600 Microbiology MCQs

  • Basic Mycology MCQs
  • Classification of Medically important Bacteria MCQs
  • Classification of Viruses MCQs
  • Clinical Virology MCQs
  • Drugs and Vaccines MCQs
  • Genetics of Bacterial Cells MCQs
  • Genetics of Viruses MCQs
  • Growth of Bacterial Cells MCQs
  • Host Defenses and Laboratory Diagnosis MCQs
  • Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs
  • Parasites MCQs
  • Pathogenesis MCQs
  • Sterilization and Disinfectants MCQs
  • Structure of Bacterial Cells MCQs
  • Structure of Viruses MCQs
  • Vaccines, Antimicrobial and Drugs Mechanism MCQs
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Question 1 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

1. The drug that binds with the Ergosterol in the cell membrane of the fungi and disrupts its function is
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Question 2 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

2. The causative agent for the ringworm is
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Question 3 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

3. A network of fine white filaments in the vegetative part of the fungus is called
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Question 4 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

4. Sporothrix is a genus that causes a condition in a human named as
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Question 5 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

5. A fungus that causes a tuberculosis type disease in AIDS patients is named as
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Question 6 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

6. Tinea nigra is treated with
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Question 7 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

7. The study of fungi is called
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Question 8 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

8. immune response to fungal infections is the formation of
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Question 9 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

9. A genus named as coccidioides immitis responsible in causing a disease called
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Question 10 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

10. Fungi are categorized into two types that is yeasts and
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Question 11 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

11. Histoplasma is transmitted in the form of
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Question 12 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

12. Flucytosine is a drug that inhibits the DNA synthesis and its side effect is
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Question 13 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

13. Fungal cell wall along with chitin also composed of beta-glucan a long polymer of
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Question 14 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

14. The diameter of candida is nearly
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Question 15 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

15. What is true about fungi?
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Question 16 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

16. The causative agent for the Tinea nigra is
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Question 17 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

17. The host for the Penicillium marneffe is
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Question 18 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

18. What is the portal of entry for Histoplasma?
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Question 19 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

19. Caspofungin is a drug that inhibits the synthesis of
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Question 20 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

20. C. immitis is a dimorphic fungus i.e. it can exist as molds in soil and spherule in tissues hence termed as
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Question 21 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

21. In fungi, a part of the normal flora of human is named as
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Question 22 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

22. Cryptococcus is transmitted in the form of
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Question 23 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

23. Tinea pedis is the scientific name of a foot disease that is commonly called
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Question 24 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

24. The habitat for the aspergillus across the world is
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Question 25 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

25. Internal organs of the body are known as
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Question 26 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

26. The drug that disrupts the mitotic spindle by binding to tubulin and liver toxicity is its side effect is named as
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Question 27 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

27. Rhizopus is a causative agent for the
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Question 28 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

28. Cryptococcal meningitis is caused by
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Question 29 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

29. The fungal cell membrane in contrast to the human cell membrane is composed of
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Question 30 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

30. Dermatophytosis is commonly known as
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Question 31 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

31. Paracoccidioides brasiliensis is the causative agent for
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Question 32 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

32. Histoplasmosis is caused by the genus
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Question 33 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

33. The hair nails and dead skin of epidermis are collectively named as
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Question 34 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

34. The fungi that can grow either as mycelium or as yeast on temperature variation termed as
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Question 35 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

35. The infection of the keratinized layer of the skin is called
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Question 36 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

36. The cell wall of the fungi is made up of
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Question 37 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

37. Coccidioidomycosis is also called as
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Question 38 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

38. The natural habitat for the Paracoccidioides brasiliensis is
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Question 39 of 600

Basic Mycology MCQs

39. A dermal infection especially caused by the dermophytes is called
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Question 40 of 600

Classification of Medically important Bacteria MCQs

40. A wall-less aerobic and fried egg-shaped bacteria cause pneumonia named as
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Question 41 of 600

Classification of Medically important Bacteria MCQs

41. Corynebacterium is no-spore forming rod that causes
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Question 42 of 600

Classification of Medically important Bacteria MCQs

42. Absence of skin and other organs is a disease caused by
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Question 43 of 600

Classification of Medically important Bacteria MCQs

43. Klebsilla E.coli Enterobacters and pseudomonas are causative agents for
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Question 44 of 600

