Viral Infections Quiz

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Which of the following is a characteristic of Reoviridae?

Linear ss RNA

Which disease is caused by a genus of Reoviridae and affects sheep?

Bluetongue

Which of the following is a characteristic of Paramyxoviridae?

Enveloped capsid

Which disease affects dogs and is caused by a genus of Paramyxoviridae?

Canine distemper

Which disease affects cattle and can wipe out a cattle herd in a matter of days?

Rinderpest

Which bird disease is caused by a species of the genus Avulavirus, which belongs to the Paramyxoviridae family?

Newcastle disease

Which of the following is true about the material used in this presentation?

It is obtained from different sources.

What is the main purpose of the material used in this presentation?

To provide educational information.

Which books have been primarily used as a source for the presented material?

All of the above

Who are the authors of the books acknowledged in the presentation?

Dr. David Bemis and Dr. John Prescott

What is the topic of the lecture?

Virology

What type of viruses are discussed in the lecture?

RNA viruses

Which RNA virus family is characterized by being non-enveloped and releasing by cell lysis?

Caliciviridae

Which genus of Caliciviridae is known to cause respiratory disease in cats through airborne transmission?

Vesivirus

Which RNA virus family is characterized by having linear (+)sense ss RNA?

Caliciviridae

Which genus of Caliciviridae is known to cause haemorrhagic disease in rabbits through direct contact?

Lagovirus

Which RNA virus family is characterized by being difficult to grow in cell cultures and having no suitable animal models?

Caliciviridae

Which genus of Caliciviridae is known to cause acute gastroenteritis in humans and mammals through fecal-oral transmission?

Norovirus

Which family of viruses is characterized by linear (+)sense ss RNA and enveloped with 'peplomers'?

Coronaviridae

What is the primary site of infection for coronaviruses?

Intestinal tract

Which form of Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) is highly contagious?

Feline Enteric Coronavirus (FECV)

What are the common symptoms of Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP)?

Loss of appetite, weight loss, yellowing inside eyes

Which genus and species of coronavirus caused the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak in China in 2002?

Betacoronavirus, SARS coronavirus

Which variant of the Sars-CoV-2 virus has a greater amount of mutations on its spike protein compared to the Delta variant?

Omicron B.1.1.529

Which family of viruses is known for having surface proteins organized in icosahedral-like symmetry?

Flaviviridae

Which virus can cause fatal neurological symptoms in humans such as encephalitis and meningitis?

West Nile virus

Which family of viruses is known for their arthropod-borne nature and maintenance enzootic cycle in birds, rodents, and non-human primates?

Togaviridae

Which virus family is responsible for diseases such as Japanese encephalitis, Dengue fever, and Yellow fever?

Flaviviridae

Which virus family is known for causing diseases in humans such as foot and mouth disease?

Picornaviridae

Which virus family is known for its linear (+)sense ss RNA and non-enveloped characteristics?

Picornaviridae

Test your knowledge on viral infections in vertebrates and humans. This quiz covers topics such as transmission, symptoms, and control measures. Challenge yourself to identify the characteristics of RNA viruses, including the Coronaviridae family. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your understanding of infectious diseases.

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