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1. Causative agent for 'ringworm' is
a. Epidermatophyton
b. Tinea nigra
c. Mycetoma
d. Histoplasma
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Answer: (a).Epidermatophyton

2. 'Cryptococcal meningitis' is caused by
a. Cryptococcus
b. Cryptococcus neoformans
c. Diplococcus
d. Dimorphs
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Answer: (b).Cryptococcus neoformans

3. C. immitis is a dimorphic 'fungus' i.e. it can exist as molds in soil and spherule in tissues, hence termed as
a. Diploid
b. Diplococcus
c. Dimorphic
d. Polymorphic
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Answer: (c).Dimorphic

4. A genus, named as coccidioides immitis, responsible in causing a disease, called
a. Coccidioidomycosis
b. Histoplasmosis
c. Candidiasis
d. Aspergillosis
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Answer: (a).Coccidioidomycosis

5. Caspofungin is a drug that inhibits synthesis of
a. DNA
b. D-Glucan
c. Ergosterol
d. Mitotic spindle
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Answer: (b).D-Glucan

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