Parasitology and Entomology Theory Paper

Q1. The adult stages of Taenia solium and Taenia saginata are acquired by ingestion of

(a) Eggs of the parasites

(b) Proglottids of the parasites

(c) Oocysts of the parasites

(d) Larval cysticercus


Q2. Penetration of the skin by larvae is the means of infection in:

a) Echinococcosis

b) Giardiasis

c) Schistosomiasis

d) Ascariasis


Q3. Schistosoma mansoni differs from Schistosoma haematobium in:

a) Geographical morphology

b) Location of the adults and egg morphology

c) Mode of transmission to the definitive host

d) Mode of infection


Q4. The following forms of parasite stages are found in Plasmodium falciparum life cycle EXCEPT:

a) Merozoites

b) Trophozoites

c) Cercariae

d) cookinetes


Q5.  The location of the following adults (A. lumbricoides. Strongyloides stercolaris, hookworms) parasites in man is:

a) Large bowel

b) Rectum

c) Duodenum and appendix

d) Small intestines



Q6.Trichomonas vaginalis and Giardia lamblia differ in the following except

a) infective forms

b) mode of infection

c) mode of locomotion

d) clinical symptoms



Q7. Encysted metacercariae are infective forms of the following except:

a) Schistosome

b) Heteropyes heteropheys

c) Fasciola hepatica

d) Clonorcissinensis


Q8. Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola gigantica are trematodes that survive in which organs of man

a) Lungs and liver

b) Lungs

c) Liver

d) Intestines and liver


Q9. The infective form of the lymphatic filariasis is

a) L3 larva

b) Microfilaria

c) Egg

d) L1 larva


Q10. The microfilaria of Wuchereria bancrofti is found

a) In the peripheral circulation of man between 10 am and 2 pm

b) In the peripheral circulation during the day

c) In the subcutaneous tissue

d) In the peripheral circulation between 10 pm and 2 AM


Q11. Which of the following parasite is transmitted by a dog

a) Taenia confusa

b) Toxoplasma godii

c) Balantidium coli

d) Echinococcusgranulosus


Q12. The infective form of Giardia lamblia is the

a) Trophozoite

b) Cyst

c) Sporocyst

d) Sporozoite


Q13. Leishmania donovani causes

a) Espundia

b) Kala-azar

c) Elephantiasis

d) Oriental sore


Q14. Larvae of the following parasite can be demonstrated in muscle biopsy

a) Trichinella Spiralis

b) Wuchereria bancrofti

c) Brugia Malayi

d) Trichuris trichuria


Q15. Undercooked pork may act as a source of

a) Diphyllobothrium latum

b) Taenia solium.

c) Taenia saginata

d) Ancylostoma duodenale


Q16. Gynaecopheric canal is characteristic feature of

a) Ascaris lumbricoides

b) Ancylostoma duodenale

c) Schistosoma mansoni

d) Onchocerca Volvulus


Q17. Which of the following arthropods is associated with Leishmaniasis

a) Reduvid bug

b) Tsetse flies

c) Sandfly

d) Mosquito


Q18. Adult worm of the following cestodes are found in the intestines of a man except

a) Taenia saginata

b) Diphyllobothrium latum

c) Hymenolepis nana

d) Echinococcus granulosa


Q19. Which of the following helminths is associated with anemia

a) Hookworms

b) Whip worms

c) Tapeworms

d) Flukes


Q20. Leishmania Tropica is responsible for.

a) Blurred vision

b) Onchocerciasis

c) Cutaneous leishmaniasis

d) Acute abdominal pains