Biology Quiz: Trivia Exam! MCQ

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  • 1. 
    All of the following are characteristics of Archaebacteria except:
    • A. 

      All are prokaryotic

    • B. 

      They have some genetic similarities to eukaryotic cells.

    • C. 

      Many live in extreme enviornments

    • D. 

      They contain peptidoglycons

  • 2. 
    The vast majority of bacteria known to man are pathogenic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following have been used to classify bacteria?
    • A. 

      Shape

    • B. 

      Colony forms

    • C. 

      Gram's stain

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Cellular organelles not found in bacteria are:
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Plasma membrane

    • C. 

      Flagella

    • D. 

      Cell walls

  • 5. 
    Mesosomes, which are folded invaginations of the plasma membrane, is often the site of many bacterial metabolic processes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A term that best describes a bacterium that lives on dead organic material is:
    • A. 

      Parasitic

    • B. 

      Autotrophic

    • C. 

      Saprophytic

    • D. 

      Heterotrophic

  • 7. 
    The condition for growth required by all bacteria is:
    • A. 

      A neutral pH

    • B. 

      A temperature range of 27-38 C

    • C. 

      Adequate light

    • D. 

      Adequate moisture

  • 8. 
    Methods by which bacteria can obtain new genetic information include:
    • A. 

      Conjugation

    • B. 

      Transfiguration

    • C. 

      Transduction

    • D. 

      Both B and C

    • E. 

      Both A and C

  • 9. 
    A bacteriophage can exchange genetic information between bacteria in a process called:
    • A. 

      Transduction

    • B. 

      Transformation

    • C. 

      Transfiguration

    • D. 

      Conjugation