Quiz: Clinical Microbiology Trivia Questions!

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Quiz: Clinical Microbiology Trivia Questions!

Microbiology is the biological study of those many organisms - i. E. Bacteria, fungi, viruses, protozoa, - which are so small that they typically cannot be seen by the naked eye. When you apply that knowledge into clinical practice, however, you achieve a means through which human diseases caused by these microorganisms can be prevented, diagnosed and/or treated. What do you know about clinical microbiology? Take the quiz and we’ll find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A phagover is _____________________
    • A. 

      A lawn of cells on a plate

    • B. 

      Strains having the same phage sensitivity

    • C. 

      A variety of phage

    • D. 

      A test that identifies a phage

  • 2. 
    Which of the following have characteristic intracellular inclusion bodies?
    • A. 

      Candida

    • B. 

      Chlamydia

    • C. 

      Rickettsia

    • D. 

      Mycoplasma

  • 3. 
    Which of the following cannot be used to identify a virus?
    • A. 

      Cell culture

    • B. 

      Gram stain

    • C. 

      Radioimmunoassay

    • D. 

      Enzyme immunoassay

  • 4. 
    The gram stain and acid fast stain are based on chemical properties of the _____________
    • A. 

      Cell walls

    • B. 

      Plasma membrane

    • C. 

      Outer membrane

    • D. 

      Periplasmic space

  • 5. 
    Which is the most common specimen collected in suspected cases of lower respiratory infections?
    • A. 

      Saliva

    • B. 

      Sputum

    • C. 

      Breath

    • D. 

      None of the following

  • 6. 
    Which is the least satisfactory for anaerobic specimen collection or transport?
    • A. 

      Swabs

    • B. 

      Tissues

    • C. 

      Aspirates

    • D. 

      Capped syringes

  • 7. 
    The most common method used for the collection of urine is 
    • A. 

      The clean catch method

    • B. 

      With hard catheter

    • C. 

      With soft catheter

    • D. 

      With French catheter

  • 8. 
    Which of the following represents a molecular method of testing?
    • A. 

      Plasmid fingerprinting

    • B. 

      Microscopy

    • C. 

      Selective media

    • D. 

      Differential media

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