Viruses in Eukaryotes – Section 1

6. Which family has received the most interest in their development as a biological control agent against insects?

A. Reoviridae
B. Baculoviridae
C. Iridoviridae
D. Poxviridae

Correct Answer: B. Baculoviridae

7. In cancer, the reversion of cells to a more primitive or less differentiated state is called

A. neoplasia
B. anaplasia
C. metastasis
D. oncogenic

Correct Answer: B. anaplasia

8. Which of the following has been linked to Kaposi’s sarcoma?

A. Epstein-Barr virus
B. Human T-cell lymphotropic virus
C. Human papillomavirus
D. Human herpesvirus 8

Correct Answer: D. Human herpesvirus 8

9. Virulent and nonvirulent viruses may not

A. inhibit host cell DNA synthesis
B. inhibit host cell RNA synthesis
C. stimulate host cell macromolecule synthesis
D. degrade host cell DNA

Correct Answer: D. degrade host cell DNA

10. The hepadnaviruses such as the hepatitis B virus are quite different from other DNA viruses with respect to genome replication. These replicate their DNA using

A. NA-dependent DNA polymerase
B. verse transcriptase
C. nase H
D. NA ligase

Correct Answer: B. verse transcriptase

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