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Bacteria Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is about micro. I hope I know this!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is UNLIKE the others in terms of the mechanism of action as an enterobacteria?
    • A. 

      Vibrio Cholera

    • B. 


    • C. 


    • D. 

      Bacillus Cereus

  • 2. 
    Both Staph Aureus and Strep Pyogenes have this virulence factor which allows for the breakdown of connective tissue. 
  • 3. 
    What are two common immune complications that can after a Strep Pyogenes infection? Explain the pathogenesis of both of these two conditions.
  • 4. 
  • 5. 
    Why has it been difficult to develop a vaccine to Neisseria Gonorrhoeae?
    • A. 

      The bug develops new,different virulence factors too rapidly for a vaccine to be up to date.

    • B. 

      Unlike Neisseria Meningitidis, N. Gonorrhoeae does not have a capsule.

    • C. 

      It has the ability of antigenic variation of outermembrane proteins even within one population.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT Zoonotic?
    • A. 


    • B. 

      Salmonella enteritidis

    • C. 

      Yersinia Pestis

    • D. 

      Rickettsia Rickettsii

    • E. 

      Bacillis Anthracis

  • 7. 
    A 22 year old graduate student at the Booth School of Buisness comes in to the SCC complaining of respiratory symptoms. Once you have determined that she is not pregnant (because, lets face it, they always think you're pregnant at the SCC) and that she likely has pneumonia, which of the pathogens below is LEAST likely to be the cause?
    • A. 

      Chlamydia Pneumonia

    • B. 

      Streptococcus Pneumoniae

    • C. 

      Mycoplasma Pneumoniae

    • D. 

      Haemophilus influenzae type B

  • 8. 
    A patient shows up in the ER with a rash on their palms and soles. Assuming the cause isn't viral, what are the possible pathogens?