Classification of Medically important Bacteria MCQs

44. Borrelia is the causative agent for
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Question 45 of 600

Classification of Medically important Bacteria MCQs

45. Anthrax is caused by the gram-positive rod named as
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Question 46 of 600

Classification of Medically important Bacteria MCQs

46. Plague is caused mostly by
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Question 47 of 600

Classification of Medically important Bacteria MCQs

47. The other name for pertussis is
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Question 48 of 600

Classification of Medically important Bacteria MCQs

48. Botulinum toxin produces in wounds and food causing a disease named as botulism that is produced by
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Question 49 of 600

Classification of Medically important Bacteria MCQs

49. Pneumonia is caused by
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Question 50 of 600

Classification of Medically important Bacteria MCQs

50. Urethritis is caused by
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Question 51 of 600

Classification of Medically important Bacteria MCQs

51. Syphilis is caused by
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Question 52 of 600

Classification of Medically important Bacteria MCQs

52. The main reservoir for the bacteria Campylobacter is
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Question 53 of 600

Classification of Medically important Bacteria MCQs

53. Meningitis is a disease of the brain which is caused by
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Question 54 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

54. What is the estimated diameter of Caliciviruses?
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Question 55 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

55. A human pathogen called Hantavirus belongs to a family
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Question 56 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

56. The size of Orthomyxoviruses ranges from
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Question 57 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

57. Herpesvirus is noted in causing
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Question 58 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

58. The word filo used in the name of family filoviruses resembles with
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Question 59 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

59. The diameter of herpesviruses is
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Question 60 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

60. The smallest RNA virus with a diameter 28 nm is called
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Question 61 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

61. Severe acute respiratory syndrome in human is caused by
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Question 62 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

62. Measles and mumps virus belongs to a family called
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Question 63 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

63. Parvovirus papovavirus and adenovirus are three
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Question 64 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

64. What is the approximate size of the parvovirus?
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Question 65 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

65. Rhabdoviruses are also named as
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Question 66 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

66. The myxo used in the name of Orthomyxoviruses refers to the affinity of virus towards
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Question 67 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

67. In the family of Rhabdoviruses, the only human pathogens are
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Question 68 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

68. The human pathogen of family togaviruses is
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Question 69 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

69. Human Immunodeficiency Virus belongs to a family called
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Question 70 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

70. The member of a family Reoviruses that causes diarrhea in infants is called
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Question 71 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

71. In Rhabdoviruses the term rhabdo refers to as
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Question 72 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

72. The human pathogen of a family arenavirus is
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Question 73 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

73. The size of the delta virus is
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Question 74 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

74. What size reoviruses does have?
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Question 75 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

75. Hepatitis B virus is a member of a family
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Question 76 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

76. The symmetry of arenavirus is
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Question 77 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

77. The diameter of hepadnavirus is
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Question 78 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

78. The small naked single-stranded linear DNA virus having 22 nm size is called
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Question 79 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

79. Dengue virus is the member of a family called
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Question 80 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

80. What is the size of adenovirus is
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Question 81 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

81. In the family coronavirus, the word corona refers to
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Question 82 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

82. What is the approximate size of the togaviruses?
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Question 83 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

83. The diameter of arenavirus ranges from 80 nm to
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Question 84 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

84. The size of papovavirus is
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Question 85 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

85. The human pathogens of the family of togaviruses include alphavirus and
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Question 86 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

86. Poxviruses have
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Question 87 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

87. What type of shape Filoviruses have?
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Question 88 of 600

Classification of Viruses MCQs

88. The naked viruses with icosahedral symmetry having double-stranded supercoiled DNA are known as
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Question 89 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

89. Cache Valley virus was first time isolated in
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Question 90 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

90. Majority of upper and lower respiratory tract infection is caused by the
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Question 91 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

91. The rubella virus causes infection in pregnant women known as
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Question 92 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

92. A disease in sheep characterized by demyelinating and pneumonia are known as
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Question 93 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

93. CMV is an abbreviation of
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Question 94 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

94. Croup in young children is caused by
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Question 95 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

95. The natural host for the respiratory syncytial virus is
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Question 96 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

96. Korean hemorrhagic fever is caused by the
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Question 97 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

