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Tick: Quiz


Question 1:
What is the subphylum of Tick?

Question 2: Ixodes scapularis (formerly Ixodes dammini), known as the black-legged tick or deer tick, is common to the eastern part of North America and is known for spreading ________.
Relapsing feverSyphilisPathogenic bacteriaLyme disease

Question 3:
What kind of animal is a Tick?

Question 4: They are especially common in areas where there are ________ trails or human tracks.
DeerEven-toed ungulateWild boarCattle

Question 5: Ixodes pacificus, the Western black-legged tick, lives in the western part of North America and is responsible for spreading Lyme disease and ________.
TularemiaHuman granulocytic anaplasmosisHuman monocytotropic ehrlichiosisRocky Mountain spotted fever

Question 6: Encounters with these parasites are relatively common as this is where much of the human population resides in ________ and South-East Queensland.
TasmaniaNew South WalesAustraliaVictoria (Australia)

Question 7: Although most cases of tick bite are uneventful, some can result in life threatening illnesses including paralysis, tick typhus, and severe allergic reactions both in humans and ________.

Question 8: Ticks are blood-feeding parasites that are often found in tall ________ and shrubs where they will wait to attach to a passing host.

Question 9: Seed ticks also attack horses, cattle, moose, lions and other mammals, causing ________, various diseases, paralysis and even death.
Iron deficiency anemiaAplastic anemiaAnemiaPernicious anemia

Question 10: Ticks are ectoparasites (external parasites), living by hematophagy on the blood of mammals, birds, and occasionally reptiles and ________.

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