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Bacteria Quiz

17 Questions
Bacteria Quiz

This quiz will test your knowledge of Bacteria strucutre and function.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Bacillus, Spirilia, Canadiaus

    • B. 

      Bacillus, Spirilia, Conpus

    • C. 

      Bacillus, Spirilia, Coccus

    • D. 

      Bacillus, Quadrain, Coccus

    • E. 

      Bacillus, Quadrain, Conus

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Rod shapped and clustered

    • B. 

      Rod shapped and in chains

    • C. 

      Sphere shapped and clustered

    • D. 

      Sphere shapped and in chains

    • E. 

      Spiral shapped and clustered

  • 3. 
    Gram Positive bacteria will stain:
    • A. 

      Amber

    • B. 

      Brown

    • C. 

      Pink

    • D. 

      Purple

    • E. 

      Teal

  • 4. 
    This form of bacterial reprodcution produces genetic clones of the original bacteria cell
    • A. 

      Conjugation

    • B. 

      Endospore production

    • C. 

      Binary fission

    • D. 

      Binary fusion

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
  • 6. 
    When you collected bacteria from around the school, their main source of food was:
    • A. 

      Particles in the air contained within the petri dish

    • B. 

      Other microbes that were brought into the dish with the bacteria sample

    • C. 

      Organic material that followed them from where they were collected

    • D. 

      The agar in the petri dish

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Bacteria can be found:
    • A. 

      In yogurt, vitamins, and cheese

    • B. 

      In the intestines of animals to help them digest food

    • C. 

      On plant roots to help them turn nitrogen gas to usable nitrogen

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    What is the main purpose of a flagella on a bacterial cell?
    • A. 

      Obtaining and digesting food

    • B. 

      Locomotion (movement)

    • C. 

      Attaching to another cell for entry

    • D. 

      It has no purpose, it is a vestigal structure

    • E. 

      It looks cool!

  • 9. 
    We heat up and refridgerate food because it helps to:
    • A. 

      It helps us avoid bacterial growth that could make us ill

    • B. 

      It helps us avoid viral growth that could make us ill

    • C. 

      It allows us to prevent endospores from forming and being transported into the air for other transport

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    In sexual reprodcution (conjugation) bacteria exchange information throug the _________ of the bacteria
    • A. 

      Flagella

    • B. 

      Cell wall

    • C. 

      Pilli

    • D. 

      Capsule

    • E. 

      Chromosome

  • 11. 
    _________________ is the kindgom that all of the bacteria we collected are found in
  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Eubacteria

    • B. 

      Ubacteria

    • C. 

      Archebacteria

    • D. 

      Fungi

    • E. 

      Protista

  • 13. 
    This would be an example of what shape of bacteria
    • A. 

      Bacillus

    • B. 

      Spirillia

    • C. 

      Coccus

    • D. 

      Quadrian

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Name this bacteria: Hint- it is round and in a chain form
    • A. 

      Staphylococci

    • B. 

      Streptococci

    • C. 

      Diplococci

    • D. 

      Staphylobaccillus

    • E. 

      Streptobaccillus

  • 15. 
    What are the purple dots on this picture??
    • A. 

      Ribosomes

    • B. 

      Chromosome

    • C. 

      Pilli

    • D. 

      Riniculues

    • E. 

      Capsules

  • 16. 
    It is most effective to wash your hands
    • A. 

      In warm water

    • B. 

      In warm water with soap

    • C. 

      In cold water

    • D. 

      Any of the above are effective

    • E. 

      Non of the above are effective

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      P.E.

    • C. 

      Math

    • D. 

      Lunch

    • E. 

      Biology