Funeral Service Microbiology And Pathology

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Funeral Service Microbiology And Pathology

Microbiology and Pathology for the Funeral Science exam


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is used as the standard to measure the effectiveness of chemical disinfectants?
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Formalin (Methanal)

    • C. 

      Phenol

    • D. 

      Bichloride of Mercury

  • 2. 
    An infection which is caused by organisms already present in the body is?
    • A. 

      Endemic

    • B. 

      Sporadic

    • C. 

      Endogenous

    • D. 

      Exogenous

  • 3. 
    An infection which remains confined to a particular part of the body is best termed?
    • A. 

      Local

    • B. 

      Endemic

    • C. 

      Endogenous

    • D. 

      Focal

  • 4. 
    The type of infection that spreads from one area of infection to set up other areas of infection in the body is?
    • A. 

      Epidemic

    • B. 

      Acute

    • C. 

      Local

    • D. 

      Focal

  • 5. 
    What substances are produced by the body in response to the entry of a foreign substance into the body?
    • A. 

      Antigens

    • B. 

      Antibodies

    • C. 

      Lysozymes

    • D. 

      Endotoxins

  • 6. 
    Poisonous substances produced by bacteria and released into the surrounding medium by the living cells
    • A. 

      Endospores

    • B. 

      Endotoxins

    • C. 

      Exotoxins

    • D. 

      Capsules

  • 7. 
    Poisonous substances produced by bacteria and only released when the bacterial cells die and disintegrate
    • A. 

      Endotoxins

    • B. 

      Capsules

    • C. 

      Endospores

    • D. 

      Exotoxins

  • 8. 
    Bacteria are considered?
    • A. 

      Procaryotic

    • B. 

      Eucaryotic

    • C. 

      Inorganic

    • D. 

      Non-Living

  • 9. 
    The invasion, multiplication and spreading of microorganisms causing harm to the host is?
    • A. 

      Disinfection

    • B. 

      Contamination

    • C. 

      Infestation

    • D. 

      Infection

    • E. 

      Sepsis

    • F. 

      Comenserate

  • 10. 
    What term refers to the invasion of the body by macroscopic parasites?
    • A. 

      Infection

    • B. 

      Infestation

    • C. 

      Contamination

    • D. 

      Septecemia

  • 11. 
    A communicable disease is always infectious?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    An infectious disease is always communicable?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which is not a viral disease?
    • A. 

      Small Pox

    • B. 

      Cox Pox

    • C. 

      Herpes

    • D. 

      Syphilis

  • 14. 
    Malaria is caused by a?
    • A. 

      Virus

    • B. 

      Prion

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Protozoan

    • E. 

      Rickettsia

    • F. 

      ' Helminth

  • 15. 
    Grape-Like Clusters?
    • A. 

      Staphylococci

    • B. 

      Strep

    • C. 

      Rickettsia

    • D. 

      Varicella

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is caused by a Chlamydia?
    • A. 

      Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

    • B. 

      VRE

    • C. 

      Puerperal Sepsis / Childbed Fever

    • D. 

      Herpes Simplex Type 2

    • E. 

      Psittacosis

    • F. 

      RSV

  • 17. 
    Epidemic Typhus caused by the Rickettsia Prowazekii , also called Petechial fever or Putrid Fever is transmitted by the following vector?
    • A. 

      Flies

    • B. 

      Mosquitoes

    • C. 

      Ticks

    • D. 

      Lice

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is not an STD?
    • A. 

      Tularemia

    • B. 

      HSV

    • C. 

      Hepatitis B

    • D. 

      Gonorrhea

    • E. 

      HIV/AIDS

  • 19. 
    Which of the following indicate a decreased count of white blood cells?
    • A. 

      Anemia

    • B. 

      Leukocytosis

    • C. 

      Leukopenia

    • D. 

      Erythrocytosis

  • 20. 
    Ebola has been diagnosed, is the corpse contagious?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

    • C. 

      Only for a day

  • 21. 
    WHICH of the following lists of RARE Contagious diseases are only truly diagnosed definitively by Post Mortem Brain Exam? 
    • A. 

      Herpes Encephalitis / Mucormycosis

    • B. 

      CJD / KURU/ RABIES

    • C. 

      Herpetic whitlow / Parechovirus B: Ljungan virus

    • D. 

      Acanthamoeba keratitis / Haverhill Fever (or epidemic arthritic erythema) "rat-bite fever"

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