Bioprocess Trivia Questions Quiz!

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Are you educated about bioprocesses? A bioprocess is a specific process that utilizes complete living cells or their parts to acquire desired products. It is the transport of energy and mass, which is essential to many biological and environmental processes. Areas range from food processing (including brewing beer) to buildings' thermal design to biomedical devices to pollution control and global warming. Taking this quiz is a process that you will find rewarding.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following factors can affect enzyme activity?
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      PH

    • C. 

      The presence of certain metal ions

    • D. 

      The addition or removal of phosphate

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The initial rate of an enzyme catalysed reaction depends on:
    • A. 

      The concentration of the enzyme

    • B. 

      The concentration of the substrate

    • C. 

      The affinity of the enzyme for its substrate

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Important industrial products obtainable from microorganisms include:
    • A. 

      The cells themselves

    • B. 

      Primary metabolites

    • C. 

      Enzymes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    In aerobic industrial microbial processes, one of the most difficult problems to solve is:
    • A. 

      Maintaining an adequate energy source.

    • B. 

      Adjusting the pH to a desired value and maintaining that value.

    • C. 

      Providing adequate aeration.

    • D. 

      Homogenous mixing.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not an economic source of bulk carbon suitable for large scale industrial microbial processes?
    • A. 

      Corn steep liquor.

    • B. 

      Sucrose.

    • C. 

      Whey

    • D. 

      All of these are economic sources of bulk carbon

  • 6. 
    Which of the following traits would be important for a microorganism used in industrial processes?
    • A. 

      Slow growth

    • B. 

      Product remains within the cell

    • C. 

      Genetic stability

    • D. 

      Prokaryotic

  • 7. 
    Which of these Reactions can be performed in a membrane reactor?
    • A. 

      Succinate to Fumarate

    • B. 

      L-Lactate to Pyruvate

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Which one of the Below is a Closed Process?
    • A. 

      PFR

    • B. 

      PFR with total recycle

    • C. 

      PFR in series

    • D. 

      PFR in parallel

  • 9. 
    Which one of the conditions proves that a fluid is a Birmingham plastic?
    • A. 

      The Fluid can withstand a certain value of stress

    • B. 

      A Solid Becomes a Fluid

    • C. 

      The Best Example is Margarine

    • D. 

      The Apparent Viscosity decreases

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    What is the molecular formula for a bacterial cell?
    • A. 

      C2H2O2N

    • B. 

      C4H5O2N2

    • C. 

      C4H7O2N

    • D. 

      C3H4O3N

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