Medical Quiz

Diseases Quiz


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Which system works with the circulatory system to make sure all of your cells get nutrients?

A. Respiratory

B. Digestive

C. Nervous

D. Excretory


STI’s are what kind of disease?

A. Non-Communicable

B. Communicable

C. Both

D. Neither


For a burn, it´s a good idea to________

A. See the dentist

B. Take some vitamin C.

C. Put some ointment on it

D. Chop up some garlic and cook it.


Athlete’s foot is which type?

A. Virus

B. Bacteria

C. Fungi

D. Protist


Which body system works with the circulatory system to make sure that oxygen is delivered to all of your cells?

A. Respiratory

B. Digestive

C. Excretory

D. Nervous


Infectious diseases can spread by contact with

A. an infected person

B. a contaminated object

C. an environmental source

D. All of the above


The system in our body helps to fight disease is called

A. Respiratory

B. Immune

C. Digestive


What type of pathogen is most likely found in warm, moist environments?

A. virus

B. bacteria

C. fungi

D. protist


This mineral makes hemoglobin and myglobin which you must have for blood production.  If you don’t have enough you may become anemic

A. iron

B. calcium

C. zinc

D. a


Viruses…

A. use a host to reproduce

B. breath oxygen

C. grow

D. eat food


Which of the following is an example of direct contact with an infected person

A. Shaking hands

B. Sneezing


Disease-causing microorganism, such as a bacterium or fungus.

A. antigen

B. prion

C. pathogen

D. allergen


The immune system is made up of a network of cells, tissue, and organs that work together to protect the body

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Disease that can be passed to a person from another person, animal or object is called

A. Non-communicable disease

B. Communicable Disease

C. Pathogens


Is a single celled microbe that causes diseases such as strep throat, meningitis, TB, cholera and staph infection. Can multiple quickly in the body. There are good and bad types of these in the body.

A. Bacteria

B. Virus

C. Parasite

D. Fungi


body lice

A. Parasite

B. Fungus

C. Virus

D. Bacteria


True or False: Some viruses and bacteria that live in food, water, and soil can cause disease.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


A microbe that lives in or on another organism of another species (its host) and benefits by taking nutrients from the host. Examples include head lice and tapeworms.

A. Bacteria

B. Virus

C. Parasite

D. Fungi


Disease caused by fungus

A. Athlete’s foot

B. Pin worm

C. Cold


Which disease is caused by your pancreas not producing enough insulin?

A. Parkinson’s disease

B. Asthma

C. Diabetes

D. Skin Cancer


People can suffer from __________________ if they do not eat sufficient food.

A. essential nutrition

B. balanced diet

C. obesity

D. marasmus


Which disease is caused by a virus and causes muscle aches and a high fever?

A. Influenza

B. Cold

C. Strep Throat

D. Athletes foot


Organisms that cause disease are called

A. Pathogens

B. Host

C. Phagocyte

D. Flagellum


Which disease can be caused by UV rays from the sun and tanning beds?

A. Diabetes

B. Skin Cancer

C. AIDS

D. Parkinson’s disease


True or False: Some vIruses and bacteria that live in food, water, and soil can cause disease.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE




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