How Much Do You Know About Microbes?

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How Much Do You Know About Microbes?

How much do you know about microbes? They play a very big role when it comes to our ecosystem in that they help in maintaining life on earth by breaking down dead matter and are used at the beginning of the food chain. Take up this test and get to see just how much you know about the microbes as a whole!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of protozoan is an amoeba?
  • 2. 
    What type of protozoan is an paramecium?
  • 3. 
    What type of microbe is a Euglena?
  • 4. 
    What type of microbe is a Volvox?
  • 5. 
    Eukaryotes differ from prokaryotes in that they possess.
    • A. 

      Flagella

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Chlorophyll

  • 6. 
    Lichens are an example of what type of symbiotic relationship?
    • A. 

      Parasitism

    • B. 

      Mutualism

    • C. 

      Commensalism

  • 7. 
    Prions are a type of microbe that can live in mammalian brains.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Protozoa are what type of organism?
    • A. 

      Consumers

    • B. 

      Consumers and producers

    • C. 

      Producers

  • 9. 
    An organism such as a fungus that lives off of dead things is called a
    • A. 

      Saprophyte

    • B. 

      Necrophyte

    • C. 

      Scavenger

  • 10. 
    The group of protozoans that are carried by hosts and often cause disease are called
    • A. 

      Algae

    • B. 

      Sarcodines

    • C. 

      Sporozoans

  • 11. 
    The blue streaks in Roquefort cheese are from the growth of Penicillium mold.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Haemophilus influenza is what type of organism?