Parasite Practice Questions – Quiz

Answer these this quick parasite practice questions and increase your knowledge about parasites and parasitic infections.




Parasite Practice Questions:

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#1 How is Malaria parasite transmitted?

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#2 Worms, or helminth organisms, can affect humans and animals.

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#3 A creature that lives off another organism is called?

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#4 How is Giardia parasite transmitted?

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#5 Baylisascaris worm is also known as?

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#6 Ringworm is a worm, not a fungal infection

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#7 Onchocerca volvulus can cause?

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#8 Can you get lyme disease from your dogs/cats?

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#9 Guinea worm affects subcutaneous tissues and muscle and causes blisters and ulcers

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#10 Where are horsehair worms commonly found?

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#11 How does Blastocystosis enters its human host?

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#12 Parasite living inside of a host is called?

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#13 Endoparasites rely on a third organism, known as the vector, or carrier. The vector transmits the endoparasite to the host.

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#14 Chinese liver fluke disease is also known as?

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#15 Whipworms live in the small intestine

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#16 Humans can become infected with sparganosis if they eat foods tainted with dog or cat feces

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#17 Can a parasite turn its host into a zombie?

Ophiocordyceps unilateralis is a specialized parasite that infects, manipulates and kills formicine ants. Its also known as the mind controlling fungus

#18 Loa loa filariasis is also known as?

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#19 After a tick attaches it self to the host it takes _________ hours to fully transmit lyme disease.

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#20 How does Blastocystosis enters its human host?

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#21 A pinworm, or threadworm, Enterobius vermicularis can live in the colon and rectum of humans

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#22 Botfly belongs to the family of?

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#23 Around 70 percent parasites are not visible to the human eye

#24 What does paragonimiasis affects?

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#25 Can acanthamoeba infect an eye through contact lenses?

#26 Hookworms can cause?

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#27 Crab lice affect the head area

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