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Biology MCQ – MCQ on Fungi

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Biology MCQ – MCQ on Fungi

1. Dermatophytic diseases attributed infections to __

  • humans
  • insects
  • monkeys
  • birds

2. Fungus diseases that occur on the nails, skin, hair are referred to as systemic mycoses.

  • True
  • False

3. Which of the following does not grow in Sabouraud’s glucose agar media?

  • Histoplasma capsulatum
  • Coccidioides immitis
  • Sporothrix schenckii
  • Blastomyces dermatitidis

4. Which of the following disease is an infection of the reticuloendothelial system?

  • Cryptococcosis
  • Moniliasis
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Coccidioidomycosis

5. Blastomyces brasiliensis causes which of the following disease?

  • North American blastomycosis
  • South American blastomycosis
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Sporotrichosis

6. Moniliasis disease is caused by ____

  • a) Histoplasma capsulatum
  • b) Blastomyces dermatitidis
  • c) Coccidioides immitis
  • d) Candida albicans

7. The systemic mycoses are caused mainly by air-borne organisms.

  • True
  • False

8. Tinea versicolor is caused by ___

  • Piedraia hortae
  • Trichosporon beigelii
  • Malassezia furfur
  • Candida albicans

9. Ringworm of the scalp is known as ______________

  • tinea capitis
  • tinea pides
  • tinea unguium
  • onychomycosis

10. Black piedra is a fungus infection of the _

  • skin
  • foot
  • hair
  • nails

11. Which of the following causes epidemic ringworm of the scalp in children?

  • Microsporum audouinii
  • Trichophyton rubrum
  • Candida albicans
  • Epidermophyton floccosum

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