97. Rabies is the condition caused by the bite of
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Question 98 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

98. Norovirus is a common cause of
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Question 99 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

99. The kidney carcinoma in frogs is implicated by
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Question 100 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

100. Rous sarcoma virus is
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Question 101 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

101. German measles is caused by
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Question 102 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

102. The recurrent epidemics of the influenza is caused by the
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Question 103 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

103. The paramyxovirus is a causative agent for severe bronchiolitis and pneumonia in young children named as
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Question 104 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

104. Smallpox virus is also known as
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Question 105 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

105. Hepatic carcinoma is caused by the
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Question 106 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

106. Kaposi s sarcoma is an opportunistic infection in AIDS patient and is its causative agent in
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Question 107 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

107. Hendra virus is a human pathogen that is identified in
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Question 108 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

108. Alphaviruses and Rubi viruses are families of
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Question 109 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

109. The virus that is well known in causing the latent infection is called as
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Question 110 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

110. In the name of the family Reovirus the word, reo refer to
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Question 111 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

111. The common cold is caused by the
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Question 112 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

112. The epidemic encephalitis characterized by headache fever and caused by
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Question 113 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

113. Burkitt s lymphoma in African children is caused by
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Question 114 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

114. The viral gastroenteritis in young children is caused by
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Question 115 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

115. A gene that may cause of initiation of cancer growth is known as
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Question 116 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

116. A disease that is characterized by the ataxia tremors and itching in sheep is known as
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Question 117 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

117. The way of transmission of an arbovirus is
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Question 118 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

118. Classical dengue is also known as
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Question 119 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

119. Viral gastroenteritis in young children is caused by
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Question 120 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

120. The leading cause of pneumonia and bronchiolitis in infants is
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Question 121 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

121. Noroviruses is the causative agent for
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Question 122 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

122. In the transcription of the RNA genome into DNA, the involved gene is known as
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Question 123 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

123. Faecal-oral and respiratory tract is the mode of transmission for
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Question 124 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

124. Papillomavirus are classified based on the DNA restriction fragment
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Question 125 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

125. Arbovirus is classified into three main groups namely bunyaviruses togaviruses and
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Question 126 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

126. The virion lacks
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Question 127 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

127. Varicella-zoster virus is transmitted by the
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Question 128 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

128. In children the astrovirus causes
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Question 129 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

129. What is the approximate size of the Orthomyxoviruses?
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Question 130 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

130. The pol gene is involved in the integration of viral DNA into the host cell with the help of an enzyme called
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Question 131 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

131. Ebola virus was identified in
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Question 132 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

132. The host for the poliomyelitis is limited to
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Question 133 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

133. HSV-1 stands for
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Question 134 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

134. Conjunctivitis is caused by
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Question 135 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

135. Marburg virus was first identified as a human pathogen in
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Question 136 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

136. Mode of transmission for the human papillomavirus is skin as well as a
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Question 137 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

137. All herpesviruses have
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Question 138 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

138. Human urban yellow fever is transmitted by
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Question 139 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

139. Norovirus is also known as
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Question 140 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

140. The word cancer is derived from the Latin word
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Question 141 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

141. The study of cancer is known as
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Question 142 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

142. The mode of transmission for the dengue is
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Question 143 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

143. Human T-cell lymphotropic virus causes T-cell leukemia in
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Question 144 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

144. Member of a family flavivirus is
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Question 145 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

145. Other than warts some species of the papillomavirus may cause carcinoma of the
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Question 146 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

146. Which is true about Astrovirus?
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Question 147 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

147. Which is true about the Ebola virus?
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Question 148 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

148. The immune attack against the viral antigens on infected hepatocytes is mediated by
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Question 149 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

149. The causative agent for the scrapie in sheep is
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Question 150 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

150. A condition characterized by swelling in the gland is called
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Question 151 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

151. A common disease in infants that is characterized by transient rash and high fever is caused by
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Question 152 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

152. The genome of the herpesvirus is linear
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Question 153 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

153. The mode of transmission for the cache valley virus is
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Question 154 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

154. Bovine Spongiform encephalopathy is also known as
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Question 155 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

155. The alternative name for the hepatocellular carcinoma is
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Question 156 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

