Microbiology Final Exam Quiz - 1

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Microbiology Quizzes & Trivia

Microbiology is the part of science that deals with microorganisms. Take this quiz and learn more about Microbial Sciences!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following arguments makes the most sense?
    • A. 

      Parasites want to kill off the host as soon as possible

    • B. 

      Parasites tend to feed off of their host little by little

    • C. 

      Host/parasite relationship is very much like predator and prey

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not one of Koch's Postulates?
    • A. 

      Grow the bacterium in pure culture to see what antibiotic is most effective

    • B. 

      Grow the bacterium in pure culture and use to infect new host

    • C. 

      Isolate bacterium in pure culture and it should resemble all other cases of disease

    • D. 

      Re-isolate the bacterium from the infected host

  • 3. 
    Why cant viral disease be studied using kochs postulates?
    • A. 

      Viruses have very specific hosts

    • B. 

      Viruses cannot be grown in pure culture

    • C. 

      Viruses are not killed by antibiotics

    • D. 

      Human experiementationo is unethical

    • E. 

      A and b

    • F. 

      C and d

  • 4. 
    Nonsocomial
    • A. 

      Spread while staying at hospital

    • B. 

      Disease that is easily spread

    • C. 

      Disease that is spread by direct contact

    • D. 

      Disease outbreak

  • 5. 
    Reservoir
    • A. 

      Inanimate object

    • B. 

      Some recovering from the disease but can still spread it

    • C. 

      Source of infection in the enviroment

    • D. 

      Disease outbreak

  • 6. 
    HAI
    • A. 

      Degree of pathogenicity

    • B. 

      World wide outbreak of disease

    • C. 

      Vector of infection

    • D. 

      Spread while staying at hospital

  • 7. 
    epidemic
    • A. 

      Worldwide outbreak of disease

    • B. 

      Disease of outbreak

    • C. 

      Diseasae that is easily spread

    • D. 

      Source of infection in the environment

  • 8. 
    Pandemic
    • A. 

      Worldwide outbreak of disease

    • B. 

      Disease outbreak

    • C. 

      Disease that is easily spread

    • D. 

      Vector of infection

  • 9. 
    Communicable
    • A. 

      Spread while staying at a hosptiba

    • B. 

      Disease that is spread by direct contact

    • C. 

      Disease that is easily spread

    • D. 

      Inanimate object

  • 10. 
    Carrier
    • A. 

      Vector of infection

    • B. 

      Spread while staying at a hospital

    • C. 

      Someone recovering from disease but can still spread it

    • D. 

      Source of infection in the environment

  • 11. 
    Contagious
    • A. 

      Inanimate object

    • B. 

      Source of infection in the environment

    • C. 

      Disease outbreak

    • D. 

      Disease that is easily spread

  • 12. 
    Fomite
    • A. 

      Inanimate object

    • B. 

      Degree of pathogenicity

    • C. 

      Vector of infection

    • D. 

      Spread while staying at a hospital

  • 13. 
    virluence
    • A. 

      Worldwide outbreak of disease

    • B. 

      Disease outbreak

    • C. 

      Degree of pathogenicity

    • D. 

      Inanimate object

  • 14. 
    Put the stage of infection in order from the begining to the end a. acme period b. incubation period c. prodromal phase d. period of convalescence e. period of decline
    • A. 

      Bdaec

    • B. 

      Dcabe

    • C. 

      Bcaed

    • D. 

      Acebd

  • 15. 
    how does the dose of a particular infectious agent affect the disease?
    • A. 

      The number of organisms has no effect on how sick you get

    • B. 

      The greater the number of infectious agents the worse the infection

    • C. 

      Smaller doses can cause subclincal infections

    • D. 

      Different doses can have different effects in some diseases

    • E. 

      A and b

    • F. 

      C and d

  • 16. 
    Toxic shock syndrome is a result of a type 1 exotoxin.  Which best describes type 1 exotoxins?
    • A. 

      They are 2 part toxins

    • B. 

      They are the outer LPS layer of gram negative bacteria

    • C. 

      The cause major over reaction of immune system

    • D. 

      They damage cell membranes

  • 17. 
    Gas gangrene is a result of type 2 exotoxins.  Which of the following describes this class of toxins?
    • A. 

      They are 2 part toxins

    • B. 

      They are the outer LPS layer of gram negative bacteria

    • C. 

      The cause major over reaction of immune system

    • D. 

      They damage cell membranes

  • 18. 
    Involves heat, redness, swelling, and pain
    • A. 

      Inflammation

    • B. 

      Cell mediated response

    • C. 

      Humoral response

    • D. 

      Complement cascade

  • 19. 
    Antibodies
    • A. 

      Infammation

    • B. 

      Cell mediated response

    • C. 

      Humoral response

    • D. 

      Complement cascade

  • 20. 
    Destroying cancer cells
    • A. 

      Inflammation

    • B. 

      Cell mediated response

    • C. 

      Humoral response

    • D. 

      Complement cascade

  • 21. 
    Calls in macrophages through opsinization
    • A. 

      Inflammation

    • B. 

      Cell mediated response

    • C. 

      Humoral response

    • D. 

      Complement cascade

  • 22. 
    Series in protein that result in cell death or opsonization
    • A. 

      Inflammation

    • B. 

      Cell mediated response

    • C. 

      Humoral response

    • D. 

      Complement cascade

  • 23. 
    Responds to cellular damage and injury
    • A. 

      Inflammation

    • B. 

      Cell mediated response

    • C. 

      Humoral response

    • D. 

      Complement cascade

  • 24. 
    Plamsa cells and memory cells
    • A. 

      Inflammation

    • B. 

      Cell mediated response

    • C. 

      Humoral response

    • D. 

      Complement cascade

  • 25. 
    Helper t cells and killer t cells
    • A. 

      Inflammation

    • B. 

      Cell mediated response

    • C. 

      Humoral response

    • D. 

      Complement cascade

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