For all the following multiple choice questions only write the number and
Clinical trials are studies that are included in:
A. Experimental studies
B. Ecological studies
D. Cross-sectional studies
The following are uses of cross-sectional survey EXCEPT;
A. Estimates prevalence of disease or their risk factors
B. Generate hypotheses
C. Investigates the etiology of disease
D. Examine evolving trends
Is the proportion of total population that is diseased.
C. Specific morbidity rate
D. None of the above
The following diseases are droplet-born EXCEPT:
B. Dengue fever
Which among the following organisms does not indicate contamination of water
A. Coliform bacilli
B. Fecal streptococci
C. Clostridium perfringes
D. Clostridium botulism
1. Which among the following micro-organisms may not play a part in the
C. Bordetella pertussis
2. If a child after receiving BCG vaccine does not develop a blister on the injection
A. 6 weeks
B. 4 weeks
C. 12 weeks
D. 2 weeks
3. ALL of the following are bacterial diseases EXCEPT:
A. Amoebic dysentery
B. Lymphogranulom Venerium
D. Typhoid fever
4. In an epidemiological context, what is the population at risk?
A. The proportion of a population that engage in risky behaviours.
B. A group of people participating in a study that may be harmful to them
C. The group of people that may experience the outcome we want to study.
D. The population group with the highest relative risk of disease.
15. Which among the following diseases are insect-borne?
A. Dengue fever
B. Rift-Valley fever
D. Typhoid fever
|Communicable disease||Causative agent|
|20. Impetigo||A. Plasmodium Falciparum|
|21. Chicken pox||B. Streptococcus pyogenes|
|22. Syphilis||C. Shigella sonnei, flexneri|
|23. Whooping cough||D. Varicella virus|
|24. Malaria||E. Treponema pallidum|
|25. Bacillary Dysentery||F. Bordetella pertussis|