156. Slapped cheek syndrome is caused by
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Question 157 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

157. The transplacental and respiratory tract is a mode of transmission for
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Question 158 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

158. A disease muscle twitching and lack of coordination occurs due to a prion known as
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Question 159 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

159. A new group of rodent-borne viruses is named as
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Question 160 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

160. HBV belongs to the family
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Question 161 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

161. Varicella-zoster virus is abbreviated as
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Question 162 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

162. The change in the shape growth properties and other features of the tumor cell is called as
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Question 163 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

163. A protein containing partial with no detachable nucleic acid are known as
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Question 164 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

164. Arthritis is a disease of
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Question 165 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

165. Papovavirus is the
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Question 166 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

166. The size of togaviruses is
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Question 167 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

167. Echoviruses is similar in structure to
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Question 168 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

168. Retroviruses are also called as
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Question 169 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

169. In Africa and South America Jungle yellow fever is a disease of
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Question 170 of 600

Clinical Virology MCQs

170. HDV belongs to the family
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Question 171 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

171. Enfuvirtide is an alternative name of
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Question 172 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

172. The entry of HIV in the cell is blocked by the
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Question 173 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

173. Ziagen is a drug that is also called as
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Question 174 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

174. Stavudine is the drug that inhibits the synthesis of
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Question 175 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

175. What is true about Amantadine?
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Question 176 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

176. An approved drug for hepatitis B in adults known as
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Question 177 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

177. Ganciclovir has a structure that is similar to
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Question 178 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

178. Cidofovir is a nucleoside analog of cytosine lacks
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Question 179 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

179. The main side effect of the drug ganciclovir includes leukopenia and
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Question 180 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

180. Entecavir is a
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Question 181 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

181. The replication of the influenza A virus is inhibited by
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Question 182 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

182. Entecavir has no activity against
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Question 183 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

183. The main side effect of the nevirapine is
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Question 184 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

184. Ganciclovir is an effective treatment against
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Question 185 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

185. Rescriptor is an alternative name for
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Question 186 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

186. The main side effect of the drug dideoxyinosine is
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Question 187 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

187. The main side effect of the drug cidofovir is
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Question 188 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

188. The drug used against chronic active hepatitis is
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Question 189 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

189. The attachment of the erythrocytes to the surface of the virally infected cell is termed as
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Question 190 of 600

Drugs and Vaccines MCQs

190. A duration of time a specific antibody develops becoming detachable in the blood known as
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Question 191 of 600

Genetics of Bacterial Cells MCQs

191. The bacteria composed single chromosomes having a single copy of the gene known as
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Question 192 of 600

Genetics of Bacterial Cells MCQs

192. A wall-less mycoplasma having the molecular weight approximately
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Question 193 of 600

Genetics of Bacterial Cells MCQs

193. The process of mating through which two bacterial cells transfer their DNA a cell acts as a host while other as the recipient the process is known as
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D.

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Question 194 of 600

Genetics of Bacterial Cells MCQs

194. A minor change in the sequence of base pairs is called
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Question 195 of 600

Genetics of Bacterial Cells MCQs

195. The transfer of DNA mediated by bacteriophage is called as
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D.

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Question 196 of 600

Genetics of Bacterial Cells MCQs

196. If a base replaces by another base pair sequence the mutation the resulting replacement is known as
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Question 197 of 600

Genetics of Bacterial Cells MCQs

197. What are the approximate numbers of base pairs of bacterial DNA?
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Question 198 of 600

Genetics of Bacterial Cells MCQs

198. Pilin is an important protein that forms the conjugation tube during the process of conjugation the process is named as
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Question 199 of 600

Genetics of Bacterial Cells MCQs

199. Recipient bacteria in conjugation are usually
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Question 200 of 600

Genetics of Bacterial Cells MCQs

200. When one or more base pair are deleted or added in the sequence shifts the reading frame on the ribosome called
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Question 201 of 600

Genetics of Bacterial Cells MCQs

201. During conjugation, the process of mating is controlled by
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Question 202 of 600

Genetics of Bacterial Cells MCQs

202. The genetic material of the bacteria is composed of a single-stranded
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Question 203 of 600

Genetics of Bacterial Cells MCQs

203. Transfer of DNA from one cell to another is known as
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D.

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Question 204 of 600

Genetics of Bacterial Cells MCQs

204. The substitutions that prematurely stops the synthesis of protein by generating the stop codon called as
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B.
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D.

