Introduction To Microbiology Practice Questions!

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Introduction To Microbiology Practice Questions!

The scientific study of biology deals with everything that we know about life on earth. Whether it’s the wonderful species in the animal kingdom, the plants that make up our environment or even us ourselves, biology has you covered. Today, however, we’ll be talking about those organisms you can’t see with the naked eye, as we take a dive into microbiology! Let’s begin with this introductory quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    PLEASE CHOOSE ALL METHODS USED TO IDENTIFY BACTERIA
    • A. 

      MICROSCOPIC APPEARANCE

    • B. 

      DANCING TECHNIQUE ON PLATE

    • C. 

      COLONIAL MORPHOLOGY

    • D. 

      SELECTIVE OR INDICATING MEDIA

    • E. 

      GRAM AND OTHER STAINS

    • F. 

      BIOCHEMICAL REACTIONS

    • G. 

      GENE PROBES

    • H. 

      ANTIBODY REACTIONS

  • 2. 
    WHAT CAN BE DISCOVERED IN AN O&P STOOL TEST
    • A. 

      PROTOZOAN CYSTS

    • B. 

      PROTOZOAN TROPHOZOITES

    • C. 

      HELMINTHES OVA (EGGS)

    • D. 

      LARVAE OR IMMATURE FORMS OF HELMINTHES

    • E. 

      CHICKEN EGG

    • F. 

      ARTHROPOD MOTHER

  • 3. 
    CHOOSE ALL PATHOGENIC ORGANISMS THAT ARE USUALLY  DETECTED IN A STOOL SPECIMEN
    • A. 

      Salmonella

    • B. 

      Shigella

    • C. 

      Escherichia coli O157:H7

    • D. 

      Clostridium difficile

    • E. 

      Campylobacter

    • F. 

      Plasmodium

    • G. 

      Hcg

  • 4. 
    A portion of well-mixed urine can be aliquoted into B-D vacutainer urine C&S transport kit that conatins freeze-dried preservative to preserve (prevent overgrowth of bacteria) during transport 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
     A LARGE STERILE TUBE WITH A FUNNEL-LIKE INSERT TO DIRECT SPUTUM INTO THE TUBE IS COMMONLY USED AS A SPUTUM COLLECTION SYSTEM
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    IT IS COMMON FOR THE PATIENT TO FIRST RINSE THEIR MOUTH WITH PLAIN WATER TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF ORAL (MOUTH) BACTERIA PRESENT THAT CAN CONTAMINATE THE SPUTUM SAMPLE
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A SPUTUM SPECIMEN MAY BE CANCELLED IF THERE ARE TOO MANY ORAL BACTERIA PRESENT
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    CRITERIA FOR URINE FOR C&S. CHOOSE ALL THAT APPLY
    • A. 

      STERILE CUP

    • B. 

      MIDSTREAM CLEAN CATCH COLLECTION

    • C. 

      BLEACHING THE URETHRA COLLECTION

    • D. 

      ASEPTIC COLLECTION TECHNIQUE

  • 9. 
    WHEN TRANSPORTING A LIQUID SPECIMEN LIKE SPUTUM FOR CULTURE, THE SPECIMEN SHOULD BE PLACED IN A BIOHAZARD TRANSPORT BAG IN THE EXACT SAME COMPARTMENT OF THE BAG AS THE PAPERWORK
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    STOOL SPECIMEN IN CARY BLAIR MEDIUM CAN BE USED FOR C&S
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    STOOL SPECIMEN IN PVA AND FORMALIN  CAN BE USED FOR C&S
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    STOOL SPECIMEN CAN BE COLLECTED IN DIAPER OF INFANTS
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    CHOOSE ALL PRESERVATIVES THAT CAN BE USED TO PRESERVE STOOL FOR PARASITE EXAMINATION
    • A. 

      10% FORMALIN

    • B. 

      PVA (POLYVINYL ALCOHOL

    • C. 

      CARY BLAIR

    • D. 

      C&S

  • 14. 
    Enterobius vermicularis can be collected by the use of 
    • A. 

      A microscope slide, tongue depressor and cellophane tape system only

    • B. 

      Perianal pabble swab only

    • C. 

      Both