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Bacterial Biology: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What role do adhesins play in disease?

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Question 2 2. Which part of the lac operon codes for the lactose digesting enzymes?

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Question 3 3. What is the event called when bacteria senses a poisonous compound and swims away from it?

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Question 4 4. Why is Clostridium difficile infection so dangerous?

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Question 5 5. The three forms of spiral bacteria are _____.

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Question 6 6. Operons are most commonly found in what kind of cell?

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Question 7 7. Which statement BEST describes the bacterial cell membrane?

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Question 8 8. Which of the following would NOT be likely to yield the formation of endospores?

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Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT a segment of DNA?

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Question 10 10. All of the following statements are true regarding lambda phage, EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. What is the end goal of both aerobic and anaerobic respiration?

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Question 12 12. Which chemical is effective at killing endospores?

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Question 13 13. A plasmid is:

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Question 14 14. Which of the following best defines and gives examples of growth factors?

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Question 15 15. Which statement is TRUE regarding conjugation?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following best describes the process of glycolysis?

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Question 17 17. Escherichia coli is _____.

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Question 18 18. What would happen to a bacteria if its plasmid was removed?

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Question 19 19. Which statement about the cell wall is FALSE?

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Question 20 20. Why is using bacteria (and the process of transformation) to make human proteins an advantage?

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Question 21 21. Under a microscope, which organism would appear as a chain of rod-shaped cells?

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Question 22 22. The natural host of E. coli is:

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Question 23 23. What is a nucleoid?

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Question 24 24. Which statement about transformation is TRUE?

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Question 25 25. Conjugation has been linked to:

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Question 26 26. What makes the lac repressor fall off the lac operator?

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Question 27 27. What is cytosol?

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Question 28 28. In oxidative phosphorylation:

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Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT found in the cytoplasm of a bacterium?

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Question 30 30. Which of the following describes a group of related genes in a prokaryote's DNA?

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Bacterial Biology: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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