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Microorganisms & Human Health Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The three major shapes of spiral bacteria are _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements about the tree of life and the domain Bacteria is TRUE?

Question 3 3. Which is a membrane-bound organelle?

Question 4 4. A virus that infects a bacteria is known as a(n):

Question 5 5. What do all eukaryotes have that prokaryotes do not?

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Question 6 6. Under a microscope, which organism would appear as a chain of rod-shaped cells?

Question 7 7. Candida is a form of yeast that exists naturally in a person's genitourinary and gastrointestinal tracts. Candida does not typically cause harm to the body, but instead lives in a peaceful co-existence with its host. This is an example of:

Question 8 8. Which major group of microbes has a member that lives in our intestines?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an attribute of the ciliates?

Question 10 10. A viral capsid is composed of subunits called:

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Question 11 11. The cell walls of diatoms are composed of what unique, decay-resistant compound?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is not a microbe?

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

Question 14 14. An example of a protozoan is:

Question 15 15. What is the function of a viral envelope?

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Question 16 16. What is the technique used by scientists to grow microbes?

Question 17 17. The microbe that makes bread rise belongs to which group?

Question 18 18. Why would being infected with a flagellate such as Trypanosoma brucei be problematic for a human being?

Question 19 19. Viral nucleic acids that comprise a viral genome can be:

Question 20 20. Microbes that reside within or on the body of a person, some of which are beneficial to survival, are called:

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Question 21 21. What process is used by microbes to help make foods like yogurt?

Question 22 22. Which of the following describes fungi?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements about bacterial growth is FALSE?

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements about algae is TRUE?

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements about mycosis is TRUE?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements is TRUE about bacteria in the human body?

Question 27 27. Microbes, such as fungi and bacteria, that take advantage of a host's weakened immune system are known as:

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. When evaluating both algae and plants, which characteristics are distinguishable between the two?

Question 30 30. Most algae is best described as:

Microorganisms & Human Health Chapter Exam Instructions

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