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Microbiology & Types of Microbes Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Algal blooms are dangerous to humans because _____.

Question 2 2. Yeasts are which of the following?

Question 3 3. Most algae is best described as:

Question 4 4. When evaluating both algae and plants, which characteristics are distinguishable between the two?

Question 5 5. The cell walls of diatoms are composed of what unique, decay-resistant compound?

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Question 6 6. What is the Germ Theory of Disease?

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

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. Cyanobacteria are responsible for

Question 10 10. The purpose of _____ is to provide separation and compartmentalization of processes in eukaryotes.

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Question 11 11. Which is a membrane-bound organelle?

Question 12 12. Which of the following describes fungi?

Question 13 13. Identify which of the following statements is FALSE.

Question 14 14. Why are antifungal drugs more likely to cause side effects in humans?

Question 15 15. Which of the following historical events occurred before the others?

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Question 16 16.

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 17 17. How do many Archaea obtain carbon?

Question 18 18. Which of the following describes prokaryotic DNA?

Question 19 19. Why was the disproof of spontaneous generation and the development of germ theory of disease so important?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a reason why booster shots are given?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is not a type of commercially available vaccine?

Question 22 22. Why did Pasteur use a swan-necked flask when he was trying to disprove spontaneous generation?

Question 23 23. How are cyanobacteria classified?

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

Question 25 25. Why are there so many different kinds of antibiotics?

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Question 26 26. All of the following are attributes of protozoa EXCEPT:

Question 27 27. Identify the statement that describes hyperthermophile.

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

Question 29 29. An Archaea living in a hydrothermal vent at the bottom of the ocean is most likely to have a metabolism based on _____.

Question 30 30. What do both prokaryotes and eukaryotes have that is involved in translation?

Microbiology & Types of Microbes Chapter Exam Instructions

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