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Protozoan Diseases Quiz


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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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