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Question 205 of 600

Genetics of Bacterial Cells MCQs

205. The transfer of DNA from one bacterial cell to another is carried out by
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Question 206 of 600

Genetics of Bacterial Cells MCQs

206. Within the bacterial cells, the transfer of DNA is carried out through
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Question 207 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

207. Parvoviruses composed of
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Question 208 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

208. The replicative cycle of most of the viruses is completed in
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Question 209 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

209. The transcription of RNA to double-stranded DNA is catalyzed by the enzyme
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Question 210 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

210. The process by which virus transfer the gene from one cell to another called
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Question 211 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

211. The poliovirus have single-stranded RNA of
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Question 212 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

212. The retrovirus and influenza virus replicates in
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Question 213 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

213. In the viral gene expression, the first step is the synthesis of
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Question 214 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

214. In the therapeutic process, the nucleic acid is delivered in the patient s cell as a drug to recover a dis- ease the process is known as
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Question 215 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

215. During the process of complementation, the helping virus mediate the replication in the
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Question 216 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

216. All viruses replicate in DNA except
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Question 217 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

217. The process one or both viruses infect the cells having mutation and produced the nonfictional pro- tein called as
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Question 218 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

218. Poxviruses replicate in
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Question 219 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

219. If the viral DNA integrates into the host cell chromosomes with no progeny production the process is called
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Question 220 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

220. A particular family of viruses that is diploid known as
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D.

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Question 221 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

221. After completion of a viral replication cycle, the number of progeny in the host cell is approximately
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Question 222 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

222. Gag and pol are viral
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Question 223 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

223. Which DNA does not have a double-strand DNA?
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Question 224 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

224. The site of attachment for HIV is
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Question 225 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

225. The inability to replicate in certain viruses providing an ultimate advantage in the
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D.

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Question 226 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

226. Between two chromosomes the exchange of gene is called as
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C.
D.

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Question 227 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

227. The process of viruses or viral vectors in combination with foreign viral envelope producing proteins known as
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B.
C.
D.

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Question 228 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

228. The example of a single-stranded RNA virus with negative polarity is
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Question 229 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

229. If a cell has acquired new character as a result of integrated prophage the process is called as
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B.
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D.

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Question 230 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

230. The mutations that are valuable in determining the function of the viral gene is called
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B.
C.
D.

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Question 231 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

231. When the exchange of segment between the viruses having segmented genome the process is known as
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B.
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D.

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Question 232 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

232. A sudden change in the sequence of DNA or RNA is called
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B.
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D.

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Question 233 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

233. If a cell is infected by a virus the calculated time to replicate it is approximately
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Question 234 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

234. Site of attachment of the rabies virus is
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Question 235 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

235. The segment of RNA that have both negative and positive polarity regions is known as
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C.
D.

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Question 236 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

236. The integration of viral DNA into the cell DNA results in a structure named as
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B.
C.
D.

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Question 237 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

237. All the RNA viruses contain single-stranded RNA except
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D.

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Question 238 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

238. The enzymes reverse transcriptase is coded by
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Question 239 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

239. The first step of the viral replication cycle is
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D.

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Question 240 of 600

Genetics of Viruses MCQs

240. The viral DNA replicates in
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Question 241 of 600

Growth of Bacterial Cells MCQs

241. The reproduction of bacteria usually undergoes a
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Question 242 of 600

Growth of Bacterial Cells MCQs

242. The phase of bacterial growth in which the bacterial parent cell does not divide but the metabolic activ- ity is vigorous named as
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B.
C.
D.

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Question 243 of 600

Growth of Bacterial Cells MCQs

243. Clostridium tetanus is an example of
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Question 244 of 600

Growth of Bacterial Cells MCQs

244. In the death phase, there is a remarkable decrease in the number of
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Question 245 of 600

Growth of Bacterial Cells MCQs

245. In binary fission, the parent cell divides to form
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Question 246 of 600

Growth of Bacterial Cells MCQs

246. The minimum time for doubling of E. Coli generation is approximately
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Question 247 of 600

Growth of Bacterial Cells MCQs

247. In bacterial growth, the growth rate slowed down due to toxic products or depletion of nutrients the re- sulting phase is known as
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B.
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D.

