Bacteria Quiz Science 6b

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Bacteria Quizzes & Trivia

Questions about the Moneran Kingdom (Archeabacteria and Eubacteria for some). Includes key vocabulary like decomposer, flagella, conjugation, binary fission, and producer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Some bacteria have a whip-like tail called flagella that helps them ____________________.
    • A. 

      Transport food in and out of the cell

    • B. 

      Absorb food

    • C. 

      Make food

    • D. 

      Move

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 2. 
    A form of asexual reproduction where the cell doubles in size and divides into two identical cells with the same hereditary material is called __________________.
    • A. 

      Aerobes

    • B. 

      Binary fission

    • C. 

      Sloshing

    • D. 

      Decomposer

    • E. 

      Secondary fusion

  • 3. 
    Which is not a basic shape of bacteria?
    • A. 

      Round

    • B. 

      Rod

    • C. 

      Wedge

    • D. 

      Spiral

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following bacteria cell structures are not found in plant cells?
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Flagella

    • C. 

      Cell wall

    • D. 

      Cell membrane

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Which is not true about bacteria?
    • A. 

      All have cytoplasm in them

    • B. 

      Some are multi-celled

    • C. 

      Don't have a nucleus (prokaryotic)

    • D. 

      Some can live without oxygen

    • E. 

      They can be harmful and helpful to humans

  • 6. 
    How can bacteria help us clean up Earth?
    • A. 

      It rots dead organic material

    • B. 

      It makes new bacteria

    • C. 

      It makes cheese taste good

    • D. 

      It doesn't help

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    If you were a scientist studying bacteria, where could you go to find them?
    • A. 

      Hot springs

    • B. 

      The ocean floor

    • C. 

      Your bathtub or shower

    • D. 

      A swimming pool

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 8. 
    Decomposers are able to breakdown materials to be used by other organisms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Animals and plants are made up of prokaryotic cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which is not a unicellular organism?
    • A. 

      Euglena

    • B. 

      Human

    • C. 

      Penicillin

    • D. 

      Paramecium

  • 11. 
    Which kingdom contains the smallest living organisms?
    • A. 

      Plantae

    • B. 

      Fungi

    • C. 

      Monera (Archeabacteria or Eubacteria)

    • D. 

      Animalia

  • 12. 
    Which are not true about bacteria?  You may choose more than one answer.
    • A. 

      Multi-celled

    • B. 

      Some are round

    • C. 

      Single-celled

    • D. 

      They are autotrophic or heterotrophic

    • E. 

      All can make us sick

  • 13. 
    How is a bacteria cell different than an animal cell?
    • A. 

      It has a cell wall

    • B. 

      It is prokaryotic

    • C. 

      The genetic material floats around in the cytoplasm within the cell

    • D. 

      Some have flagella that allow them to move

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 14. 
    We call some bacteria producers because they produce ____________________.
    • A. 

      Sound

    • B. 

      Light

    • C. 

      Milk

    • D. 

      Their own food

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 15. 
    The reproduction process that increases the number of bacteria cells is called ____________________.
    • A. 

      Autotrophy

    • B. 

      Conjugation

    • C. 

      Binary fission

    • D. 

      Heterotrophy

    • E. 

      Cellular respiration