Laboratory Animal Final Exam Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What disease are rats asymptomatic carriers of, but it can cause hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in humans?
    • A. 

      Murine Respiratory Mycoplasmosis

    • B. 

      Leptospirosis

    • C. 

      Hantavirus

    • D. 

      Tyzzers

  • 2. 
    Gerbils are good for what kinds of research?
    • A. 

      Stroke

    • B. 

      Lipid metabolism

    • C. 

      Cytogenic studies

    • D. 

      Cardiomyopathy

  • 3. 
    What causes pseudotuberculosis in primates?
    • A. 

      Heliobacter pylori

    • B. 

      Yersinia enterocolitica

    • C. 

      Lawsonia intracellularis

    • D. 

      Berkholderia pseudomallei

  • 4. 
    Where do you give IM injections in birds?
    • A. 

      Into the thigh muscles

    • B. 

      Into the wing

    • C. 

      Into the pectoral muscles

    • D. 

      Into the trapezius muscle

  • 5. 
    Why does ringtail occur in rats?
    • A. 

      Too humid

    • B. 

      Too dry

    • C. 

      Fungus

    • D. 

      Genetic mutation

  • 6. 
    Gills consist of structures called:
    • A. 

      Follicles

    • B. 

      Corpuscles

    • C. 

      Filaments

    • D. 

      Tendrils

  • 7. 
    Gerbils are prone to Hypolipidemia and Hypocholesterolemia
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What type of rabies virus vaccine should be administered to nonhuman primates?
    • A. 

      Modified Live

    • B. 

      Killed

  • 9. 
    What causes meliodiosis in primates?
    • A. 

      Heliobacter pylori

    • B. 

      Yersinia enterocolitica

    • C. 

      Lawsonia intracellularis

    • D. 

      Burkholderia pseudomallei

  • 10. 
    Egg binding can be treated with
    • A. 

      Humidifying the environment

    • B. 

      Lubricating the vent

    • C. 

      Calcium and oxytocin injections

    • D. 

      Opioid injections

  • 11. 
    What is the life span of a gerbil's RBC?
    • A. 

      10 days

    • B. 

      50 days

    • C. 

      100 days

    • D. 

      150 days

  • 12. 
    The part of a fish that detects motion and vibration is:
    • A. 

      Their whiskers

    • B. 

      Their fins

    • C. 

      The vertical line

    • D. 

      The lateral line

  • 13. 
    What effect, if any, does lactation have on gestation period of a gerbil?
    • A. 

      No effect, same gestation length

    • B. 

      Gestation length is longer

    • C. 

      Gestation length is shorter

  • 14. 
    What mycotic disease looks like tuberculosis but can be differentiated by lack of hilar lymph node involvement?
    • A. 

      Aspergillosis

    • B. 

      Coccidioides immitis

    • C. 

      Nocardiosis

    • D. 

      Moniliasis

  • 15. 
    How many generations need to be inbred to create a genetically homogenous strain?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      30

  • 16. 
    If a macaw came into your clinic with a suspected case of Psittacosis, what color would you expect the urates to be?
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Lime green

    • C. 

      Brown

    • D. 

      Red

  • 17. 
    How do you treat Psittacosis (also known as Chlamydiosis)?
    • A. 

      Doxycycline

    • B. 

      Ampicillin

    • C. 

      Prednisone

    • D. 

      Imidazole

  • 18. 
    Which herpes virus causes fever blisters in humans?
    • A. 

      Saimiriine herpesvirus 1

    • B. 

      Herpes simplex virus

    • C. 

      Ateline herpesvirus

    • D. 

      Macacine herpesvirus 1

  • 19. 
    What would the feathers of a bird with Psittacine beak and feather disease look like?
    • A. 

      They would fall out easier/have alopecia

    • B. 

      They would be discolored

    • C. 

      They would be club shaped

    • D. 

      They would be sticky

  • 20. 
    Which herpes virus is known as Herpes B Virus?
    • A. 

      Saimiriine herpesvirus 1

    • B. 

      Herpes simplex virus

    • C. 

      Saimiriine herpesvirus 2

    • D. 

      Macacine herpesvirus 1

  • 21. 
    Where can you do a TB skin test on a primate?
    • A. 

      Corner of lip

    • B. 

      Palm of hand

    • C. 

      Earlobe

    • D. 

      Palpebra of eye

  • 22. 
    A rat's left lung has ____ lobes, and the right lung has ____ lobes.
    • A. 

      1, 4

    • B. 

      2, 4

    • C. 

      4, 1

    • D. 

      4, 2

  • 23. 
    What is EXTRA important to watch for when your gerbil is under anesthesia?
    • A. 

      Hypercapnia

    • B. 

      Hypothermia

    • C. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • D. 

      Apnea

  • 24. 
    What is the correct order of the nitrogen cycle?
    • A. 

      Feces/urine --> nitrite --> nitrate --> ammonia --> ammonium

    • B. 

      Feces/urine --> ammonium --> nitrite --> ammonia --> nitrate

    • C. 

      Feces/urine --> ammonium --> ammonia --> nitrite --> nitrate

    • D. 

      Feces/urine --> ammonia --> ammonium --> nitrite --> nitrate

  • 25. 
    Poxviruses are self-limiting and only epidermal changes are seen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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