Bacterial Chromosome: Definition & Structure - Quiz & Worksheet


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1. How many chromosomes do bacteria normally have?

2. What is different between human and bacterial chromosomes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will evaluate your understanding of circular bacterial chromosomes. You will be tested on the number of chromosomes most bacteria have and the differences between human and bacterial chromosomes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet set will assess you on:

  • Number of chromosomes in bacteria
  • Gene types on plasmids
  • Plasmid definition
  • Chromatin definition
  • Human chromosomes vs. bacterial chromosomes

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding circular bacterial chromosomes and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as plasmids and chromatin
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the gene types in plasmids

Additional Learning

To uncover even more material about chromosomes in bacteria, see the related lesson titled Bacterial Chromosome: Definition & Structure, which covers the following objectives:

  • Explore what DNA is and what it is composed of
  • Recall the number of chromosomes found in humans
  • Review where the chromosome is found
  • Identify the significance of DNA binding proteins
  • Know the different genetic material that is found in bacteria