What Is Bacterial Growth & Generation Time? - Curves, Phases & Stages

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Which of the following refers to the time required for one cell to become two cells?

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1. The stage when no bacterial growth occurs is called the:

2. The stage characterized by a gradual decrease in cell populations is called the:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of how bacteria grows and the phases of growth bacteria goes through. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include calculating the generation time of bacteria and a stage that results in a gradual decrease of cell populations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the various characteristics of bacteria growth, including:

  • Amount of time that is required for 1 cell to become 2 cells
  • Calculating population with generation times
  • Stage that results in no bacterial growth
  • Bacteria growth stage that results in cells decreasing in population

Skills Practiced

The following quiz and worksheet will allow you to test out the following proficiencies:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related bacteria growth lesson
  • Problem solving- use acquired knowledge to solve bacteria growth practice problems
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the amount of time it takes for 1 cell to become 2 cells

Additional Learning

To learn more about how bacteria grows, review the corresponding lesson called What Is Bacterial Growth & Generation Time? - Curves, Phases & Stages. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify how bacteria grows
  • Recall the conditions that must be favorable for bacterial growth to occur
  • Review the four stages of bacterial growth
  • Understand how to calculate populations of bacterial growth with generation times
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