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Question 11.Which of the following statements about antibiotic resistance is TRUE?
Question 22.Diffusion of small, non-polar molecules across the cell membrane along a concentration gradient is...
Question 33.Saccharomyces cerevisiae is
Question 44.What is a bacterial colony?
Question 55.Which of the following is NOT a reason E. coli is used as a host organism in microbial factories?
Question 66.Not washing your hands while in a hospital would most likely _____.
Question 77.While studying for an upcoming test, your friend Jane tells you that prokaryotic cells process their RNA in the nucleus. Is this a correct statement? Why or why not?
Question 88.What are Measles caused by?
Question 99.The antifungal drug flucytosine inhibits DNA and RNA synthesis in fungi but doesn't affect animal cells. How does this selective toxicity work?
Question 1010.Which of the following statements is true?
Question 1111.Which of the following scientists are credited with discovering the structure of DNA?
Question 1212._____ are NOT generally at risk for developing Pneumocystis pneumonia.
Question 1313.Which statement about the Gram stain is TRUE?
Question 1414.Deep water vent bacteria:
Question 1515.Which of the following statements is not a use for radioactive isotopes according to the lesson?
Question 1616.Why is it important to treat HIV with combinations of drugs?
Question 1717.A woman taking antibiotics develops vulvovaginitis caused by Candida. How is Candida able to cause infection?
Question 1818.How do HIV and Influenza viruses differ?
Question 1919.Which of the following is NOT a segment of DNA?
Question 2020.All of the following are TRUE of anaerobic respiration, EXCEPT:
Question 2121.All of the following are symptoms of Brucellosis EXCEPT
Question 2222.What did Paul Ehrlich mean by a magic bullet?
Question 2323.Most cases of Lyme disease require
Question 2424.Bacteria like E.coli that can survive with or without oxygen are called:
Question 2525.Once B cells leave the bone marrow they are:
Question 2626.The treatment of choice for cholera in a child is
Question 2727.Which of the following is the most common route of exposure to T. gondii?
Question 2828.A carbohydrate isolated from marine algae and used as a thickener in culture media is
Question 2929.A ground glass appearance to the liver hepatocytes is associated with the:
Question 3030.Why is the Lassa virus dangerous?
Question 3131.Once in the intestine, E. coli O157:H7
Question 3232.Pneumocystis jiroveci was originally incorrectly classified as a(n) _____.
Question 3333.A relationship between different species of organisms where one organism benefits while the other isn't harmed nor helped is referred to as _____.
Question 3434.Which statement is TRUE about transduction?
Question 3535.In addition to antibiotics, what else is given to someone to treat bacterial meningitis?
Question 3636.What is a nucleoside analog?
Question 3737.Which of the following statements regarding prevention of malaria is TRUE?
Question 3838.Which type of bacteria are often used for the Ames test?
Question 3939.The treatment of choice for cholera in an adult is
Question 4040.Which of the following is NOT a part of the innate immune system?
Question 4141.Cryptococcus is a _____.
Question 4242.How is Pneumocystis most commonly diagnosed?
Question 4343.A disease that affects the body as a whole is known as a(n):
Question 4444.What foods should be avoided in patients considered high-risk for Listeriosis?
Question 4545.Why was the disproof of spontaneous generation and the development of germ theory of disease so important?
Question 4646.An ion is:
Question 4747.The Hepatitis B Virus:
Question 4848.After milk is heated during the process of pasteurization, it must then be:
Question 4949.The term that defines how long it would take to kill 90% of microorganisms in some kind of sample at a very specific temperature is known as (the):
Question 5050.Why do the vast majority of deaths from cholera occur?
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