Quiz Over Chapter 16 Microbiology

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 133

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Microbiology Quizzes & Trivia

Welcome to the sixteenth chapter of our ongoing studies, where we’ll be looking at the wonderful topic of microbiology – the branch of the scientific study of biology wherein we take a closer look at some of the smaller organisms out there like bacteria, viruses and fungi.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Refers to all body defenses that protect the body against any invader; always present and respond rapidly; no memory component; includes 2 lines of defense: adaptive and toll-like receptors
  • 2. 
    Physical factors
    • A. 

      Skin

    • B. 

      Mucous membranes

    • C. 

      Lacrimal apparatus

    • D. 

      Saliva

    • E. 

      Hairs in nose

    • F. 

      Urine flow

  • 3. 
    Normal flora compete for nutrients, produce wastes or metabolic products that are harmful, or alter environment(pH, oxygen levels, etc.) all of which help prevent growth of potential pathogens refers to?
  • 4. 
    Chemical factors
    • A. 

      Sebum

    • B. 

      Perspiration

    • C. 

      Lysozyme

    • D. 

      Gastric juice

    • E. 

      Lactoferrin

    • F. 

      Peroxidase

    • G. 

      Complement

    • H. 

      Interferons

  • 5. 
    Ingestion of microbe or other particle by a cell; cells that do this are called?
  • 6. 
    As monocytes migrate in infected area, they mature into fixed macrophages and wandering macrophages
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A group of 30+ proteins that act in cascade fashion leading to amplified effect; increase vessel permeability, stimulate chemotaxis, cause cytolysis& enhance phagocytosis (through opsonization)
    • A. 

      Complement

    • B. 

      Antimicrobial substances

  • 8. 
    Host regulatory proteins function as inhibitors and destructive enzymes in breaking down complement is the inactivation of a complement
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Complement deficiencies cannot result in increased susceptibility to disease?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Antiviral proteins produced by host cells in response to viral infection; 3 types: alpha, beta, &gamma 
  • 11. 
    Iron binding proteins found in blood, milk, saliva, & tears; reduce amount of iron available to bacteria
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