Infection Quizzes & Trivia

If you’ve ever had an infection then you know how the symptoms feel, but do you know what causes the infection, and how it can be treated? Our quizzes about infections test how much you know about the whole subject. Do you know what roundworms and pinworms are and how they are associated with infection? Do you know how allergies can lead to problems such as a sinus infection, and how you can tell if you are infected?

Do you know what sort of pharmaceutical drugs can be used to treat infections and how these drugs work? Most of your friends will probably have also suffered from some sort of infection in their lives so why not all get together and see who gets the most right answers in one of our infection quizzes. 
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This quiz tests knowledge of infection transmission, infection control, and infection prevention in the health care setting.

Questions: 9  |  Attempts: 5300   |  Last updated: Nov 2, 2020
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    The Chain of Infection is a model of:

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Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 1375   |  Last updated: Jan 28, 2013
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    1.Standard precautions are work practices required for the basic level of infection control. Which of the following do they apply to?

Anti-mycobacterial drugs can be grouped according to the microorganisms they act primarily against. Have you just learned about these types of medicines and their agent? The quiz below is designed to ensure that you get to...

Questions: 13  |  Attempts: 880   |  Last updated: Nov 6, 2018
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    A 31-year-old homosexual HIV-positive man was found to have latent tuberculosis. A treatment with isoniazid was started. The antibacterial effect of this drug is most likely mediated by the inhibition of the synthesis of which of the following molecules?

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Questions: 58  |  Attempts: 1723   |  Last updated: Jan 21, 2013
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    What is a virion?

Hookworm infection is an infection which has hookworm as the causing agent. It is a powerful intestinal parasite with certain features which makes its survival in the gastrointestinal tract of man possible.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 407   |  Last updated: Mar 26, 2018
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    Which of the following is not used in treating patients infected by hookworm? 

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Infection Questions & Answers

What is the difference between Cold and Sinus Infection?
A cold is a common ailment that typically affects many people during the cold and flu season every year. Colds can vary from mild to moderate to severe. You may have symptoms for a matter of a few days up to several weeks. The best remedy for the ord
What is the difference between Abscess and Boil?
An abscess is a collection of pus accumulated in a cavity formed by the tissue in which the pus inhabits based on an infectious process, which is usually perpetrated by bacteria, parasites, and other foreign materials such as splinters, bullet wounds
What is the difference between Infection and Inflammation?
Infection refers to the uncontrolled growth of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, in a host. When there is an infection, it usually causes certain diseases. However, the human body, in a bid to fight the infection, causes the immune sys
What is Coronavirus infection in cats?
The coronavirus infection in cats is caused by a virus known as feline coronavirus. This type of virus is not contagious i.e., and it cannot be passed from animal to animal or person to person. It is solely a disease common to cats. Feline Coronaviru
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