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Question 248 of 600

Growth of Bacterial Cells MCQs

248. Mycobacterium tuberculosis doubles their generation in a calculated time interval of
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Question 249 of 600

Growth of Bacterial Cells MCQs

249. The bacteria that depend on oxygen for their ATP generation is called
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D.

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Question 250 of 600

Host Defenses and Laboratory Diagnosis MCQs

250. When meningitis is suspected the test for diagnosis is carried out known as
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B.
C.
D.

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Question 251 of 600

Host Defenses and Laboratory Diagnosis MCQs

251. Important phagocytes responses to inflammation included macrophages and
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Question 252 of 600

Host Defenses and Laboratory Diagnosis MCQs

252. An important mediator of the pain is
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Question 253 of 600

Host Defenses and Laboratory Diagnosis MCQs

253. Shigella and Campylobacter are isolated by
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Question 254 of 600

Host Defenses and Laboratory Diagnosis MCQs

254. Staphylococcus aureus is mostly isolated from
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Question 255 of 600

Host Defenses and Laboratory Diagnosis MCQs

255. If an antibody injects in the human body for the protection against the foreign agent the resulting immunity is
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B.
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Question 256 of 600

Host Defenses and Laboratory Diagnosis MCQs

256. When tuberculosis and pneumonia is suspected diagnosis is carried out in the laboratory by using
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Question 257 of 600

Host Defenses and Laboratory Diagnosis MCQs

257. For infection skin and mucous membranes acting as a
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D.

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Question 258 of 600

Host Defenses and Laboratory Diagnosis MCQs

258. Beta hemolytic streptococci are primarily detected by the help of
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Question 259 of 600

Host Defenses and Laboratory Diagnosis MCQs

259. If the person s defense mechanism produces antibodies against the infection or vaccination the immunity is termed as
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B.
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D.

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Question 260 of 600

Host Defenses and Laboratory Diagnosis MCQs

260. When phagocytes attack the infectious particles for destruction the process is called as
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B.
C.
D.

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Question 261 of 600

Host Defenses and Laboratory Diagnosis MCQs

261. Neisseria gonorrhoeae Treponema pallidum and chlamydia trachomatis are isolated from the
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D.

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Question 262 of 600

Host Defenses and Laboratory Diagnosis MCQs

262. Urine culture is used when a person is suspected with a disease known as
A.
B.
C.
D.

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Question 263 of 600

Host Defenses and Laboratory Diagnosis MCQs

263. A small polypeptide attract the neutrophils and macrophages towards infection site named as
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B.
C.
D.

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Question 264 of 600

Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs

264. The other name for the plague is
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C.
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Question 265 of 600

Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs

265. Replacing fever is caused by
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Question 266 of 600

Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs

266. The cardio bacterium is the member of human normal flora and is found in
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C.
D.

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Question 267 of 600

Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs

267. A disease characterized by prolonged weight loss polyarthritis and diarrhea is known as
A.
B.
C.
D.

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Question 268 of 600

Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs

268. The rat-bite fever is caused by
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C.
D.

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Question 269 of 600

Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs

269. Atypical mycobacterium that can produce colonies in the dark are named as
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B.
C.
D.

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Question 270 of 600

Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs

270. Birds are the host for
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Question 271 of 600

Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs

271. Q fever was first described in
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Question 272 of 600

Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs

272. According to the rate of growth, the atypical bacteria are classified into
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Question 273 of 600

Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs

273. M. fortuitum-chelonian is a
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Question 274 of 600

Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs

274. PPD stands for
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Question 275 of 600

Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs

275. In the human body, the Brucella resides in the
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Question 276 of 600

Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs

276. Erythrasma is caused by
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Question 277 of 600

Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs

277. Reticuloendothelial system of humans includes bone marrow spleen liver and
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C.
D.

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Question 278 of 600

Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs

278. Mycobacterium tuberculosis is an
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Question 279 of 600

Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs

279. The ant phagocytic capsule of Bacillus anthracis composed of
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B.
C.
D.

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Question 280 of 600

Normal Flora and Major Pathogens MCQs

280. The inflammatory disease of the middle ear caused by Moraxella species is known as
A.
B.
C.
D.

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