Obligatory Quiz

This quiz is designed to test your learning. The pass mark is 80% and you have unlimited attempts.

MCQ's

Which of the following is the MOST COMMON way for pets to pick up fleas?

  • a. Fleas jumping from one pet to another
  • b. From contaminated environments
  • c. By going swimming

How often should dogs and cats be treated with FRONTLINE® Plus for flea and tick protection?

  • a. Every 8 weeks
  • b. Every 6 weeks
  • c. Every 4 weeks

It can take 3 months or more to get rid of a flea infestation. Which of the following statements offers good advice to help consumers resolve the issue?

  • a. Treat all cats and dogs in the household with FRONTLINE® Plus every four weeks for a minimum of 3 consecutive months, then continue to treat regularly throughout the year. Allow them access to all areas.
  • b. Wash your pets’ bedding at 60°C, regularly vacuum carpets, flooring and soft furnishings and spray all areas your pets go with a household flea spray, such as FRONTLINE® HomeGard, which contains an IGR.
  • c. Both of the above

FRONTLINE® Plus contains fipronil, an adulticide. How does it work against fleas on the pet?

  • a. Fipronil is distributed with the pet’s natural oils from the sebaceous glands so fleas are killed on contact and die by hyper-excitation.
  • b. It repels fleas
  • c. It kills fleas by paralysis

How long does it take for FRONTLINE® Plus to kill fleas once they have jumped onto a treated pet?

  • a. 24 hours
  • b. 72 hours
  • c. 96 hours

FRONTLINE® Plus doesn’t stop ticks attaching but kills them, helping to minimise the risk of transmission of tick-borne disease. Within how many hours of contact does it kill them?

  • a. 96 hours
  • b. 48 hours
  • c. 24 hours

FRONTLINE® Plus contains (S)-methoprene, an active IGR. How does it work to help protect the home environment?

  • a. It kills adult fleas
  • b. It prevents flea eggs hatching and larvae developing, therefore breaking the flea life cycle
  • c. It kills ticks

Which of the following is offered as support by FRONTLINE®?

  • a. FREE treatment reminder service and interactive Problem Solver for customers hosted on uk.frontline.com
  • b. Technical telephone support line for retail specialists
  • c. Both of the above

What’s the MINIMUM AGE and WEIGHT for a dog or cat to be treated with FRONTLINE® Plus or FRONTLINE® Spot On?

  • a. FRONTLINE® Plus or Spot On may be used from 8 weeks of age on puppies that weigh at least 2kg and kittens that weigh at least 1kg
  • b. FRONTLINE® Plus or Spot On may be used from 10 weeks of age on puppies that weigh at least 2kg and kittens that weigh at least 1kg
  • c. FRONTLINE® Plus or Spot On may be used from 12 weeks of age on puppies that weigh at least 2kg and kittens that weigh at least 1kg

What part of the flea life cycle cannot be killed by any chemical product?

  • a. Egg
  • b. Larvae
  • c. Pupae (cocoon)

Which statement best describes Veloxa?

  • a. It can be given to lactating bitches
  • b. It can be used in dogs from 2.5kg
  • c. It comes as tasty, beef flavoured tablets
  • d. All of the above

Which of the following is true regarding FRONTLINE® Plus?

  • a. It kills fleas and ticks on contact
  • b. It contains an adulticide and an IGR for double action flea control
  • c. It helps to protect both pets and the home
  • d. All of the above

FRONTLINE® Plus kills fleas and ticks on the pet and prevents flea eggs hatching and larvae developing. True or false?

  • a. True
  • b. False

According to ESCCAP guidelines, how often is it recommended to treat dogs for intestinal worms?

  • a. At least every three months, depending on the dog’s age and lifestyle
  • b. Monthly for dogs living with children
  • c. For puppies: every 2 weeks until weaned then monthly until 6 months of age
  • d. All of the above

Ticks can transmit which of the following dangerous diseases:

  • a. Canine babesiosis
  • b. Lyme disease
  • c. Both of the above

What proportion of dogs in the UK have been found to carry ticks?

  • a. 15%
  • b. 18%
  • c. 20%

How many eggs can a female flea lay in one day?

  • a. 30
  • b. 40
  • c. 50

Fleas and ticks don’t need to bite to be killed by FRONTLINE® Plus or FRONTLINE® Spot On. True or false?

  • a. True
  • b. False

Fleas can transmit:

  • a. Roundworms
  • b. Tapeworms
  • c. Heartworms

What proportion of a flea problem is found on the pet, compared to the environment?

  • a. 5%
  • b. 50%
  • c. 95%

Where can ticks be found?

  • a. In wooded areas
  • b. In urban parks
  • c. In gardens
  • d. All of the above

Healthy dogs and cats often show obvious signs of worms. True or false?

  • a. True
  • b. False

Which of the following can be signs of a worm infestation in dogs?

  • a. Dragging bottom along the floor
  • b. Bloated tummy
  • c. Nibbling or licking anal area
  • d. All of the above

What number of common tick species found in Europe are FRONTLINE® Plus and FRONTLINE® Spot On licensed to kill?

  • a. 1
  • b. 2
  • c. 3

Ticks are the number one vector of infectious diseases to humans & animal. True or false?

  • a. True
  • b. False

The most common flea found on both cats and dogs is the:

  • a. Dog flea
  • b. Cat flea
  • c. Rodent flea

How long can adult fleas survive without a blood meal?

  • a. 24 hours
  • b. A few days
  • c. One to three weeks

How do ticks attach themselves to the host’s skin?

  • a. By their forelegs
  • b. By barbs on their feet
  • c. By their mouthparts

Where should FRONTLINE® Plus be applied:

  • a. On the hair between the shoulder blades
  • b. On the skin at the base of the neck in front of the shoulder blades
  • c. At two spots at the base of the tail

What is the maximum weight for cats to be treated with Frontline® Plus?

  • a. 4 kg
  • b. 6.6 kg
  • c. 10 kg