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Introduction to Viral & Bacterial Infections Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How do bacteria evolve antibiotic resistance?

Question 2 2. The average length of a bacterial cell is _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements about bacterial growth is FALSE?

Question 4 4. A viral capsid is composed of subunits called:

Question 5 5. How can you explain that an adult who had chicken pox, is now at risk of the shingles infection if you know that both diseases are caused by the same virus?

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Question 6 6. Why are scientists debating if viruses are living organisms?

Question 7 7. Which of the following refers to the process by which viruses are expelled out of their host cell?

Question 8 8. How do the metabolic abilities of microbes promote its growth?

Question 9 9. What does the XDR stand for in XDR tuberculosis?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is the best definition of a virion?

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Question 11 11. Viral nucleic acids that comprise a viral genome can be:

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements is TRUE about bacteria in the human body?

Question 13 13. A virus that infects a bacteria is known as a(n):

Question 14 14. What is the function of a viral envelope?

Question 15 15. What is a virus?

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Question 16 16. A common debate in biology centers on whether or not viruses are living things. What is a plausible reason that they could be considered living?

Question 17 17. What are bacteria?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a method of viral release?

Question 19 19. A temperate virus is one that will first _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements about the tree of life and the domain Bacteria is TRUE?

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Question 21 21. How do bacteria cause illness?

Question 22 22. What are antibiotics?

Question 23 23. What is the difference between MRSA and VRSA?

Question 24 24. What is MRSA?

Question 25 25. Which of these statements is NOT true about drug-resistant tuberculosis?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following are present in ALL virions?

Question 27 27. What does MRSA stand for?

Introduction to Viral & Bacterial Infections Chapter Exam Instructions

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