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Microbiology Basics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is true about Phycocyanin?

Question 2 2. An Archaea living in a hydrothermal vent at the bottom of the ocean is most likely to have a metabolism based on _____.

Question 3 3. Why was the disproof of spontaneous generation and the development of germ theory of disease so important?

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 a reason why booster shots are given?

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Question 6 6. Select the environment in which Halophiles live in.

Question 7 7. What do both prokaryotes and eukaryotes have that is involved in translation?

Question 8 8. Yeasts are which of the following?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements about algae is TRUE?

Question 10 10. Most algae is best described as:

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Question 11 11. The purpose of _____ is to provide separation and compartmentalization of processes in eukaryotes.

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. The average length of a bacterial cell is _____.

Question 14 14. Identify which of the following statements is FALSE.

Question 15 15. How are cyanobacteria classified?

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Question 16 16. Identify the statement that describes hyperthermophile.

Question 17 17. How do many Archaea obtain carbon?

Question 18 18. Which is a membrane-bound organelle?

Question 19 19. The cell walls of diatoms are composed of what unique, decay-resistant compound?

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

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an attribute of the ciliates?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements about mycosis is TRUE?

Question 24 24. What do all eukaryotes have that prokaryotes do not?

Question 25 25. Which of the following describes fungi?

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Question 26 26. Cyanobacteria are responsible for

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. All of the following statements are true about Archaea EXCEPT _____.

Question 29 29. All of the following are attributes of protozoa EXCEPT:

Question 30 30. Which of the following is not a type of commercially available vaccine?

Microbiology Basics Chapter Exam Instructions

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