Bacterial Biology Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the end goal of both aerobic and anaerobic respiration?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements about fermentation is TRUE?

Question 3 3. If it were not for transduction and other methods of creating genetic diversity, all bacteria would be _____.

Question 4 4. Under a microscope, which organism would appear as a grape-like cluster of round cells?

Question 5 5. Why is Clostridium difficile infection so dangerous?

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Question 6 6. Bacteria like E.coli that can survive with or without oxygen are called:

Question 7 7. Which statement is TRUE of Gram-positive bacteria?

Question 8 8. A proton motive force is

Question 9 9. Which two natural processes do scientists exploit to genetically manipulate E. coli?

Question 10 10. Bacillus is a genus of bacteria that also refers to what cell shape?

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

Question 12 12. All of the following are TRUE of anaerobic respiration, EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. In oxidative phosphorylation:

Question 14 14. What would happen to a bacteria if its plasmid was removed?

Question 15 15. Which statement about transformation is TRUE?

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Question 16 16. Which structure's role is to prevent white blood cells engulfing the bacteria?

Question 17 17. What would happen to a bacteria with no plasmids that was put into a low-stress environment, and why?

Question 18 18. All of the following statements are true regarding lambda phage, EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT found in the cytoplasm of a bacterium?

Question 20 20. In oxidation-reduction reactions:

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Question 21 21. During respiration which of the following best describes what happens to the protons?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT an example of horizontal gene transfer?

Question 23 23. Which of the following best describes the optimal growth conditions of E. coli?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT a reason E. coli is a good model organism?

Question 25 25. Biotech companies have exploited transformation in order to _____.

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Question 26 26. Which statement is TRUE about transduction?

Question 27 27. _____ is an experimental mutant or an offspring that has developed, or been engineered with, a nutritional requirement through mutation.

Question 28 28. In what order do bacteria endospores return to active growth?

Question 29 29. Which statement BEST describes the bacterial cell membrane?

Question 30 30. Which statement most accurately describes the differences between respiration and fermentation?

Bacterial Biology Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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