NBDE Part I – Microbiology – Viruses – Multiple Choice Question Papers

NBDE Part I – Microbiology – Viruses – Multiple Choice Question Papers

Microbiology is defined as the science of the study of micro-organism. Following Microbiology (Viruses) NBDE Part 1 Multiple choice questions with answer key.

Question 1: Which of the following as an example of Human RNA Virus?

A. Hepatitis B virus

B. Human papillomavirus

C. Hepatitis C virus

D. Adenovirus

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [C]


Question 2: Which of the following statement is CORRECT regarding the structure of the virus?

Nucleocapsid is formed of capsid and nucleic acids

An envelope of a virus is composed of a bilayer of lipid carrying viral glycoproteins.


A. Both statements are CORRECT

B. Both statements are INCORRECT

C. The first statement is CORRECT while the second Statement is INCORRECT

D. The first statement is INCORRECT while the second statement is CORRECT

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [A]


Question 3: Which of the following are clinical symptoms of Smallpox infection?

A. High fever

B. Prostration

C. Vesicular, pustular lesions

D. All of the above

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [D]


Question 4: Which of the following DNA virus replicate in the cytoplasm of the host instead of the nucleus?

A. Poxvirus

B. Adenovirus

C. Hepatitis B virus

D. Human papillomavirus

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [A]


Question 5: Which of the following type of virus is incapable of causing cell transformation?

A. Hepadnavirus

B. Enterovirus

C. Adenovirus

D. Human papillomavirus

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [B]

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