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)

autorenew

787 days ago
that test was alright
but didn't include everything that you need to know
1388 days ago
the quiz was a good revision case however it was a little bit unspecific with a few questions