Nematode Quizzes & Trivia

Free-living species in soil and water bodies, nematodes, also known as roundworms, play a crucial role in the earth’s nutrient cycle. To learn more about these interesting creatures, take our brain-stretching online nematode quizzes with interesting questions.


Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 105   |  Last updated: Feb 18, 2013
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    Which of the following nematodes does not pass through the lungs during its life cycle?

Quiz on platyhelminthes, nematodes and rotifers

Questions: 19  |  Attempts: 41   |  Last updated: Jan 12, 2017
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    What does parthenogenic mean?

This is a photo/answer and question/answer quiz of Nematodes for Dr.O's and Sean's class. As always, please let me know if there are any misspellings or incorrect info/pictures. Thanks and Good luck ! NOTE: If parasite is...

Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 40   |  Last updated: Jan 12, 2017



Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 28   |  Last updated: Feb 14, 2019
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    Wuchereria bancrofti and Brugia microfilariae have a diurnal periodicity.



Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 27   |  Last updated: Feb 14, 2019
  • Sample Question
    Which 4 worms have lifecycles involving migration to the lungs, being coughed up, swallowed and down to the intestine.

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Nematode Questions & Answers


What is the opening posterior to the pharynx on turbellarians (flatworms) called?
The opening posterior to the pharynx on turbellarians (flatworms) is called the mouth. The Turbellaria are one of the traditional sub-divisions of the phylum Platyhelminthes (flatworms), and include all the sub-groups that are not exclusively parasit
What is used to treat Mansonella ozzardi?
A Single dose of ivermectin is used to treat Mansonella ozzardi. Mansonella ozzardi is a parasite in the phylum of Nematoda. This filarial nematode is one of two that causes serous cavity filariasis in humans. The other filarial nematode that causes
Which of these has nothing to do with the life cycle of flukes (trematoda)?
Flukes and the other flatworms fall under the category of Trematoda. These parasites usually infect mammals. These parasites look like a worm and are tubular in shape. They are quite small in length with them being about 1 millimeter long. However, o
Which of the following statements regarding heartworm infection in cats is false?
Heartworm infections are not as prevalent in cats as they are in dogs especially certain kinds of heartworm infections. However, cats do become infected with the heartworms. As a matter of fact, for every 100 dogs that is infected with the heartworm,
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