Viruses And Antiviral Drugs

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Drug Quizzes & Trivia

Based on Hussmann's lecture, all questions are multiple-multiple choice.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which are highest risk viri?
    • A. 

      Flu

    • B. 

      HIV

    • C. 

      West nile

    • D. 

      Ebola

    • E. 

      HPV

  • 2. 
    How do viri survive?
    • A. 

      Mutualism

    • B. 

      Parasitism

    • C. 

      Commensalism

  • 3. 
    Virus life cycles are
    • A. 

      Lytic

    • B. 

      Lysogenic

  • 4. 
    Virus DNA/RNA is always encased.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Viri are
    • A. 

      Big, mm

    • B. 

      Medium, micro m

    • C. 

      Small, nm

  • 6. 
    Classifications of viri depend on
    • A. 

      Single or double strand

    • B. 

      + or -

    • C. 

      Host

    • D. 

      Size

  • 7. 
    B cells breakdown antibodies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Immune cells have memory
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The secondary immune response to a virus is big and is called a
    • A. 

      Vaccine

    • B. 

      Innoculation

    • C. 

      Booster

  • 10. 
    A virus can hide from immunosurveillance by
    • A. 

      Hit and run

    • B. 

      Shift and drift

    • C. 

      Hide and sleep

  • 11. 
    Order these from smallest to biggest spread:
    • A. 

      Epidemic, pandemic, endemic

    • B. 

      Pandemic, endemic, epidemic

    • C. 

      Endemic, epidemic, pandemic

    • D. 

      Epidemic, endemic, pandemic

  • 12. 
    Flu is an example of
    • A. 

      Genetic shift

    • B. 

      Genetic drift

  • 13. 
    Farmer Ron likes to farm llamas and lions.  Farmer Ron gets sick, then the llamas get sick.  The virus then goes to the lions, where the genetic material gets inserted into a lion virus.  This is called
    • A. 

      Genetic shift

    • B. 

      Genetic drift

    • C. 

      That can happen?

    • D. 

      I like llamas

  • 14. 
    Why don't we just block virus replication of DNA?
    • A. 

      We don't know how it works

    • B. 

      We can't find drugs that target the mechanism

    • C. 

      It uses the same mechanism as the host

  • 15. 
    How many strains of herpes are there?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 16. 
    Which herpes causes genital warts?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 17. 
    Herpes may infect the eye
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    To thrive, herpes must both enter and exit the cell
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What triggers a herpes outbreak?
    • A. 

      Stress

    • B. 

      Exercise

    • C. 

      Immunosuppression

    • D. 

      Sex

    • E. 

      Using dirty dishes

  • 20. 
    Abreva will cure your cold sore 1 day faster than nothing.  This groundbreaking drug works by
    • A. 

      Preventing viral entry

    • B. 

      Preventing uncoating

    • C. 

      Preventing viral exit

    • D. 

      Preventing viral fusion

  • 21. 
    Acyclovir is an oral prodrug.  Thymidine kinase turns acyclovir into
    • A. 

      Acyclo guanosine monophosphate

    • B. 

      Acyclo guanosine triphosphate

  • 22. 
    Acyclovir has
    • A. 

      High bioavailability

    • B. 

      Low bioavailability

  • 23. 
    Valtrex is taken
    • A. 

      Parenterally

    • B. 

      Orally

    • C. 

      Rectally

    • D. 

      Topically

  • 24. 
    Herpevac is FDA approved
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    HIV is a(n)
    • A. 

      Epidemic

    • B. 

      Endemic

    • C. 

      Pandemic

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