Medical Quiz

Protozoan Diseases Quiz


Entamoebia histolytica harbours

A. Caecum

B. Rectum

C. Colon

D. All parts of large intestine

Unicellular eukaryotic organisms capable of movement:may cause infections (malaria, African sleeping sickness

A. Virus

B. Bacteria

C. Fungi

D. Protozoa

Something capable of spreading disease without being infected itself (rats, mosquitoes, soil parasites)

A. Vector

B. Hazard

C. Virus

D. Infection

Malaria’s symptoms are ______________________.

A. Fever, chills and headache

B. Vomitting, stomachache and diarrhea

C. Headache, diarrhea and chills

The active form of protozoa is

A. Cyst

B. Trophozoites

C. Both of these

D. None

Which mosquito spreads Malaria?

A. Anopheles mosquito

B. Aedes mosquito

C. Culex mosquito

This protozoan has a two stage life cycle in which one is called a cyst, and causes dysentery.

A. Entamoeba histolytica

B. Foraminiferan Polystomella

C. Typanosoma brucei

D. Apicomplexa Plasmodium

Only _________ mosquito transmits the disease.

A. Male

B. Female

C. Adults

What pathogen causes influenza (the Flu)

A. Bacteria

B. Virus

C. Protozoa

D. Fungi

Malaria sexual reproduction happens in the

A. Mosquito stomach

B. Mosquito salivary gland

C. Human liver

D. Human red blood cell

Malaria is more common in:

A. The tropics

B. Cold regions

C. It is common everywhere


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