Basics of Microbiology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an attribute of the ciliates?

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

Question 3 3. What is the Germ Theory of Disease?

Question 4 4. Select the environment in which Halophiles live in.

Question 5 5. Which of the following describes prokaryotic DNA?

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Question 6 6. The protozoa can have very diverse lifecycles with multiple morphological stages, depending on species. What stage of the life cycle is the active, reproductive, and feeding stage?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements is TRUE about bacteria in the human body?

Question 8 8. The average length of a bacterial cell is _____.

Question 9 9. How was the theory of spontaneous generation used to explain why food that was left out would eventually be covered in microbes, maggots, flies, and rodents?

Question 10 10. What do all eukaryotes have that prokaryotes do not?

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Question 11 11. Identify the statement that describes hyperthermophile.

Question 12 12. How do many Archaea obtain carbon?

Question 13 13. Why is the cell wall of a fungus noteworthy?

Question 14 14. An Archaea living in a hydrothermal vent at the bottom of the ocean is most likely to have a metabolism based on _____.

Question 15 15. What was the significance of Pasteur's study of sour wine to the eventual disproof of spontaneous generation?

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Question 16 16. Why did Pasteur use a swan-necked flask when he was trying to disprove spontaneous generation?

Question 17 17. How do the metabolic abilities of microbes promote its growth?

Question 18 18. When evaluating both algae and plants, which characteristics are distinguishable between the two?

Question 19 19. Which of the following describes fungi?

Question 20 20. Why are antifungal drugs more likely to cause side effects in humans?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements about the tree of life and the domain Bacteria is TRUE?

Question 22 22. Identify which of the following statements is FALSE.

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements about bacterial growth is FALSE?

Question 24 24. How are cyanobacteria classified?

Question 25 25. Yeasts are which of the following?

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Question 26 26.

X is a common genera of cyanobacteria. X is filamentous and it contains heterocysts.

Some species of X produce very potent neurotoxins.

Identify X.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is true about Phycocyanin?

Question 28 28. All of the following statements are true about Archaea EXCEPT _____.

Question 29 29. Algal blooms are dangerous to humans because _____.

Question 30 30. The purpose of _____ is to provide separation and compartmentalization of processes in eukaryotes.

Basics of Microbiology Chapter Exam Instructions

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