Fungal Diseases – Old Year Questions

1. Which of the following is not a Zoonotic disease?

(a) Mucormycosis
(b) Rabies
(c) Plague
(d) SARS

[R.A.S./ R.T.S. (Pre) 2021]


2. Ergotism is due to consumption of :

(a) Contaminated grains
(b) Rotting vegetables
(c) Contaminated water
(d) Safe cooked food

[I.A.S. (Pre) 1998]


3. ‘Athlete’s Foot’ is a disease caused by :

(a) Bacteria
(b) Fungus
(c) Protozoan
(d) Nematode

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2001]


4. Which of the following statements are correct?
Select the correct answer from the codes given below?
1. Femur is the longest bone in the human body.
2. Cholera is a disease caused by bacteria.
3. Athlete’s foot is a disease caused by virus.

Code :
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 1 and 3
(c) 1 and 2
(d) 2 and 3

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2008]


5. Which disease is caused by the fungi?

(a) Polio
(b) Dermatitis
(c) Cholera
(d) None of the above

[Jharkhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2013]


6. Which one of the following diseases is caused by Fungi?

(a) Allergy
(b) Colour blindness
(c) AIDS
(d) Baldness

[U.P. P.C.S. (Mains) 2016]


7. Which of the following human organ is affected by the consumption of aflatoxin food adulterant ?

(a) Heart
(b) Lungs
(c) Kidney
(d) Liver

[48th to 52nd B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2008]