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Bacterial Biology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How are some bacteria able to move?

Question 2 2. Which of the following best describes the optimal growth conditions of E. coli?

Question 3 3. What would happen to a bacteria if its plasmid was removed?

Question 4 4. The repressor blocks RNA polymerase from binding to the promoter, making _____ impossible.

Question 5 5. Which of the following best describes vertical gene transfer?

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Question 6 6. What would happen to a bacteria with no plasmids that was put into a high stress environment, and why?

Question 7 7. Which of the following best describes the process of glycolysis?

Question 8 8. Operons are only found in what kind of cell?

Question 9 9. Which of the following BEST describes the bacteria in this image?

Question 10 10. In oxidative phosphorylation:

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Question 11 11. What is the relationship between osmosis and the bacterial cell wall?

Question 12 12. Which statement BEST describes the bacterial cell membrane?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a reason E. coli is a good model organism?

Question 14 14. Biotech companies have exploited transformation in order to _____.

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of most plasmids?

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Question 16 16. Escherichia coli is _____.

Question 17 17. Which statement is TRUE about transduction?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements about glycolysis is FALSE?

Question 19 19. Bacteria can fit its DNA into its cell by:

Question 20 20. The correct order of metabolic processes during aerobic respiration using glucose as an energy source is:

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Question 21 21. What is the end goal of both aerobic and anaerobic respiration?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT found in the cytoplasm of a bacterium?

Question 23 23. Which of the following describes an increase in gene expression?

Question 24 24. What is the transfer of bacterial DNA from one cell to another through a pilus called?

Question 25 25. What are the two major functions of the peptidoglycan structural layer?

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Question 26 26. During infection, the immune response is likely to have what impact on bacterial cell competence?

Question 27 27. What is a nucleoid?

Question 28 28. Assuming optimum growth conditions, what is the average doubling time of E. coli?

Question 29 29. In which situation would the bacillus bacterium likely NOT form an endospore?

Question 30 30. In oxidation-reduction reactions:

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