Basic Microbiology Quiz On Organisms

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Microbiology Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed to ask questions related to the course of UTHSC's Medical Technology Microbiology III.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Birdseed Agar is the best media that allows for differentiating and enrichment of what organism?
    • A. 

      Candida krusei

    • B. 

      Cryptococcus Neoformans

    • C. 

      Rhodotorula

    • D. 

      Candida dubliniensis

  • 2. 
    The Dermatophyte Test uses several different additives to make it selective and differential for Dermatophytes. Which of the following does not belong?
    • A. 

      Chloramphenicol

    • B. 

      Gentamicin

    • C. 

      Cyclohexamide

    • D. 

      Vancomycin

    • E. 

      A and D

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is/are responsible for inhibiting bacterial growth in the Dermatophyte Test?
    • A. 

      Chloramphenicol

    • B. 

      Cycloheximide

    • C. 

      Gentamicin

    • D. 

      Vancomycin

    • E. 

      More than one of the above.

  • 4. 
    Candida albincans has a definitive test where it is incubated at 37 Degrees Celsius for 3 hours, which is the test?
    • A. 

      Dermatophyte Test

    • B. 

      Urea Test

    • C. 

      Thermostable Heat Catalase

    • D. 

      Germ Tube

  • 5. 
    Systemic Fungus are innoculated and set up at two different temperature which are _______ Degrees Celsius and 37 Degrees Celsius.
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      4

  • 6. 
    Cunninghamella has specific features that allow it to be differentiated while under the microscope, but what feature macroscopically will lead you in the right direction but not "call the species"?
    • A. 

      Its ability to grow quickly.

    • B. 

      The fact it turns orange on agar.

    • C. 

      It produces a fresh cut grass smell.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 7. 
    A subcutaneous mycosis can be obtained thru a superficial swab of the wound. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      I have no clue, so I am putting this because I am crazy and do not want to take a 50/50 shot at it!

  • 8. 
    Rhodotorula produces a positive reaction in which of the following?
    • A. 

      Xylose

    • B. 

      RAT

    • C. 

      Urea

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Candida glabrata is determined by a positive ________?
    • A. 

      Xylose

    • B. 

      Urea

    • C. 

      RAT

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Xylose

    • B. 

      Urea

    • C. 

      RAT

    • D. 

      None of the above