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

Question 3 3. What is one of the chief functions of membrane-bound proteins?

Question 4 4. Describing fermentation as an anaerobic process means that _____

Question 5 5. The correct order of metabolic processes during aerobic respiration using glucose as an energy source is:

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Question 6 6. Which of the following best describes the optimal growth conditions of E. coli?

Question 7 7. What would happen to a bacteria if its plasmid was removed?

Question 8 8. During infection, the immune response is likely to have what impact on bacterial cell competence?

Question 9 9. What would happen to a bacteria with no plasmids that was put into a low-stress environment, and why?

Question 10 10. The repressor blocks RNA polymerase from binding to the promoter, making _____ impossible.

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Question 11 11. All of the following statements are true regarding lambda phage, EXCEPT:

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

Question 13 13. In which situation would the bacillus bacterium likely NOT form an endospore?

Question 14 14. Which of the following only occurs during specialized transduction and not during generalized transduction?

Question 15 15. Conjugation has been linked to:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following describes an increase in gene expression?

Question 17 17. What are the two major functions of the peptidoglycan structural layer?

Question 18 18. Which structure's role is to prevent white blood cells engulfing the bacteria?

Question 19 19. Which of the following BEST describes the bacteria in this image?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT found in the cytoplasm of a bacterium?

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Question 21 21. During fermentation, ATP is generated by _____.

Question 22 22. In oxidation-reduction reactions:

Question 23 23. _____ is an experimental mutant or an offspring that has developed, or been engineered with, a nutritional requirement through mutation.

Question 24 24. Bacteria can fit its DNA into its cell by:

Question 25 25. Normal bacterial cell division (binary fission) is an example of _____.

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Question 26 26. Where in the cell are plasmids usually located?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT a segment of DNA?

Question 28 28. Which two natural processes do scientists exploit to genetically manipulate E. coli?

Question 29 29. What is the end goal of both aerobic and anaerobic respiration?

Question 30 30. Which of the following would NOT be likely to yield the formation of endospores?

Bacterial Biology Chapter Exam Instructions

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