Microbiology-branches & Themes

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Microbiology-Branches & Themes
I created these quizzes to help me study for my microbiology exams. This quiz is about the main themes of microbiology

  
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1.  What branch/branches of microbiology monitor and control the spread of diseases in communities?
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2.  Which branch/branches includes any process in which humans use the metabolism of living things to arrive at a desired product, ranging from bread making to gene therapy?
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3.  What is the branch/branches of microbiology that is concerned with the relationships between microbes and domesticated plants and animals?
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4.  Which branch/branches study the complex web of protective substances and cells produced in response to infection.
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5.  Which branch/branches involve techniques that deliberately alter the genetic makeup of organisms to mass-produce human hormones and other drugs, create totally new substances and develop organisms with unique methods of synthesis and adaptation.
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6.  Which branch/branches include such diverse areas as vaccination, blood testing and allergy?
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7.  Which branch/branches of microbiology is/are the most powerful and rapidly growing area(s) in modern microbiology?
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8.  Which branch/branches explore the ecology of natural waters as well as the impact of microbes on water purity and treatment?
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9.  _________ is involved in the study of simple photosynthetic eukaryotes, the algae, ranging from single-celled forms to large seaweeds.
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10.  ________ is involved in the study of the function of genetic material and biochemical reactions of cells involved in metabolism and growth.
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11.  _________ is involved in the study of the protozoa.
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12.  _____________ is involved in the study of the detailed structure of microorganisms.
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13.  _________ is involved in the study of viruses
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14.  _____________ is involved in the study of the classification, naming and identification of microorganisms.
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15.  _________ is involved in the study of the fungi.
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16.  _________ is involved in the study of interrelationships between microbes and the environment and the roles of microorganisms in the nutrient cycles of soil, water and other natural ecosystems.
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17.  ________ is involved in the study of parasitism and parasitic organisms.
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18.  ________ is involved in the study of the bacteria.
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19.  _________ is involved in the study of microbial function (metabolism) at the cellular and molecular levels.
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20.  ________ are small, single-celled prokaryotic organisms.
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21.  _______ are animal-like and mostly single-celled eukaryotes.
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22.  _______ are minute, noncellular particles that parasitize cells.
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23.  _________ is a group of eukaryotes that includes both microscopic eukaryotes (molds and yeasts) and larger organisms (mushrooms, puffballs).
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24.  _________ traditionally include pathogenic protozoa, helminth worms and certain insects.
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25.  In the long-term scheme of things, microorganisms are the main forces that drive the structure and content of the ______, _______ and ________.
26.  A significant proportion of the earth's _____________ is produced by microbes living in the environment and the digestive tracts of animals.
27.  ________ and _______ live in complex associations with plants. They assist the plants in obtaining nutrients and water and may protect them against disease.
28.  _______ is a newer area of biotechnology that manipulates the genetics of microbes, plants and animals for the purpose of creating new products and genetically modified organisms.
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29.  _________ is the technology that makes it possible to deliberately alter DNA and to switch genetic material from one organism to another.
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30.  ___________ are complex masses in which microbes cling together in living layers.
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31.  _________ is a process which involoves the introduction of microbes into the environment to restore stability or to clean up toxic pollutants in order to control the massive levels of pollution that result from human activities.
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32.  Despite the beneficial roles microorganisms play on earth, they do great harm to humans as ___________.
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