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  1. 1. Which of the following is NOT characteristic of medically important parasites?
    A. they require the invasion of a host in order to complete all or part of their cycle
    B. there are two main groups-protozoa and metazoa
    C. the sporozoan group is comprised of non-motile protozoa
    D. they are prokaryotic
    D. they are prokaryotic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. 2. Which of the following is caused by Entameba histolytica?
    A. dysentery and liver abscesses
    B. massive hepatosplenomegaly
    C. chronic encephalitis
    D. mucocutaneous ulcerations
    A. dysentery and liver abscesses
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. 3. Which of the following is caused by Trichomonas vaginalis?
    A. green frothy malodorous discharge
    B. recurrent urinary tract infection
    C. dysentery
    D. pelvic inflammatory disease
    A. green frothy malodorous discharge
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. 4. Which of the following is spread by contact with infected cat feces?
    A. Plasmodium vivax
    B. Cryptosporidium parvum
    C. Leishmania brasiliensis
    D. Toxoplasma gondi
    D. Toxoplasma gondi
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. 5. Which of the following is spread by contact with infected farm animals?
    A. Cryptosporidium parvum
    B. Entameba histolytica
    C. Giardia lamblia
    D. Plasmodium ovale
    A. Cryptosporidium parvum
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. 6. Which of the following is an example of a ciliated protozoan?
    A. Trichomonas vaginalis
    B. Entameba histolytica
    C. Balantidium coli
    D. Toxoplasma gondii
    C. Balantidium coli
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. 7. Which of the following is the primary host for Entameba histolytica?
    A. cats
    B. rats
    C. humans
    D. pigeons
    C. humans
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. 8. Which of the following is the vector for Trypanosoma cruzi?
    A. Ixodes ticks
    B. male Aedes mosquitoes
    C. female Anopheles mosquitoes
    D. reduviid “kissing” bugs
    D. reduviid “kissing” bugs
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. 9. Which of the following causes massive hepatosplenomegaly?
    A. Trypanosoma gambiensis
    B. Leishmania donovania
    C. Leishmania brasiliensis
    D. Balantidium coli
    B. Leishmania donovania
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. 10. Which of the following causes fever and chills every 4th day?
    A. Plasmodium falciparum
    B. Plasmodium malariae
    C. Plasmodium ovale
    D. Plasmodium vivax
    B. Plasmodium malariae
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. 11. Which of the following causes death from heart failure?
    A. Trypanosoma cruzi
    B. Toxoplasma rhodesiensis
    C. Giardia lamblia
    D. Leishmania donovania
    A. Trypanosoma cruzi
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. 12. Which of the following is responsible for congenital defects in the newborn?
    A. Toxoplasma rhodesiensis
    B. Giardia lamblia
    C. Leishmania donovania
    D. Trypanosoma cruzi
    A. Toxoplasma rhodesiensis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. 13. Which of the following harbors the organism responsible for blindness, mental retardation and microcephaly in newborns?
    A. North African rodent
    B. North American prairie dogs
    C. Australian sheep
    D. African tsetse fly
    A. North African rodent
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. 14. Which of the following is NOT an insect-mediated helminth?
    A. Trichuris trichuria
    B. Taenia saginatum
    C. Schistosoma mansoni
    D. Necator americanus
    C. Schistosoma mansoni
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. 15. Which of the following is a snail-mediated helminth?
    A. Trichinella spiralis
    B. Echinococcus granulosus
    C. Loa loa
    D. Wucheria bancrofti
    B. Echinococcus granulosus
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. 16. Which of the following is required for asexual reproduction?
    A. secondary vector
    B. primary vector
    C. intermediate host
    D. primary host
    C. intermediate host
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. 17. Which of the following requires an intermediate host for asexual reproduction?
    A. Hymenolepis nana
    B. Strongyloides stercoralis
    C. Schistosoma japonicum
    D. Onchocerca volvulus
    C. Schistosoma japonicum
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. 18. Which of the following causes intense perianal itching at night?
    A. Echinococcus granulosus
    B. Enterobius vermicularis
    C. Necator americanus
    D. Ascaris lumbricoides
    B. Enterobius vermicularis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. 19. Which of the following is caused by infestation of Diphyllobothrium latum?
    A. Iron deficiency
    B. Calcium deficiency
    C. Folic acid deficiency
    D. Vitamin B12 deficiency
    D. Vitamin B12 deficiency
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. 20. Which of the following is caused by eating undercooked infested pork?
    A. Trichinella spiralis
    B. Taenia saginatum
    C. Diphyllobothrium latum
    D. Taenia solium
    A. Trichinella spiralis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. 21. Which of the following is caused by chronic infestation by Schistosoma hematobium?
    A. elephantiasis
    B. bladder cancer
    C. muscle pains
    D. hydatid disease of the liver
    B. bladder cancer
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. 22. Which of the following causes rectal prolapse?
    A. Trichuris trichuria
    B. Schistosoma mansoni
    C. Hymenolepis nana
    D. Necator americanus
    A. Trichuris trichuria
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. 23. Which of the following causes river blindness?
    A. Onchocerca volvulus
    B. Toxocara canis
    C. Wucheria bancrofti
    D. Trichinella spiralis
    A. Onchocerca volvulus
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. 24. Which of the following is the small tapeworm in humans?
    A. Diphyllobothrium latum
    B. Hymenolepis nana
    C. Taenia solium
    D. Echinococcus granulosus
    C. Taenia solium
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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