History Of Microbiology

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History of microbiology how microbiology was developed, and the modern microbiology


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  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    • A. 

      1870

    • B. 

      1560

    • C. 

      1650

    • D. 

      1740

  • 3. 
    Prior to 1650, it was widely believed that the origin of living organisms was from inaminate materials. This myth was called
  • 4. 
    Microbiology started after 1650 due to the development of the microscope and the observation of cells
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which scientist examined the structure of cork and suggested that all living things were made up of individual cells?
    • A. 

      Robert Koch

    • B. 

      Antony van Leeuwenhoek

    • C. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • D. 

      Robert Hooke

  • 6. 
    Which scientist developed a high resolution microscope that enabled him to discover and record many microorganisms?
    • A. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • B. 

      Antony van Leeuwenhoek

    • C. 

      Robert Hooke

    • D. 

      Robert koch

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      1632

    • B. 

      1723

    • C. 

      1822

    • D. 

      1683

  • 8. 
    The idea of spontaneous generation was still widespread until the year___
    • A. 

      1860

    • B. 

      1822

    • C. 

      1895

    • D. 

      1723

  • 9. 
    One myth about microorganisms was that infectious diseases and fermentation were due to non-biological processes such as _____ and _____. 
  • 10. 
    Which scientist published a report in 1861 examining the doctrine of spontaneous generation?
    • A. 

      Antony van Leeuwenhoek

    • B. 

      Robert Koch

    • C. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • D. 

      Robert Hooke

  • 11. 
    Which scientist discovered that fermentation was due to living organisms, and the chemical changes from microbial growth and used the "bent glass flask experiment" to prove that the growth in the ferments was not spontaneously generated?
    • A. 

      Robert Hooke

    • B. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • C. 

      Antony van Leeuwenhoek

    • D. 

      Robert Koch

  • 12. 
    Autoclave is a heat sterilization technique where low heat is used to kill bacterial pathogens in wine
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which scientist discovered the germ theory of disease and a logical series of experiments that can confirm relationships between microbes and diseases?
    • A. 

      Antony van Leeuwenhoek

    • B. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • C. 

      Robert Hooke

    • D. 

      Robert Koch

  • 14. 
    How did Koch's Postulate work? What is the purpose of it?
  • 15. 
    The scientist who first described bacteria was ?
    • A. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Antony van Leeuwenhoek

    • D. 

      Robert Koch

  • 16. 
    The scientist who first described cells was?
    • A. 

      Antony van Leeuwenhoek

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Rober Koch

    • D. 

      Louis Pasteur

  • 17. 
    The scientist who developed the pure culture technique was?
    • A. 

      Robert Hooke

    • B. 

      Antony van Leeuwenhoek

    • C. 

      Robert Koch

    • D. 

      Louis Pasteur

  • 18. 
    The scientist who disproved the spontaneous generation theory was?
    • A. 

      Robert Hooke

    • B. 

      Rober Koch

    • C. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • D. 

      Antony van Leeuwenhoek

  • 19. 
    The scientist who proved the germ theory of disease was?
    • A. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • B. 

      Robert Koch

    • C. 

      Antony van Leeuwenhoek

    • D. 

      Robert Hooke

  • 20. 
    The scientist who developed vaccines for rabies was?
    • A. 

      Robert Hooke

    • B. 

      Robert Koch

    • C. 

      Antony van Leeuwenhoek

    • D. 

      Louis Pasteur