MCQs on Diseases Caused by Bacteria

Bacteria are unicellular prokaryotes with the simplest body structure lacking a nucleus. The DNA that it comprises, is either freely floating or is twisted into a coil, thread-like structure known as the nucleoid. When split, these circular frames are known as plasmids. Usually bacterial cells have cell walls, some do not, such as the mycoplasmas. The relationship between humans and bacteria is complex. They are known to cause some deadly diseases.

1. Diseases caused due to the inflammation of the vermiform appendix of the digestive system is known as

(a) Appendectomy

(b) Appendicitis

(c) Intestinal cancer

(d) Amoebic dysentery

Answer: (b)

2. This set includes bacteria diseases

(a) Malaria, poliomyelitis, mumps

(b) Mumps, cholera, typhoid

(c) Plague, Leprosy, Diphtheria

(d) Measles, Tuberculosis, Tetanus

Answer: (c)

3. In Ayurveda, the disease that is called as Vishuchika is

(a) Chicken pox

(b) Smallpox

(c) Cholera

(d) Diphtheria

Answer: (c)

4. Vibrio cholerae is a motile bacteria belonging to the group of

(a) Lophotrichous

(b) Peritrichous

(c) Monotrichous

(d) Amphitrichous

Answer: (c)

5. ‘Syphilis’, a sexually transmitted diseases is caused by

(a) Vibrio

(b) Leptospira

(c) Treponema pallidum

(d) Pasteurella

Answer: (c)

6. This is a symptom of Diphtheria

(a) Bleeding gum

(b) Hydrophobia

(c) Suffocation

(d) Excessive watering

Answer: (c)

7. Widal test is used for susceptibility of

(a) Typhoid

(b) Cholera

(c) Malaria

(d) Cholera

Answer: (a)

8. “Tuberculosis” is caused by

(a) Malnutrition

(b) Protozoan

(c) Bacterium

(d) Virus

Answer: (c)

9. ‘Cholera’ is caused by

(a) Fungi

(b) Bacteria

(c) Virus

(d) Protozoan

Answer: (b)

10. ‘Leprosy’ is caused by

(a) Salmonella

(b) Mycobacterium

(c) TMV

(d) Monocystis

Answer: (b)

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