Medical Quiz

Microbes Quiz


The most common carrier of communicable diseases is

A. Ant

B. Housefly

C. Dragonfly

D. Spider

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

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



Vaccines contain weakened or dead parts of antigens. 



Which microbe is the image most likely to be?

A. Bacteria

B. Fungus

C. Virus

D. None of the above

Carrier of malaria causing protozoan is

A. Female Anopheles mosquito

B. Cockroach

C. Housefly

D. Butterfly

Name the bacteria which promotes the formation of curd

A. Rhizobium

B. Cyanobacteria

C. Lactobacillus

D. Clostridium

Which disease is not caused by bacteria?

A. Strep throat

B. Pneumonia

C. Food poisoning

D. Rabies

Disease causing microbes are called

A. Pathogens

B. Protozoa

C. Parasites

D. Microbes

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

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

Which microbe causes malaria?

A. virus

B. bacteria

C. fungi

D. parasite

What are vaccines mainly made up of?

A. Dead Pathogens

B. Weak Pathogens

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither

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

Cholera is caused by

A. Bacteria

B. Protozoa

C. Virus

D. Fungi

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

A. Pasteurization

B. Vaccination

C. Fermentation

D. Decomposition

Who discovered vaccine for smallpox?

A. Robert Koch

B. Edward Jenner

C. Louis Pasteur

D. Alexander Fleming

Bacteria are

A. Prokaryotes

B. Non living things

C. Eukaryotes


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