Multiple Choice Questions on Human Diseases

1. Rickettsia form a group under
a) Fungi
b) Bacteria
c) Virus
d) a category between viruses and bacteria

2. Give the correct matching of causative agent/ germ and disease
a) Glossina- Kala- azar
b) Anophles- Malaria
c) Wuchereria-Filariasis
d) Leishmania-Sleeping sickness

3. The blood cancer is known as
a) Haemolysis
b) Leukaemia
c) Haemophilia
d) Thrombosis

4. Which one of the following diseases is due to an allergic reaction?
a) Skin cancer
b) Goitre
c) Hay fever
d) Enteric fever

5. Which of the following pair of diseases is caused by virus?
a) Rabies, Mumps
b) Typhoid, Tetanus
c) AIDS, Syphilis
d) Cholera, Tuberculosis

6. Botulism caused by Clostridium botulism affects the
a) Lymph glands
b) Spleen
c) Intestine
d) Central Nervous System

7. Diphtheria is caused by
a) Nematodes
b) Virus
c) Bacteria
d) None of these

8. Which of the following causes plague?
a) Trichinella spiralis
b) Yersinia pestis
c) Salmonella typhimuriam
d) Lesihmania donovani

9. Which one of the following does correctly match a sexually transmitted diseases (STD) with its pathogen?
a) Syphilis- Treponema pallidium
b) Softsore- Bacillus brevis
c) Gonorrhoea- Entamoeba histolytica
d) Urethritis - Bacillus anthracis
10. The causative agent of mad cow disease is a
a) Virus
b) Prion
c) Worm
d) Bacterium
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1. b) Bacteria
2. c) Wuchereria-Filariasis
3. b) Leukaemia
4. c) Hay fever
5. a) Rabies, Mumps
6. d) Central Nervous System
7. c) Bacteria
8. b) Yersinia pestis
9. a) Syphilis- Treponema pallidium
10. b) Prion
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