Microbiology Trivia Quiz: Fill In The Blank!

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Microbiology Quizzes & Trivia

For you to pass an exam, you must be a good listener in class. To help see just how attentive you have been, I have prepared a series of tests that will help you revise on a chapter to chapter basis. How attentive were you when it comes to chapter five of the microbiology class? Take this quiz, fill the blanks, and let the results tell you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The sum of chemical reactions in an organism
  • 2. 
    The energy-releasing processes
  • 3. 
    The energy-using processes
  • 4. 
    The _________ _________ states that chemical reactions can occur when atoms, ions, and molecules collide.
  • 5. 
    ___________ ____________ is needed to disrupt molecular collisions
  • 6. 
    ___________ _______ is the frequency of collisions with enough energy to bring about a reaction.
  • 7. 
    Reaction rate can be increased by enzymes or by increasing temperature or 
  • 8. 
    _______ are biological catalysts.
  • 9. 
    Protein portion of an enzyme
  • 10. 
    Nonprotein component of an enzyme
  • 11. 
    Organic cofactor of an enzyme
  • 12. 
    Together, the apoenzyme and cofactor form the 
  • 13. 
    Enzymes can be denatured by temperature and 
  • 14. 
    __________ is the removal of electrons
  • 15. 
    __________ is the gain of electrons
  • 16. 
    __________ is an oxidation reaction paired with reduction reaction
  • 17. 
    Energy released from the transfer of electrons (oxidation) of one compound to another (reduction) is used to generate ATP by 
  • 18. 
    The breakdown of carbohydrates to release energy has three stages
  • 19. 
    The oxidation of glucose to pyruvic acid produces 
  • 20. 
    During the prepatory stage _________ ATP are used
  • 21. 
    Glycolysis produces 
  • 22. 
    During the energy-conserving stage, _____ ATP are produced
  • 23. 
    During the intermediate step, ________ __________ (from glycolysis) is oxidized and decarboyxlated
  • 24. 
    __________ is the mechanism of ATP synthesis using the electron transport chain.
  • 25. 
    The final electron acceptor in the electron transport chain is molecular oxygen (O2)
  • 26. 
    The final electron acceptor in the electron transport chain is not O2.
  • 27. 
    The eukaryote in the Krebs cycle is a
  • 28. 
    __________ ATPs are produced in prokaryotes and eukaryotes
  • 29. 
    Releases energy from oxidation of organic molecules, does not require oxygen, does not use the krebs cycle or etc, uses and organic molecule as the final electron acceptor.
  • 30. 
    Metabolic pathways that have both catabolic and anabolic functions