Microbiology Chapter 3 Classification

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Microbiology Chapter 3 Classification

Microbiology quiz on classification.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a gram negative rod?
    • A. 

      Bacillus

    • B. 

      Enterobacteria

    • C. 

      Mycobacterium

    • D. 

      Treponema

    • E. 

      Vibrio

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a oligate intracellular parasites?
    • A. 

      Chlamydia

    • B. 

      Clostridium

    • C. 

      Stretococcus

    • D. 

      Nocardia

    • E. 

      Campylobacter

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a gram negative curved rod?
    • A. 

      Borellia

    • B. 

      Enterobacteria

    • C. 

      Staphylococcus

    • D. 

      Neisseria

    • E. 

      Vibrio

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a gram positive rod?
    • A. 

      Chlamydia

    • B. 

      Campylobacter

    • C. 

      Clostridium

    • D. 

      Ricckettsia

    • E. 

      Treponema

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a acid fast rod?
    • A. 

      Bacillus

    • B. 

      Enterobacteria

    • C. 

      Helicobacter

    • D. 

      Nocardia

    • E. 

      Neisseria

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a spirochete?
    • A. 

      Borellia

    • B. 

      Enterobacteria

    • C. 

      Bacillus

    • D. 

      Helicobacter

    • E. 

      Mycobacterium

  • 7. 
    What are bacterial sub-species called?
    • A. 

      Species

    • B. 

      Strains

    • C. 

      Genus

    • D. 

      Domain

    • E. 

      Kingdom

  • 8. 
    What is not true about the classification of prokaryotes?
    • A. 

      Gracilicutes have thin cell walls or gram-negative cell wall

    • B. 

      Firmicutes have thick skin or gram-positive cell wall

    • C. 

      Tenericutes have a pliable and soft nature or lack of rigid cell wall

    • D. 

      Mendosicutes that lack conventional peptidoglycan

    • E. 

      Archaea are wall-less

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a Diplococci?
    • A. 

      Renibacterium salmoninarum

    • B. 

      Bordetella pertussis

    • C. 

      Neisseria gonorrhoea

    • D. 

      Micrococcus luteus

    • E. 

      Methanococcus

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a Diplobacillus?
    • A. 

      Bacillus anthracis

    • B. 

      Bacillus meggaterium

    • C. 

      Corynebacterium diphtheriae

    • D. 

      Moraxella lacunata

    • E. 

      Vibrio cholera

  • 11. 
    What is an agent of rate bite fever?
    • A. 

      Sarcina lutea

    • B. 

      Spirillum minus

    • C. 

      Treponema pallidum

    • D. 

      Geffkya tetragena

    • E. 

      Corynebacterium diptheriae

  • 12. 
    What is a agent of syphilis?
    • A. 

      Sarcina ventriculis

    • B. 

      Spirillum minus

    • C. 

      Treponema pallidum

    • D. 

      Bacillus megaterium

    • E. 

      Corynebacterium diphtheriae

  • 13. 
    Catalase positive, catalase negative, alpha-hemolytic and beta-hemolytic are examples of what?
    • A. 

      Biochemical tests

    • B. 

      Phage typing

    • C. 

      DNA fingerprinting

    • D. 

      Serology

    • E. 

      PCR

  • 14. 
    What causes gonorrhea?
    • A. 

      Neisseria

    • B. 

      Bacillus

    • C. 

      Streptococcus

    • D. 

      Nocardia

    • E. 

      Borellia

  • 15. 
    The identification of antibodies against specific microorganisms is what?
    • A. 

      Ribosomal RNA sequencing

    • B. 

      Serology

    • C. 

      Phage typing

    • D. 

      Nucleic acid hybridization

    • E. 

      PCR

  • 16. 
    The identification of a bacterium by seeing if a bacteriophage will lyse the strain of bacteria is what?
    • A. 

      Biochemical tests

    • B. 

      Phage typing

    • C. 

      Seorlogy

    • D. 

      PCR

    • E. 

      Nucleic acid hybridization

  • 17. 
    What gram positive bacteria would you expect to be identified in a DNA base composition test with a low percent G +C?
    • A. 

      Clostridia

    • B. 

      Corynebacterium

    • C. 

      Propionibacterium

    • D. 

      Gradnerella

    • E. 

      Nocardia

  • 18. 
    What is false about the advantages of Ribosomal RNA sequencing?
    • A. 

      All cells contain rRNA

    • B. 

      Closely related species have fewer differences than distantly related species

    • C. 

      RRNA genes are not highly conserved

    • D. 

      RRNA sequencing doesn't require culturing the organism

    • E. 

      All are true

  • 19. 
    What amplifies DNA sequences using DNA primers and Taq polymerase?
    • A. 

      Biochemical tests

    • B. 

      Serology

    • C. 

      Phage typing

    • D. 

      Nucleic acid hybridization

    • E. 

      PCR

  • 20. 
    What involves the degree at which DNA will form a double stranded helix relating to their relatedness?
    • A. 

      Biochemical test

    • B. 

      Phage tests

    • C. 

      Serology

    • D. 

      Nucleic acid hybridization

    • E. 

      PCR

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