Prevention and control of livestock parasites - SS3 Agriculture Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is the primary purpose of isolation in parasite control?

A

To provide social interaction

B

To prevent the spread of parasites

C

To increase transmission

D

To save resources

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

Which of the following practices is essential for personal hygiene in preventing parasite infections?

A

Avoiding vaccinations

B

Regular handwashing

C

Sharing utensils

D

Avoiding sunlight

CORRECT OPTION: b
3

In parasite control, what does the term "quarantine" refer to?

A

A type of parasite

B

Isolating infected individuals

C

Cleaning a contaminated area

D

Promoting social gatherings

CORRECT OPTION: b
4

What is a common method of vector control to prevent parasite transmission?

A

Planting more trees

B

Using insect repellents

C

Encouraging mosquito breeding

D

Feeding stray animals

CORRECT OPTION: b
5

How does sanitation contribute to parasite control?

A

It promotes the spread of parasites

B

It reduces the risk of parasite transmission

C

It helps parasites thrive

D

It has no effect on parasite control

CORRECT OPTION: b
6

Which of the following is NOT a form of personal hygiene that helps prevent parasites?

A

Washing hands with soap

B

Drinking untreated water

C

Keeping nails clean

D

Bathing regularly

CORRECT OPTION: b
7

What kind of parasites can be controlled through animal hygiene practices?

A

Computer viruses

B

Insects

C

Internal parasites like worms

D

Airborne pathogens

CORRECT OPTION: c
8

Why is proper disposal of waste important in parasite control?

A

It helps parasites reproduce

B

It reduces contamination of the environment

C

It increases the risk of infection

D

It has no impact on parasite control

CORRECT OPTION: b
9

Which of the following is a common disease transmitted by mosquitoes that can be prevented through vector control?

A

Common cold

B

Malaria

C

Broken bones

D

 Diabetes

CORRECT OPTION: b
10

What role do bed nets play in parasite control?

A

Providing comfortable sleep

B

Reducing the need for vaccinations

C

Protecting against insect-borne parasites

D

Preventing foodborne illnesses

CORRECT OPTION: c
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