Take The Ultimate Microbiology Quiz Questions!

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Take The Ultimate Microbiology Quiz Questions!

Biology, defined simply as the scientific study of life and the living creatures which inhabit the world around us, is a wonderful subject when it comes to adding a little perspective to the many different organisms that we see every day. That said, what about the organisms we don’t see? Take a look at the topic of microbiology to learn more about organisms like bacteria, fungi and more!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      PYR Positive

    • B. 

      PYR Negative

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Alpha Hemolysis

    • B. 

      Beta Hemolysis

    • C. 

      Gamma Hemolysis

    • D. 

      No Hemolysis

  • 3. 
    This is a Beta-lactamase disk.  What is the reaction?
    • A. 

      Beta-lactamase Negative

    • B. 

      Beta-lactamase Positive

  • 4. 
    If you made a sputum slide, what two gram stain results would you call?
    • A. 

      Gram Positive Cocci and Gram Negative Bacilli

    • B. 

      Yeast and Gram Negative Bacilli

    • C. 

      Gram Positive Bacilli and Gram Negative Bacilli

  • 5. 
    This is a Catalase test.  What Reaction is on the right?
    • A. 

      Catalase Negative

    • B. 

      Catalase Positive

  • 6. 
    What would you call on this Gram Stain reaction?
    • A. 

      Gram Negative Bacilli

    • B. 

      Gram Positive Cocci

    • C. 

      Gram Positive Bacilli

    • D. 

      Budding Yeast

  • 7. 
    What Gram Stain reaction would you call?
    • A. 

      Gram Negative Bacilli

    • B. 

      Gram Positive Bacilli

    • C. 

      Gram Positive Cocci

    • D. 

      Gram Negative Diplococci

  • 8. 
    This organism came from a Thayer Martin Plate.  What Gram Stain reaction would you call?
    • A. 

      Gram Negative Bacilli

    • B. 

      Gram Negative Diplococci

    • C. 

      Gram Positive Cocci

    • D. 

      Gram Positive Bacilli

  • 9. 
    What stands out on this Gram Stain?
    • A. 

      Gram Positive Rods with Terminal Spores

    • B. 

      Bad Stain

    • C. 

      Gram Positive Cocci

    • D. 

      Gram Negative Bacilli

  • 10. 
    What Gram Stain Reaction would you call?
    • A. 

      Gram Positive Bacilli

    • B. 

      Gram Negative Bacilli

    • C. 

      Gram Positive Cocci

    • D. 

      Gram Negative Diplococci