. 

      Tunga penetrans

  • 8. 
    Control of tsetse flys is generally aimed at...
    • A. 

      Eggs

    • B. 

      Larvae

    • C. 

      Pupae

    • D. 

      Adults

  • 9. 
    Most malaria control campaigns are focused on larvae.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    DDT is not endorsed by the WHO for spraying indoors to control malaria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Long-lasting insecticide treated bednets can remain effective for up to...
    • A. 

      2 years

    • B. 

      5 years

    • C. 

      6 months

    • D. 

      10 years

  • 12. 
    If a disease has been eliminated, control methods are no longer needed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Shaving of body hair is a viable control method for...
    • A. 

      Head lice

    • B. 

      Body lice

    • C. 

      Pubic lice

    • D. 

      Ticks

  • 14. 
    When treating scabies, it is advisable to treat all those who have close contact with the patient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which of the following can be used as a treatment for scabies infection:
    • A. 

      Benzyl benzoate painted from the neck down.

    • B. 

      Single dose oral ivermectin

    • C. 

      Permethrin creams

    • D. 

      Malathion lotion

    • E. 

      Anti-histamine

  • 16. 
    Burning of mite islands is done to control leptotrombidium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    T.brasiliensis was the target species of a bug for the Southern Cone Initiative.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Targeting larvae of culicoides midges for control is easy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Chrysops is easily controlled.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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