Flavi Virus Quiz

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Flavivirus is a genus of viruses in the family Flaviviridae, which includes such viruses as the West Nile, dengue, tick-borne encephalitis, yellow fever and Zika viruses. What do you know about this particular genus? Find out in this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of viruses are Flaviviruses characterized as?
    • A. 

      Arenaviruses

    • B. 

      Parvoviruses

    • C. 

      Arboviruses

    • D. 

      Filoviruses

  • 2. 
    What best characterizes the structure of Flaviviruses?
    • A. 

      Enveloped icosahedral

    • B. 

      Naked icosahedral

    • C. 

      Enveloped helical

    • D. 

      Naked helical

  • 3. 
    How would you described the genome of Flaviviruses?
    • A. 

      Multipartite "positive" sense RNA

    • B. 

      Monopartite "negative" sense RNA

    • C. 

      Monopartite "negative" sense DNA

    • D. 

      Monopartite "positive" sense RNA

  • 4. 
    From which cell structure does new Flavivirus virions bud?
    • A. 

      Cell membrane

    • B. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • C. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 5. 
    What is a commonly caused by Flavivirus diseases?
    • A. 

      Encephalitis

    • B. 

      Cancer

    • C. 

      Dermatitis

    • D. 

      Arthritis