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Microbiology Exam 1

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1.  An organism having pili has the advantage over one that alcks pili because
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2.  Koch's postulates provided guidelines for
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3.  Pasteurs study of fermantation was critical to the development of microbiology because
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4.  The classical Golden Age of microbiology came to an end partly due to the
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5.  The base sequence of a messenger RNA molecule that is complementary to the sequence CGTTAGA would be expressed as
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6.  Psychrophiles and thermophiles differ with respect to their
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7.  Microbiology failed to rapidly develop after Leeuwenhoek's time because
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8.  Monotrichous and pritrichous bacteria differ in
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9.  Two important coenzymes that function inoxidative phosphorylation are
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10.  Electrons for oxidative phosphorylation can originate from
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11.  Semmelweis showed that the transmission of disease could be interrupted by
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12.  The krebs cycle accounts for all the following except
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13.  Which one of the following does not apply to endotoxins
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14.  UV light may induce a mutation by
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15.  A non-specific resistance factor effective against viral infection is
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16.  The genome of a bacterium consists of
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17.  All the following apply to the process of protein synthesis except
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18.  Unicellular photosynthetic microbes that are eukaryotic are members of the
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19.  In order for oxidative phosphorylation to take place, the environment must contain a certain amound of
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20.  In the operon, genes that code for enzymes are called
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21.  Which one of the following groups is not resolved with the light microscope
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22.  All of the following characteristics apply to enzymes except
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23.  Facultative bacteria are those that
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24.  Through the techniques of genetic engineering, you have produced a plasmid that contains a gene for human insulin. Such a plasmid is called a(n)
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25.  Natural Killer (NK) cells can be describe by all of the following except
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26.  All of the following characteristics apply to the prokaryotes except
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27.  ATP releases its energy by
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28.  All the following are functions of the bacterial cell membrane except
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29.  Which one of the following sequences exhibits increasing size
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30.  Which one of the following is not an effect of complement activation
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31.  The gram stain technique is valuable in distinguishing
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32.  Hyaluronidase is a bacterial enzyme that
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33.  The mRNA that codes for a particular protein will have ___ nucleotides for each amino acid in the protein
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34.  All the following function in the process of protein synthesis except
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35.  The catabolic process in which glucose is converted into pyruvate is called
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36.  In the prodromal phase, symptoms
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37.  Restriction enzymes are notable for their ability to
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38.  Prokaryotes and eukaryotes differ primarily with regard to the absence or presence of a cell
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39.  All of the following characteristics of prokaryotes except
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40.  A normal flora may be found in all the following enviornments except
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41.  The chromosome of Escherichia coli
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42.  Enzymes play an important role in biological chemistry because they
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43.  In the log phased of growth
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44.  The major activity of transcription is to
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45.  The cell that matures in the thymus gland
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46.  The link between macrophages and neutrophils is that both cells
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47.  Generalized transduction is carried out by
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48.  The peptidoglycan of a bacterium
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