History Of Microbiology And Methods In Microbiology

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Microbiology Quizzes & Trivia

For University of Exeter, BIO 1330 Bacteriology


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the first to describe cells in Micrographia (1665)?
  • 2. 
    How did Robert Hooke's (1635-1703) compound microscope work?
  • 3. 
    What did Antonie van Leeuaenhoak (1632-1723) discover?
  • 4. 
    What is another term for Sponatenous Generation?
  • 5. 
    Who was against the idea of Spontaneous Generation?
    • A. 

      Francesco Redi

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • D. 

      John Needham

    • E. 

      Lazzaro Spallazani

  • 6. 
    What are Koch's Postulates?
  • 7. 
    Which disease causing microorganisms did Robert Koch work with?
    • A. 

      Anthrax

    • B. 

      Smallpox

    • C. 

      TB

    • D. 

      Cholera

    • E. 

      Chlamydia

    • F. 

      Diptheria

  • 8. 
    Flemming discovered that Penicillium notatum prevented the growth of Staphylococcus aureus.  True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which disease did Jenner create a vaccine for using the pustles of milkmaids?
    • A. 

      Cowpox

    • B. 

      Smallpox

    • C. 

      Chickenpox

  • 10. 
    How is the Tree of Life determined?
  • 11. 
    What are archaea?
  • 12. 
    What is the term for reducing the number of microorganisms?
  • 13. 
    What is sterilization?