Pathogens and Disease

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Quiz created for homework/revision on pathogens and disease

  • 1
    Pathogens are organisms that cause disease.
  • 2
    Bacteria multiply inside a cell until it bursts
  • 3
    Bacteria do not keep their DNA in a nucleus

  • 4
    Bacilli refers to spherical bacteria
  • 5
    Viruses can only reproduce inside host cells
  • 6
    Malaria is caused by protozoa

  • 7
    Once a person has had influenza, they develop an immunity and will not get it again.
  • 8
    Candida is already in the body, but is kept in check by the immune system.
  • 9
    Fever decreases the number of T lymphocytes in the body
  • 10
    Antibodies are a non-specific immune response.

  • 11
    A vector is an animal that can spread a disease without any adverse effects on the animal it'self.
  • 12
    The process whereby phagocytes absorb and digest pathogens is called lymphocytosis
  • 13
    Tetanus is caused by protozoa.
  • 14
    Cholera is spread through water contaminated by sewage.
  • 15
    All disease causing organisms are microorganisms.

Comments (2)


1672 days ago
that test was alright
but didn't include everything that you need to know
2273 days ago
the quiz was a good revision case however it was a little bit unspecific with a few questions