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Fundamentals of Microbiology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following types of microorganisms can grow in the absence of oxygen?

Question 2 2. Which of the following do autotrophs need in a growth medium to make their own food?

Question 3 3. The average length of a bacterial cell is _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements is TRUE about bacteria in the human body?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT one of the Kingdoms of Life?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following organisms carries out photosynthesis?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements about mycosis is TRUE?

Question 8 8. Which of the following describes fungi?

Question 9 9. Identify the statement that describes hyperthermophile.

Question 10 10. How do many Archaea obtain carbon?

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Question 11 11. What do both prokaryotes and eukaryotes have that is involved in translation?

Question 12 12. The purpose of _____ is to provide separation and compartmentalization of processes in eukaryotes.

Question 13 13. Algal blooms are dangerous to humans because _____.

Question 14 14. The cell walls of diatoms are composed of what unique, decay-resistant compound?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is an attribute of the ciliates?

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Question 16 16. All of the following are attributes of protozoa EXCEPT:

Question 17 17. Which of the following is true about Phycocyanin?

Question 18 18. Identify which of the following statements is FALSE.

Question 19 19. Which of the following elements is NOT found in proteins?

Question 20 20. The iron in this image would mostly likely come from _____.

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Question 21 21. Contractile vacuoles work to pump what out of cells?

Question 22 22. Which is an example of a cell with a contractile vacuole?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a chemical growth requirement for microorganisms?

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements about the tree of life and the domain Bacteria is TRUE?

Question 25 25. Which of the following organisms is multicellular?

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Question 26 26. Why is the cell wall of a fungus noteworthy?

Question 27 27. Select the environment in which Halophiles live in.

Question 28 28. Which is a membrane-bound organelle?

Question 29 29. When evaluating both algae and plants, which characteristics are distinguishable between the two?

Question 30 30. 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?

Fundamentals of Microbiology Chapter Exam Instructions

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