Medical Lab Technologist Mcq Book Chapter 2 Clinical Mycology

 Medical Lab Technologist Mcq Book 

Chapter - 2  

Clinical Mycology

Q1= what is other name called of Tinea pedis disease ?

A- Versicolor

B- Athlete's Feet

C- Ring Worm

D- Madura Foot

Ans- B

Q2= branching filaments of molds and mushrooms called?

A- spore

B- Hyphae


D- Oospore

Ans- B

Q3= How Many types of hyphae

A- 8

B- 4

C- 2

D- 3

Ans- C

Septate hyphae and aseptate hyphae

Q4= Fungi that undergo asexual reproduction are termed as-

A- imperfect fungi.

B- perfect fungi.

C- cytoplasm.

D- None

Ans- A

Q5= POSSIBLE FUNGAL PATHOGENS body site like Hair?

A- Microsporum 

B- Trichophyton

C- Blastomyces

D- A and B

Ans- D

Q6=Tinea cruris is other name called

A- barber's itch:

B-athlete's foot

C-jock itch:


Ans- C

barber's itch: An infection of beard hair

jock itch: An infection of the groin

athlete's foot: An infection of the spaces between the toes

Q7= A black pigment produced by colonies growing on bird seed agar is due to

A. Urease

B. Phenol oxidase

C. Sucrose assimilation

D. Arthroconidia production


Q8=. Which of the following fungi is not considered an opportunistic pathogen?

A. Absidia

B. Aspergillus

C. Coccidioides

D. Fusarium

Ans- C

Q9=Fungi that undergo sexual reproduction

are termed

A. Imperfect

B. Perfect

C. Aseptate

D. Septate

Ans- B


A- Candida glabrata

B- Geotrichum candidum

C- Coccidioides immitis

D- Candida albicans

Ans- D

Q11= Mycosis fungoides is a type of

(a) B-cell Lymphoma

(b) NK cell Lymphom a

(c) Null cell Lymphoma

(d) T cell Lymphoma

Ans- D

Q12= Fontana Masson Reaction detects which pigment

(a) Melanin

(b) Carbon

(c) Lipofusc hin

(d) Hematoidin

Ans= A

Q13= Entner Doudoroff pathway, a substitute pathway for glycolysis may be present in __________.

(a) Bacteria, archaea

(b) Fungi, cyanobacte ria

(c) Algae, ferns

(d) All of the above

Ans- D

Q14= The 3 D's (Dermatitis, Diarrhea, Dementia) are seen in the deficiency of:

(a) Thiamine

(b) Riboflavin

(c) Niacin

(d) Pyridoxine

Ans- C

Q15= Fungi Exist in  two distinct morphological forms?

A- Yeast

B- Mycelium

C- Both

D- None

 Ans- C

Q16= The Fungi generally multiply by budding, the buds is known as 

A- Zygospores

B- Ascospores

C- Basidospores

D- Blastospores

Ans- D

Q17= who is called False Fungi

A- Eumycetes

B- Pseudomycetes

C- a and b

D- None

Ans- B

Q18= Identify the following asexual reproductive structures:

a. Blastoconidia

b. Conidia

c. Chlamydoconidia

d. Arthroconidia

e. Sporangium


Q19= 5. Blastoconidia that have elongated are known as:

a. Hyphae

b. Pseudohyphae

c. Arthroconidia

d. Racquet hyphae

Ans- b

Q20= The India ink stain is used to detect what part of a yeast cell?

a. Chlamydoconidia

b. Pseudohyphae

c. Blastoconidia

d. Capsule

Ans- d

Q21= Which of the following approaches is NOT used in the identification of fungi?

a. Growth rate

b. Colony morphology

c. Microscopic appearance

d. Methylene blue stain

Ans- d

Q22 Mycology is the study of

(a.) Pathogenic fungi 

(b.) Fungi

(c.) Bacteria 

(d.) Fungal spores

Ans- B

Q23= What key test is used to definitively identify Candida albicans?

a. Gram stain

b. Germ tube

c. Colony morphology

d. KOH preparation

Ans- b

Q24. The number 1 fungal agent isolated in the clinical laboratory is:

a. Malassezia furfur

b. Cryptococcus neoformans

c. Candida albicans

d. Candida glabrata

Ans- C

Q25. What disease(s) does Candida albicans cause?

a. Mucocutaneous infections

b. Cutaneous infections

c. Systemic infections

d. All of the above

Ans- D

Q26. Which yeast, in order to grow on culture media, requires olive oil to be overlaid the media?

a. Malassezia furfur

b. Cryptococcus neoformans

c. Candida albicans

d. Candida glabrata

Answer- A

Q27= Fungal diseases are referred to as ____

(a.) mitosis

(b.) mycosis

(c.) dermatomycoses 

(d.) mycoses

Ans- B

Q28=An example of a dimorphic fungus is ____

(a.) Streptomyces griseus

(b.) Blastomyces dermatitidis 

(c.) Norcadia species 

(d.) Trichoderma reessi

Ans-  b

Q29=. The yeast-candida albicans is diagnostically confirmed by production in

human serum. 

(a.) septate hyphae 

(b.) non-septate hyphae 

(c.) germ tube

(d.) budding cells

Ans- b

30=. Which of the following fungi is not a mold? 

(a.) Aspergillus 

(b.) Penicillium

(c.) Mucor 

(d.) Cryptococeus

Ans- d

Q31= Which of the following fungi are able to produce all three types of sporulation (cladosporium, phialophora, and acrotheca)?

a. Phialophora

b. Cladophialophora

c. Fonsecaea

d. All of the above

Ans- C

Q32= Which of the following possess conidia with vertical and horizontal cross-walls?

a. Alternaria species

b. Cladosporium species

c. Fusarium species

d. Sepedonium species

Ans- A

Q33=A key characteristic about the colony morphology of the Zygomycetes is:

a. Black pigmentation

b. Granular texture

c. Peppered appearance

d. Lid lifters

Ans- D

Q34= A key characteristic about the colony morphology of Aspergillus niger is:

a. White pigmentation

b. Granular texture

c. Peppered appearance

d. Lid filters

Ans- A

Q35= What is the name indicated for the condition characterized by crops of intensely itchy blisters over theelbows, knees, back, and buttocks?

A.Pityriasis rosea


C.Dermatitis herpetiformis

D.Irritant ezcema

Answer- c

 Chapter - 1 Study of Gram Positive bacteria

Chapter -2 Clinical Mycology



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