Medical Quiz

Microbes Quiz


Which microbe is the image most likely to be?

A. Bacteria

B. Fungus

C. Virus

D. None of the above

Vaccines contain weakened or dead parts of antigens. 



The most common carrier of communicable diseases is

A. Ant

B. Housefly

C. Dragonfly

D. Spider

Which of the following is NOT a microbe?

A. Bacteria

B. Virus

C. Worm

D. Fungus

Which microbe is the image most likely to be?

A. Bacteria

B. Fungus

C. Virus

D. None of the above

The overuse of antibiotics has most likely resulted in the development of resistant strains of which organisms?

A. bacteria

B. fungi

C. protozoa

D. viruses

Which disease is not caused by bacteria?

A. Strep throat

B. Pneumonia

C. Food poisoning

D. Rabies

Which microbe causes malaria?

A. virus

B. bacteria

C. fungi

D. parasite

Who discovered vaccine for smallpox?

A. Robert Koch

B. Edward Jenner

C. Louis Pasteur

D. Alexander Fleming

Name the bacteria which promotes the formation of curd

A. Rhizobium

B. Cyanobacteria

C. Lactobacillus

D. Clostridium

Bacteria are

A. Prokaryotes

B. Non living things

C. Eukaryotes

The process of conversion of sugar into alcohol in the absence of oxygen is called

A. Pasteurization

B. Vaccination

C. Fermentation

D. Decomposition

Microbes can be spread with air, animals, food, touch and in water.



Carrier of malaria causing protozoan is

A. Female Anopheles mosquito

B. Cockroach

C. Housefly

D. Butterfly

Cholera is caused by

A. Bacteria

B. Protozoa

C. Virus

D. Fungi

Microbes are called, microbes because?

A. You can hear them through a micro-scope.

B. They are very minute

C. They can only be seen using a micro-scope,

D. both 2 and 3

What are vaccines mainly made up of?

A. Dead Pathogens

B. Weak Pathogens

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither

Viruses are considered to be nonliving because they 

A. cannot multiply

B. use energy to grow 

C. are smaller than bacteria

D. do not show all the characteristics

Disease causing microbes are called

A. Pathogens

B. Protozoa

C. Parasites

D. Microbes


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