Do You Got The Data On L.Adecarboxylata?

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Do You Got The Data On L.Adecarboxylata?

This quiz has been created to test your memory and knowledge on Leclercia adecarboxylata.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you were to perform a gram-stain test with a sample of  Leclercia adecarboxylata, what would the results be? What kind of morphology is this microbe?
    • A. 

      Gram-giggity, square

    • B. 

      Gram Positive, cocci

    • C. 

      Gram Negative, bacillus

    • D. 

      Gram Positive, bacillus

    • E. 

      Gram Negative, cocci

  • 2. 
    Who was the French bacteriologist that discovered L. adecarboxylata in a variety of foods in 1962?
    • A. 

      H. Leclerc

    • B. 

      John Stavs

    • C. 

      F. McNeal

    • D. 

      Kernal Sanders

  • 3. 
    What species is L. adecarboxylata closely related to?
    • A. 

      The Great Apes

    • B. 

      Listeria

    • C. 

      E. Coli

    • D. 

      Erwinia

  • 4. 
    We tried growing our microbe on Nutrient Agar, Mannitol Salt Agar, MacConkey Agar and Brain Heart Infusion Plates. Which two culture mediums enabled growth and what did this mean? Which two media did not grow L. adecarboxylata and what did this suggest?
    • A. 

      MacConkey and Brain Heart Infusion: microbe is related to staphylococci and Micrococcacea which like high salt concentrations.

    • B. 

      Nutrient and MacConkey Agar: microbe is gram negative, is able to ferment lactose.

    • C. 

      MacConkey and Brain Heart Infusion: microbe can lyse red blood cells, and phenylethyl alcohol speeds up microbes growth.

  • 5. 
    What are examples of habitats a person could find Leclercia adecarboxylata in/on? 
    • A. 

      Soil, Sewage, Blood, Human Gallbladder

    • B. 

      Ocean Floor

    • C. 

      In the forest

    • D. 

      University of Regina

  • 6. 
    Which answer best summarizes the main results of some of our key tests:
    • A. 

      Positive for tryptophan degradation, positive for urea hydroylsis, and negative for citrate utilization.

    • B. 

      Results showed that unknown #16 was a happy, friendly, and charming microbe.

    • C. 

      Oxidase positive, catalase positive, and could not ferment lactose, glucose and mannitol.

    • D. 

      Oxidase negative, catalase positive, and lactose, glucose, and mannitol were all fermented and produced acid gas.

    • E. 

      BOTH A and D