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Bacterial Biology: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following constituents of the cell membrane are strictly hydrophilic in nature?

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Question 2 2. The word entomopathogenic literally means what?

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Question 3 3. What is meant by prokaryotic?

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

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Question 5 5. What type of bacteria can form a new colony using conidiospores on the tip of their filaments?

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Question 6 6. _____ is an experimental mutant or an offspring that has developed, or been engineered with, a nutritional requirement through mutation.

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Question 7 7. Bacterial cell walls are unique because they contain _____, which is a woven structure of sugars and proteins.

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Question 8 8. Spirochetes are _____ shaped bacteria.

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Question 9 9. During what step of the nitrogen cycle is nitrogen gas (N2) turned into ammonium?

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Question 10 10. What is the intermediate stage in Acetobacter's production of acetic acid from ethanol?

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Question 11 11. Normal bacterial cell division (binary fission) is an example of _____.

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Question 12 12. If it were not for transduction and other methods of creating genetic diversity, all bacteria would be _____.

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Question 13 13. Which statement is TRUE regarding conjugation?

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Question 14 14. What are bacteria?

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Question 15 15. Which best defines the term heterotrophic?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following describes a group of related genes in a prokaryote's DNA?

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Question 17 17. Why is Clostridium difficile infection so dangerous?

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Question 18 18. Which of the following would you NOT expect to see on a plasmid?

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Question 19 19. What are flagella?

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Question 20 20. Anaerobic bacteria _____.

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Question 21 21. Red blood cells are also known as _____.

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Question 22 22. Which of the following statements about anaerobic respiration is TRUE?

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Question 23 23. What is cytosol?

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Question 24 24. Which of the following is a liquid that fills the inside of the cell?

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Question 25 25. The correct order of metabolic processes during aerobic respiration using glucose as an energy source is:

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Question 26 26. How many colonies should be on a plate to get an accurate CFU estimate?

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Question 27 27. Proteobacteria are categorically gram ______ bacteria.

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Question 28 28. What is a foreign substance that activates the immune system?

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Question 29 29. Which of the following statements about glycolysis is FALSE?

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Question 30 30. Which statement is TRUE of Gram-positive bacteria?

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