MCQ Quiz On Schistosomiasis

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MCQ Quiz On Schistosomiasis - Quiz

Do you know about schistosomiasis disease? If so, how much? Attempt all these MCQs based on schistosomiasis in the quiz below and test your knowledge for the same. Schistosomiasis is an acute and chronic disease that is caused by parasitic worms. This disease is considered to be the most devastating parasitic disease after malaria. What else do you know about it? Give this quiz a try and improve your learning about schistosomiasis with us. Let's go for it, then. Good luck, dear!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is another name for Schistosomiasis?
    • A. 

      Bilharzia

    • B. 

      Malaria

    • C. 

      Pediculosis 

    • D. 

      Pthiriasis 

  • 2. 
    Schistosomiasis is a ___________ disease.
    • A. 

      Water-borne

    • B. 

      Air-borne

    • C. 

      Food-borne

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 3. 
    Worms that cause schistosomiasis are not found in which country?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      France

  • 4. 
    There are ___ species of the schistosoma parasite.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 5. 
    Insect repellant protects against Bilharzia. How far do you agree with it?
    • A. 

      Agree

    • B. 

      Disagree

    • C. 

      Somewhat agree

    • D. 

      Somewhat disagree

  • 6. 
    The intermediate host in the life cycle of schistosomiasis is _____.
    • A. 

      Snails

    • B. 

      Dogs

    • C. 

      Fishes

    • D. 

      Human beings

  • 7. 
    The penetration is in _________ in the mode of transmission for schistosoma mansoni.
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      Skin

    • C. 

      Mucus

    • D. 

      Intestine

  • 8. 
    Children who are repeatedly infected with this disease can develop which of the following?
    • A. 

      Anemia

    • B. 

      Learning difficulties

    • C. 

      Malnutrition

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Bilharzia saved Taiwan from Chinese invasion in what year (one for the history buffs)?
    • A. 

      1948

    • B. 

      1949

    • C. 

      1950

    • D. 

      1951

  • 10. 
    The parasite can be found in _____________________.
    • A. 

      Middle East

    • B. 

      Southeast Asia

    • C. 

      Caribbean

    • D. 

      All of these places

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