Practice Microbiology Quiz

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 Practice Microbiology Quiz
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  • 1. 
    All of the following organisms cause Nosocomial infections except:
    • A. 

      Acinetobacter

    • B. 

      E. aerogenes

    • C. 

      Klebsiella pneumoniae

    • D. 

      Pseudomonas

    • E. 

      Shigella


  • 2. 
    Which organism is responsible for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever?
    • A. 

      Clostridium perfringens

    • B. 

      Rickettsia rickettsii

    • C. 

      Borrelia burgdorferi

    • D. 

      Treponema pallidum

    • E. 

      Bartonella henslae


  • 3. 
    Which of the following bacteria can be transmitted by way of the intestinal tract?
    • A. 

      Salmonella

    • B. 

      E. coli

    • C. 

      Yersinia entercolitica

    • D. 

      Citrobacter

    • E. 

      All of the above


  • 4. 
    Which of the following organisms is not spread through the air?
    • A. 

      Chlamydophila pneumoniae

    • B. 

      Microsporum

    • C. 

      Neisseria meningitidis

    • D. 

      Coxiella burnetii

    • E. 

      Yersinia pestis (pneumonic)


  • 5. 
    What are the symptoms for Tularemia, and which organism causes it?
    • A. 

      Clostridium tetani; swollen lymph nodes, malaise, pneumonia

    • B. 

      Francisella tularensis; swollen, painful ulcers on genital organs, swollen lymph nodes on groin.

    • C. 

      Clostridium tetani; muscle spasms and loss of cardiac/respiratory function

    • D. 

      Francisella tularensis; swollen lymph nodes, malaise, pneumonia

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 6. 
    Which of the following organisms are diplococci?
    • A. 

      Neisseria gonorrhoeae

    • B. 

      Vibrio cholerae

    • C. 

      Salmonella enterica typhi

    • D. 

      Desulfovibrio

    • E. 

      All of the above


  • 7. 
    Which organism is not considered an obligate intracellular parasite?
    • A. 

      Rickettsia rickettsii

    • B. 

      Haemophilus ducreyi

    • C. 

      Chlamydia trachomatis

    • D. 

      Coxiella burnetii

    • E. 

      More than one of these


  • 8. 
    Which of the following organisms/diseases are transmitted by way of STDs?
    • A. 

      Treponema pallidum

    • B. 

      Trichomoniasis

    • C. 

      Chlamydia trachomatis

    • D. 

      Chancroid

    • E. 

      All of the above


  • 9. 
    What organism is responsible for the bubonic plague, and how is it transmitted?
    • A. 

      Yersinia pestis; tsetse fly

    • B. 

      Yersinia enterocolitica; rat fleas

    • C. 

      Yersinia pestis; droplets

    • D. 

      Yersinia pestis; rat fleas


  • 10. 
    Diarrhea could be a symptom for all of the following organisms except:
    • A. 

      Salmonella

    • B. 

      Bacillariophyta

    • C. 

      Giardia lamblia

    • D. 

      Toxoplasma gondii

    • E. 

      Shigella


  • 11. 
    Listeriosis can result in the production of Streptococcus pyogenes, which causes neonatal meningitis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 12. 
    The Phylum Firmicutes are gram (+) organisms that have a low Guanine + Cytosine DNA content.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 13. 
    Bacillariophyta have glass cell walls.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 14. 
    Antibiotic therapy is one of the ways in which Clostridium difficile and Candida albicans are transmitted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


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