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Microbiology Basics: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the Germ Theory of Disease?

Question 2 2. Which of the following describes fungi?

Question 3 3. Which of the following historical events occurred before the others?

Question 4 4. Why is the cell wall of a fungus noteworthy?

Question 5 5. Why are there so many different kinds of antibiotics?

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Question 6 6. Why are antifungal drugs more likely to cause side effects in humans?

Question 7 7. How are cyanobacteria classified?

Question 8 8. Why would being infected with a flagellate such as Trypanosoma brucei be problematic for a human being?

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. Yeasts are which of the following?

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements about bacterial growth is FALSE?

Question 13 13. All of the following statements are true about Archaea EXCEPT _____.

Question 14 14. Select the environment in which Halophiles live in.

Question 15 15. An Archaea living in a hydrothermal vent at the bottom of the ocean is most likely to have a metabolism based on _____.

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Question 16 16. Identify which of the following statements is FALSE.

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements about mycosis is TRUE?

Question 18 18. The cell walls of diatoms are composed of what unique, decay-resistant compound?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is TRUE about bacteria in the human body?

Question 20 20. How do the metabolic abilities of microbes promote its growth?

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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. Algal blooms are dangerous to humans because _____.

Question 23 23. The average length of a bacterial cell is _____.

Question 24 24. The purpose of _____ is to provide separation and compartmentalization of processes in eukaryotes.

Question 25 25. Why was the disproof of spontaneous generation and the development of germ theory of disease so important?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is not a type of commercially available vaccine?

Question 27 27. What do both prokaryotes and eukaryotes have that is involved in translation?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is true about Phycocyanin?

Question 29 29. How do many Archaea obtain carbon?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a reason why booster shots are given?

Microbiology Basics: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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