Apologia Biology Quiz 2

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Quiz to help you study for module 2 of Apologia Biology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name an example where bacteria can be helpful, if there is one.
  • 2. 
    Name the five most important conditions that must be present for populations of bacteria to grow.
  • 3. 
    Name three ways to prevent bacterial infection through food.
  • 4. 
    Name the six kingdoms in the 6-Kingdom Classification System.
  • 5. 
    If a bacterium cannot move, what structure is it missing?
    • A. 

      Cell wall

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Flagellum

  • 6. 
    True or false: There are no helpful bacteria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    This characteristic of bacteria is inside the plasma membrane. It supports the DNA and ribosomes.
    • A. 

      Capsule

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Fimbriae

  • 8. 
    This characteristic of bacteria is made of chemicals and regulates what the bacterium takes in from the outside world.
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Cell wall

    • C. 

      Plasma membrane

  • 9. 
    An organism that requires oxygen to get energy from food is called:
    • A. 

      Anaerobic

    • B. 

      Aerobic

    • C. 

      Saprophytic

  • 10. 
    Some bacteria feed on a living host and are called:
    • A. 

      Parasites

    • B. 

      Saprophytes

    • C. 

      Autotrophs

  • 11. 
    When a living bacterium absorbs what it needs from a dead bacterium, it is called:
    • A. 

      Transformation

    • B. 

      Transduction

    • C. 

      Conjugation

  • 12. 
    If a bacterial colony is called "streptobaccilus," what shape are the bacteria?
    • A. 

      Spherical

    • B. 

      Rod-shaped

    • C. 

      Helical

  • 13. 
    This component of organisms in kingdom monera determins its phylum, often due to its retention of the gram stain:
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Plasma membrane

    • C. 

      Cell wall

  • 14. 
    Bacteria sometimes join together to transfer extra DNA, called plasmids. What is this process called?
    • A. 

      Transformation

    • B. 

      Transduction

    • C. 

      Conjugation

  • 15. 
    Bacteria reproduce in what way?
    • A. 

      Sexual

    • B. 

      Asexual

    • C. 

      Both sexual and asexual

  • 16. 
    This species of bacteria has a nonpathogenic form that lives in your gut and keeps out other pathogenic bacteria. It also has a pathogenic form which can cause infant death. There are 2 different strains:
    • A. 

      E. coli

    • B. 

      Salmonella

    • C. 

      Cyanobacteria

  • 17. 
    These bacteria are one of the few that require light to survive. They are prevalent in stagnant water and are also called blue-green algae:
    • A. 

      Salmonella

    • B. 

      Cyanobacteria

    • C. 

      Botulinum

  • 18. 
    Spherical bacteria are known as:
    • A. 

      Coccus/cocci

    • B. 

      Bacillus/bacilli

    • C. 

      Spirillum/spirilli

  • 19. 
    The members of this kingdom are all composed of prokaryotic cells, and so some biologists have renamed the kingdom Prokaryota:
    • A. 

      Monera

    • B. 

      Protista

    • C. 

      Fungi

  • 20. 
    Helical bacteria are known as:
    • A. 

      Coccus/cocci

    • B. 

      Bacillus/bacilli

    • C. 

      Spirillum/spirilli

  • 21. 
    Rod-shaped bacteria are known as:
    • A. 

      Coccus/cocci

    • B. 

      Bacillus/bacilli

    • C. 

      Spirillum/spirilli

  • 22. 
    Most bacteria are decomposers, feeding on dead matter, and are called:
    • A. 

      Parasites

    • B. 

      Saprophytes

    • C. 

      Autotrophs

  • 23. 
    These fibrous bristles do not help the bacterium move about, but are used for grasping:
    • A. 

      Filaments

    • B. 

      Flagella

    • C. 

      Fimbriae

  • 24. 
    These bacteria are common contaminents of eggs and poultry. To get rid of them, cook the food thoroughly enough to kill the bacteria and their endospores:
    • A. 

      Salmonella

    • B. 

      Cyanobacteria

    • C. 

      Botulinum

  • 25. 
    This bacteria can be a source of food poisoning:
    • A. 

      Salmonella

    • B. 

      Cyanobacteria

    • C. 

      Botulinum

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