Microbiology Exam Prep V1

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Microbiology ese prep

  
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1.  All of the following statements about fungi are true except
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2.  Yeast infections are caused by
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3.  Fungi, more often than bacteria, are responsible for decomposition of plant material because
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4.  Which spore is in a sac and results from the fusion of two nuclei from different strains of the same fungi? 1-Arthrospore 2-Ascospore 3-Basidiospore 4-Blastospore 5-Chlamydospore 6-Conidiospore 7-Sporangiospore 8-Zygospore
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5.  Which is a thick-walled spore formed as a segment within a hypha? 1-Arthrospore 2-Ascospore 3-Basidiospore 4-Blastospore 5-Chlamydospore 6-Conidiospore 7-Sporangiospore 8-Zygospore
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6.  Which of these spores are asexual spores? 1-Arthrospore 2-Ascospore 3-Basidiospore 4-Blastospore 5-Chlamydospore 6-Conidiospore 7-Sporangiospore 8-Zygospore
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7.  Which of the following statements is false?
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8.  Which of the following pairs are mismatched? 1.Arthrospore--formed by fragmentation 2.Sporangiospore--formed within hyphae 3.Conidiospore--formed in a chain 4.Blastospore--formed from a bud 5.Chlamydospore--formed in a sac
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9.  All of the following are true about protozoa except
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10.  Transmission of helminthic diseases to humans is usually by
11.  If a larva of Echinococcus ganulosus is found in humans, humans are the
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12.  Ringworm is caused by a(n)
13.  Which of the following is not associated with foodborne illness?
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14.  In a healthy human, resident microorganisms would be found in all of the following areas except:
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15.  Which of the following molecules or structures is not associated with innate immunity?
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16.  Both staphylococci and streptococci:
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17.  Which would be the most unlikely location to find adhesin molecules on a newly discovered bacterium?
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18.  Viruses that infect bacteria are called:
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19.  Cell-mediated immunity in part protects against:
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20.  Hyphae that lack cross-walls, and thus are long tubes with many nuclei, are called:
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21.  In the human intestinal tract, E.coli produces vitamins beneficial to the host and can inhibit pathogen growth. In turn, the bacterium is supplied with nutrients and an environment for growth. This relationship between E.coli and its host is an example of:
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22.  The respiratory system is protected against harmful microbes by all of the following except:
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23.  Subunit vaccines tend to be safer than whole cell vaccines because:
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24.  Which of the following is not an A-B exotoxin?
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25.  Borrelia, the causative agent of Lyme disease, is a spirochete similar to the causative agent of syphilis, Treponema. Both bacteria:
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26.  Which is not a cell type involved in cell-mediated immunity?
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27.  All of the following are true of the fungi except:
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28.  The stage of phagocytosis in which the phagocyte's plasma membrane attaches to the surface of the microbe is called:
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29.  Infectious diseases which are easily passed from host to host within a population are best described as:
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30.  Which of the following is true about conjugated vaccines:
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31.  All of the following are true of inflammation except:
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32.  For IgG, the antigen binding site is found on the
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33.  Which is true of endotoxins?
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34.  Members of the adenoviridae cause:
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35.  Both agglutination and precipitation tests:
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36.  Which of the following has a J chain as part of its structure?
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37.  Complement can be activated by all of the following except:
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38.  An example of an asexual fungal spore is a/an:
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39.  Enterics are:
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40.  Which of the following diseases does not have a human reservoir?
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41.  For both the direct and the indirect ELISA:
42.  Which is in the correct order of differentiation?
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43.  Which of the following is not a cytopathic effect of viruses?
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44.  Interferons:
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45.  Cell lines that are derived from transformed (cancerous) cells are called:
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