Chapter 11- Bacteria Quiz (gram Negative Part 2)

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Bacteria Quizzes & Trivia

Here are 10 more questions. . . Strictly Gram Negative!These all coming directly from Prof. Rodriguez's notes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This bacteria is the leading cause of pneumonia in birds (Parrot-Fever) and can be transmitted to humans that are in contact with birds or bird droppings.
    • A. 

      Cryptococcus Neoformans

    • B. 

      Chlamydia Psittaci

    • C. 

      Yersinia Pestis

    • D. 

      Hemophillus Influenzae

  • 2. 
    Which description below respresents Rickettsia and Ehrlichia?
    • A. 

      Produce capsules, mucoid colonies, are distinguished from Klebsiella sps. by various culture/biochemical tests. Cause nosocomial/opportunistic urinary and respiratory infections.

    • B. 

      Opportunistic pathogen, produces red colony pigments, frequently associated with nosocomial infections. May cause urinary and serious respiratory infections in weakened hosts. May colonize catheters, saline solutions, and other similar objects. Not sensitive to ampicillin.

    • C. 

      Produces meningitis, otitis, bronchitis, pneumonias. Requires hemolyzed blood in culture medium for growth. Rifampin sensitive. Vaccine available (Hib).

    • D. 

      Primarily arthropod borne (fleas, lice & ticks), multiply in bloodstream and cause high fevers, rashes, and collapse. Obligate intracellular parasites, non-motile, pleomorphic bacteria.

  • 3. 
    The pathogen that causes the flea-borne bubonic plague is:
    • A. 

      Yersinia Pestis

    • B. 

      Rickettsia Typhi

    • C. 

      Shigella Flexneri

    • D. 

      Vibrionaceae Vulnificans

  • 4. 
    Bacterioides are:
    • A. 

      Species responsible for serious infections following surgery, puncture wounds, and animal & human bites. Anaerobic organisms found in intestines and mouths of humans and animals.

    • B. 

      Food intoxications acquired by eating raw or undercooked shellfish.

    • C. 

      Primarily arthropod borne (fleas, lice & ticks), multiply in bloodstream and cause high fevers, rashes, and collapse.

    • D. 

      Opportunistic pathogen causing a fatal pneumonia in immunocompromised individuals. Sensitive to tetracyclines.

  • 5. 
    Pasteurella are rod-shaped and normally infect:
    • A. 

      Pigs.

    • B. 

      Goats.

    • C. 

      Wine and cheeses.

    • D. 

      Cattles, fowls, dogs and cats.

  • 6. 
    Shigella is sensitive to Ampicillin/Chloramphenicol/Trimethoprim, the same as ____________.
  • 7. 
    Gastroenteritis caused by uncooked shellfish and cholera are caused by bacteria from the genus:(Note: They are also monotrichous)
    • A. 

      Salmonella

    • B. 

      Pasteurellaceae

    • C. 

      Vibrionaceae

    • D. 

      Gardnerella

  • 8. 
    The leading cause of non‑gonococcal urethritis in humans (sexually transmitted) is:
    • A. 

      Treponema pallidum

    • B. 

      The genus Neisseria

    • C. 

      Garnerella vaginalis

    • D. 

      Chlamydia trachomatis

  • 9. 
    Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever is caused by:
    • A. 

      R. Rickettsii

    • B. 

      R. Prowazekii