CRCST Microbiology Quiz! Trivia

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CRCST Microbiology Quiz! Trivia

Are you familiar with microbiology? Microbiology is the research of unicellular and multicellular microorganisms. There are a plethora of subgroups of microbiology that involve different variables of the study, including bacteriology, mycology, immunology, and parasitology. Microbiologists handle tools such as DNA sequence-based identification, such as bacteria identification. Microbiology is studied with a microscope. It is important in biomedical research and the creation of new medicines. This quiz on microbiology is more than meets the eye.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Healthy people do not harbor or transmit bacteria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Anaerobic bacteria require oxygen to live.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Viruses are larger than bacteria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The spore is the control unit of a cell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Staphylococcus is classified as a gram-positive bacteria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    All microorganisms are harmful to humans.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Spores help some microorganisms survive in adverse conditions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    All bacteria require the same conditions to live and grow.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Psychrophiles grow best in warm temperatures.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When cleaning prion-contaminated instruments no special cleaning procedures are required, only following standard cleaning protocols and the manufacturer's Instructions for Use is necessary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Microorganisms reproduce by a process called:
    • A. 

      Repopulation.

    • B. 

      Binary fission.

    • C. 

      Replication.

    • D. 

      Bilateral reproduction.

  • 12. 
    Bacteria that cause diseases are called:
    • A. 

      Gram positive.

    • B. 

      Gram negative.

    • C. 

      Pathogens.

    • D. 

      Potentially infectious.

  • 13. 
    The part of a cell that controls cell function is the:
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm.

    • B. 

      Nucleus.

    • C. 

      Cell membrane.

    • D. 

      Capsule.

  • 14. 
    The virus that causes hepatitis B is transmitted by:
    • A. 

      Contact.

    • B. 

      Blood.

    • C. 

      Airborne.

    • D. 

      Vector borne.

  • 15. 
                                               is an example of a fungus.
    • A. 

      Pneumonia

    • B. 

      Tuberculosis

    • C. 

      Athlete's foot

    • D. 

      Herpes simplex

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