Medical Quiz

Virus, Bacteria, Immunity Quiz


What process splits one single-celled organism into two single-celled organisms?

A. binary fission

B. binary fusion

C. analog fission

D. analog fusion

spherical bacteria

A. cocci

B. flagella

C. spirilla

D. bacilla

What is the name of this virus

A. Capsule

B. Helical

C. Bacteriophage

D. Teva (my dog)

a virus is __________ a cell.

A. bigger than

B. smaller than

C. the same size as

D. another word for

A virus that attacks and infects a bacterium.

A. Host Cell

B. Bacteriophage

C. Replication Phase

D. Retrovirus

Poisoning that you can get from certain types of food is called

A. Botulism

B. Dyptheria


D. Giardia

A viruses are considered

A. Living

B. Non-living

What process is this?

A. phagocytosis

B. lytic cycle

C. lysogenic cycle

D. formation of antibodies

The organism that a virus enters and uses is called a 

A. host

B. parasite

C. guest

D. brujeria

A virus acts like a…

A. leukocyte

B. parasite

C. parachute

D. paramedic

hairlike parts that help bacteria move

A. flagelle

B. bacilli

C. cocci

D. spirilla

A weakened form of a virus used to prevent viral infection for a specific disease.

A. Capsid


C. Provirus

D. Vaccine

Disease causing agents are called…

A. Bad Things

B. Antibodies

C. Pathogens

D. Antibiotics

long and spiral-shaped bacteria

A. cocci

B. flagella

C. spirilla

D. bacilla

Antibiotics work to cure viruses?



What is a vaccine?

A. a girl’s name.

B. something that helps the body fight viruses.

C. a purple fruit from France.

D. something completely different.

When new viruses burst out of a host cell.

A. Attachment

B. Entry

C. Replication

D. Assembly

E. Lysis and Release

When a virus enters a cell and it immediately makes copies of itself this is called _______________________________.

A. remediation

B. replica

C. replication

Immunity is

A. an organism’s ability to go through gene therapy

B. the process of getting a vaccine

C. the use of antibiotics to resist infection

D. an organism’s ability to resist infection using antibodies

Protein coat surrounding a virus.

A. Capsid


C. Provirus

D. Vaccine

Which processes allows for the viruses DNA to lay “dormant” or hide in the host DNA while the cell reproduces?

A. Lytic

B. Lysogenic

C. Enveloped

D. Capsid

When a virus binds to the cell membrane of a host cell.

A. Attachment

B. Entry

C. Replication

D. Assembly

E. Lysis and Release

Which viral life cycle kills its host cell by breaking it open?

A. lytic

B. lysogenic

What is the job of the cell wall in bacteria?

A. To provide protection

B. To make protiens

C. To hold organelles in place

D. To hold water and nutrients

Viruses require a host cell to

A. Breathe and eat

B. Replicate

C. Move and sleep

D. Make protein and carbohydrates


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