Virology And Mycology Trivia Quiz!

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Virology And Mycology Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The only viral disease that has been totally eradicated is Smallpox disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Certain viruses can be used as a gene vector for the treatment of genetic diseases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The smallest virions of viruses belong to herpesviruses.(20 nm in size)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Protease and reverse transcriptase are examples of virus structural proteins.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The capsids of herpesviruses are in icosahedral shape.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Chikungunya viruses are transmitted between hosts by inanimate vectors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Positive (+) sense ssRNA can acts directly as mRNA for protein synthesis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The enhancers of many virus genes contain sequence of TATA[A/T]A[A/T][A/G]
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Transcription factors are proteins responsible to control the expression of genes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Polyadenylation of transcripts occurs at the 3’-end of most viruses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Glycosylation involves the addition of acyl group to the newly formed viral protein.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Replication for many RNA viruses does not require a primer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The key enzyme in viral genome replication is transcriptases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The Okazaki fragments formed in lagging strands are joined together by DNA ligase.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Reverse transcription processes only occur in Retroviruses and Hepadnaviruses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    An mRNA can be a positive and negative strands in viruses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Gene products and regulatory signals for attachment to the right cell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The genetic code in the viral sequence encodes for complete protein synthesis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Virions are animate but they have no powers of locomotion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A retrovirus uses sialic acid as the receptor to attach to the specific cell of interest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Coxsackievirus group B viruses require two receptors which are a decay-accelerating factor (DAF) and coxsackievirus-adenovirus receptor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Viral components can visibly see under the light microscope in cell smears.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Most enveloped viruses acquire the envelope after the assembly of internal structures.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Influenza virus assembles their particles and secreted out from the cell through budding movement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Virally infected cells lysed because of the inhibition of cell micromolecular processes and transport.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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