Human Physiology Questions and Answers – Human Health – 2

This set of Human Physiology Multiple Choice Questions & Answers focuses on “Human Health – 2”.

1. Aedes mosquito is a vector for transmitting ______
a) Malaria
b) Cholera
c) Dengue
d) Fever
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Answer: c
Explanation: Dengue is a mosquito borne disease. It is caused by Aedes mosquito. It is a viral disease.

2. Virus envelope is known as ________
a) Core
b) Capsid
c) Virion
d) Nucleoprotein
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Answer: b
Explanation: Virus envelope is known as the capsid. It is a protein shell of a virus. It consists of several oligomeric structural subunits made of proteins called protomers.

3. Dipsomania is a ______
a) Depression
b) Alcohol addiction
c) Tendency to take much water
d) Insanity
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Answer: b
Explanation: Dipsomania is alcohol addiction. It is characterized by intermittent bouts of craving for alcohol.

4. Widal test is carried out to test _______
a) HIV
b) Typhoid
c) Malaria
d) Diabetes
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Answer: b
Explanation: Widal test is carried out to test Typhoid. It is a common agglutination test employed in the serological diagnosis of enteric fever.

5. Which of the following disease is caused by a virus?
a) Cholera
b) Measles
c) Diphtheria
d) Whooping cough
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Answer: b
Explanation: Measles is caused by a virus. It is also called as rubella. It is a highly contagious infectious disease.
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6. Which of the following are cancer cells?
a) Hela cells
b) CD4
c) Plasma cells
d) Memory cells
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Answer: a
Explanation: Hela cells are a type of immortal cell line used in scientific research. It was derived from cervical cancer cells taken from Henrietta Lacks.

7. Which cell secretes antibody?
a) Monocytes
b) Lymphocytes
c) Neutrophils
d) Eosinphils
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Answer: b
Explanation: Lymphocytes secretes antibody. It is a type of WBC with a single round nucleus occurring in the lymphatic system.

8. To confirm AIDS using ELISA we use ________
a) Northern blotting
b) Western blotting
c) Southern blotting
d) Eastern blotting
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Answer: b
Explanation: Western blotting is often used to separate and identify proteins. It is a widely used analytical technique in molecular biology. Western blotting is done in ELISA.

9. Which antibody initiates allergic reactions?
a) Ig A
b) Ig D
c) Ig E
d) Ig M
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Answer: c
Explanation: Ig E is a type of immunoglobulin. It is synthesized by plasma cells. It consists of 2 heavy chain and 2 light chains. Ig E antibody initiates allergic reactions.

10. Monoclonal antibodies are produced by ___________ type of cells.
a) Uninucleate
b) Multinucleate
c) Hybridoma
d) Prokaryotes
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Answer: c
Explanation: Monoclonal antibodies are antibodies that are made by identical immune cells that are all clones of a unique parent cell. They bind to the same epitope. Monoclonal antibodies are produced by the Hybridoma type of cells.

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