Parasitology and Entomology Theory Paper

  1. Which of the below is NOT an intestinal nematode

a) Ascaris lumbricoides

b)Necator americanus

c)Ancylostoma duodenale

d) Trichinella spiralis

 

2. The rhabditiform stage larvae of the_______________ are indistinguishable.

a)Flatworms

b)Hookworm

c)Roundworm

d)Thread worm

 

  1. Which of the following parasites undergoes heart-lung migration cycle

a) Entamoeba gingivalis

b)Ascaris Lumbricoidies

c) Trichomonas vaginalis

d) Balantidium coli

 

4. The following are hookworm EXCEPT

a) Necator americanus

b)Ancylostoma duodenale

c)Strongyloides stercoralis

d)Enterobius vermicularis

 

  1. Which of the following are NOT members of subfamily Culicidae

a) Aedes

b) Culex

c) Anopheles

d) Culiseta

 

6. The following is NOT a tissue nematode

a) Trichinella spiralis

b)Wuchereria bancrofti

c) Brugia malayi

d) Trichuris trichiura

 

7. Cestodes encompass all of the following EXCEPT

a)Taenia saginata

b) Taenia solium

c) Echinococcus granulosus

d)Diphylobothrium latum

e) Brugia malayi

 

8. The following are trematodes EXCEPT

a) Schistosoma mansoni

b) Schistosoma haematobium

c)Fasciola hepatica

d)Hymenolepis nana

 

  1. Which of the amoeba below cause hepatic amoebiasis

a)Entamoeba histolytica

b)Entamoeba dispar

c)Entamoebacoli

d) Entamoeba hartmanni

 

10. The parasite below inhabits the buccal cavity of the host

a)Entamoeba gingivalis

b) Endolimax nana

c)Entamoeba polecki,

d)Iodamoeba bütschlii

 

11. Which flagellate exhibits discharge from the urethra?

a) Retortamonas intestinalis

b)Trichomonas hominis

c)Trichomonas tenax

d)Trichomonas vaginalis

 

12.This  flagellate causes steatorrhea in young children

a) Giardia lamblia

b)Dientamoeba fragilis

c)Chilomastix Mesnil

d)Enteromonashominis,

 

13. Which amoeba  is a pathogen?

a) Entamoeba histolytica

b)Entamoeba dispar

c)Entamoeba coli

d)Entamoeba Hartmann

 

14. Which one of this  causes oral trichomoniasis

a) Enteromonas hominins

b) Retortamonas intestinalis

c)Trichomonas hominis

d)Trichomonas tenax

 

15. Which of this coccidia is a pathogen of the immunocompromised patients

a) Cryptosporidium parvum

b)Cryptosporidium hominis

c) Cyclospora cayetanensis

d) Isospora Belli

 

16.The ciliate of medical importance is ?

a) Balantidium coli

b) Blastocystishominis

c) Cyclospora cayetanensis

d) Isospora Belli

 

17.Which of these parasites is a tissue protozoa

a) Fasciola gigantica

b) Toxoplasma gondii

c)Fasciolospis buski

d) Heterophyles heterophils

 

18. Simulium species is a vector for which disease

a)River blindness

b)Onchocerciasis

c)Filariasis

d)Schistosomiasis

 

19.Fleas  transmit which  of the following

a)Plague

b)Tungiasis

c)Filariasis

d)Malaria

 

20 . Glossina species are known vectors for :

a)Loaloaiasis

b)Leishmaniasis

c)African Trypanosomiasis

d)Nagana

 

  1. A patient from Marigat in Baringo county presenting with unending fever could be suffering from :

a) papatasi fever

b)Oroya fever

c)Malaria

d)Filariasis

 

  1. Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are pests that spread which diseases?

a)Malaria

b)Filariasis

c)Yellow fever

d)Chikungunya virus

 

23.”The vagabond disease “ and” Pithriais” are manifestations of which infestations?

a)Tungiasis

b)Body lice

c)Pubic lice

d)Visceral leishmaniasis

 

24. A nematode that is cylindrical, worm-like both ends pointed, yellow or pink in color is :

a) Ascaris lumbricoides

b)Necator americanus

c)Ancylostoma duodenale

d)Strongyloides Stercoralis

 

  1. Which of the microfilariae below are sheathed

a) Trichinella spiralis

b)Wuchereria bancrofti

c)Brugia malayi

d)Loa loa     

e)Onchocerca volvulus

 

26. The amoebae whose infective stage is tetranucleotide cyst is known as?

a) Entamoeba histolytica

b)Entamoeba dispar

c)Entamoeba coli

d)Entamoebahartmanni

 

27. Which flagellate has 4 anterior flagella and a posterior one comprising an undulating membrane is known as :

a) Retortamonas intestinalis

b)Trichomonas hominis

c)Trichomonas tenax

d)Trichomonas vaginalis

 

28. Coccidia  that has an infective stage is two nucleated spores is :

a) Cryptosporidium parvum,

b)Cryptosporidium hominis

c)Cyclospora cayetanensis

d)Isospora Belli

 

29. Which of the parasites below are ciliates

a) Balantidium coli

b)Blastocystis hominis

c)Chilomastix Mesnil

e)Enteromonashominis

 

30. What is the causative agent for cutaneous larva migrans?

a) Necator americanus

b) Ancylostoma duodenale

c) Ancylostoma braziliense

d) Mansonella species

 

31. Visceral larva migrans are as a result of invasion by:

a)Ascaris lumbricoides

b)Ascaris suum

c)Toxocara Canis

d)Toxocara catis