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Bugged By Animals Quiz

A look at a few diseases transmitted by animals and insects, but which causes which? (With picture clues) 10 Questions.

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Which disease, transmitted by a bite from the Culicoid midge causes fever, salivation and swelling of the face and tongue in sheep?

  • Redtongue
  • Bluetongue
  • Greentongue
  • Yellowtongue

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Which small bug can cause flu-like symptoms and meningitis in humans, and the signs of encephalitis, by its bite?

  • Mosquito
  • Flea
  • Sandfly
  • Tick

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Which bug transmits 'Leishmaniasis' causing fever, damage to the spleen and liver, and anaemia?

  • Sand Fly
  • Bed Bug
  • Mosquito
  • Flea

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Which of the following may be a source of 'Brucellosis', causing fever and malaise, possibly arthritis & spinal tenderness?

  • Lamb chops
  • Wheatflour
  • Dairy products
  • Pork sausages

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'Giardiasis' is a very debilitating illness of the digestive system causing sickness, indigestion, cramps etc, and is transmitted to humans by what?

  • Pigs
  • Sheep
  • Goats
  • Wildlife

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'Dengue Fever' is a disease causing fever then arthritis, and can be transmitted to humans by what?

  • Bird droppings
  • Mosquito bite
  • Fishtank water
  • Wasp sting

Question 7 Photo

Which creature transmits ‘The Black Death'?

  • Assassin bug
  • Rat
  • Flea
  • Hedgehog

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'Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease' (CJD), transmitted via beef, affects which part of the human body?

  • Brain
  • Lungs
  • Heart
  • Liver

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Which insect transmits 'African trypanosomiasis' (sleeping sickness)?

  • Bed Bug
  • Tsetse fly
  • Flea
  • Mosquito

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'Chagas' disease, giving mild symptoms, followed by chronic heart or brain inflammation, is caused by a bite from which insect?

  • Flea
  • Mosquito
  • Bed Bug
  • Assassin Bug