Microbiology, Bacterial Metabolism

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Microbiology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What is metabolism?
  • 2. 
    How to Microbes grow?
  • 3. 
    Polymerization of macromolecules. (LIST)
  • 4. 
    All bichemical reactions in a cell = catabolism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What provides energy and building blocks for anabolism?
    • A. 

      Catabolism

    • B. 

      Metabolism

    • C. 

      Breaking down of enzymes

  • 6. 
    What uses energy and building blocks to build large molecules
  • 7. 
    How many chemical reactions are in E.coli?
    • A. 

      1,000

    • B. 

      7,000

    • C. 

      10,000

    • D. 

      2,000

  • 8. 
    Catabolism provide what for anabolism?
    • A. 

      Building blocks and enzymes

    • B. 

      Enzymes and protien synthesis

    • C. 

      Building blocks and energy

  • 9. 
    Dephosporation put things on a cell
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is a sequence of enzymatically catalyzed chemical reactions in a cell.
  • 11. 
    RNA can act as enzymes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The turnover number for enzymes is generally 1-1,000 molecules per second
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Oxidoreductase Oxidation
    • A. 

      Transfer fuctional groups

    • B. 

      Reduction reactions

    • C. 

      Synthesis nucleic acids

  • 14. 
    Transferase
    • A. 

      Rearrangement of atoms

    • B. 

      Hydrolysis

    • C. 

      Transfer functional groups

  • 15. 
    Hyrdolase
    • A. 

      Joining of molecules, uses ATP

    • B. 

      Removal of atoms without hydrolysis

    • C. 

      Hydrolysis

  • 16. 
    Lyase
    • A. 

      Rearrangement of atoms

    • B. 

      Removal of atoms without hydrolysis

    • C. 

      Synthesizes nucleic acids

  • 17. 
    Isomerase
    • A. 

      Hydrolysis

    • B. 

      Reduction reactions

    • C. 

      Rearrangment of atoms

  • 18. 
    Polymerase
    • A. 

      Transfer functional groups

    • B. 

      Sythesized nucleic acids

    • C. 

      Hydrolysis

  • 19. 
    Ligase
    • A. 

      Rearrangement of atoms

    • B. 

      Removal of atoms without hydrolysis

    • C. 

      Joining molecules, uses ATP

  • 20. 
    Enzymes can be denatured by
  • 21. 
    Each bacterial species has an optimal temperature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Each fungal bacteria species has an optimal pH.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    What enzymes are NOT protiens
  • 24. 
    Ribozymes
  • 25. 
    Oxidation = gain of electrons
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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