Microbiology Quiz

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Microbiology Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The lesion in the primary syphilis is a:
    • A. 

      Gummae

    • B. 

      Vesicle

    • C. 

      Chancre

    • D. 

      Boil

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is true about pneumonia?
    • A. 

      Has one cause

    • B. 

      Has multiple causes

    • C. 

      Is an inflammation of the lungs

    • D. 

      A and c

    • E. 

      B and c

  • 3. 
    Flukes can infect
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Intestine

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Yeast infections are caused by
    • A. 

      Candida albicans

    • B. 

      Clostridium difficule

    • C. 

      Mycobacterium lepra

    • D. 

      Treponema

  • 5. 
    Polyenes can be used to treat what kind of infections
    • A. 

      Protozoal

    • B. 

      Fungal

    • C. 

      Bacterial

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      B and c

  • 6. 
    Microorganisms include:
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Protozoa

    • C. 

      Algae

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Reactions that build large molecules from smaller ones are
    • A. 

      Catabolic

    • B. 

      Anabolic

    • C. 

      Exergonic

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      A and c

  • 8. 
    In DNA recombination, bacteria acquire new traits. Which of the following could those be?
    • A. 

      Antibiotic resistance

    • B. 

      Increased virulence

    • C. 

      New metabolic capabilities

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    A cells energy is stored in the form of 
    • A. 

      ATP

    • B. 

      STP

    • C. 

      DNA

    • D. 

      RNA

    • E. 

      Phosphate groups

  • 10. 
    In what ways are microbes easy to study in the lab
    • A. 

      The reproduce rapidly

    • B. 

      Can be quickly grown in the lab

    • C. 

      Can't be seen directly

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      B and c

  • 11. 
    An example of an older disease that is reemerging is 
    • A. 

      AIDS

    • B. 

      Hepatitis c

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

    • D. 

      A and c

    • E. 

      B ans c

  • 12. 
    A microbes ability to cause disease is its
    • A. 

      Virulence

    • B. 

      Pathogenesis

    • C. 

      Vigor

    • D. 

      Pathogenicity

    • E. 

      Vigilance

  • 13. 
    The most common worm in the united states is
    • A. 

      Tapeworms

    • B. 

      Round worms

    • C. 

      Pin worms

    • D. 

      Ringworm

    • E. 

      Guinea worm

  • 14. 
    The main difference between the cold and the flu is the
    • A. 

      Cough

    • B. 

      Runny nose

    • C. 

      Fever

    • D. 

      A and c

    • E. 

      B and c

  • 15. 
    Enzymes and toxins are 
    • A. 

      Pathogenicity factors

    • B. 

      Virulence factors

    • C. 

      Disease factors

    • D. 

      Prodromal factors

    • E. 

      Syncytial factors

  • 16. 
    Prion diseases are
    • A. 

      Caused by infectious RNA

    • B. 

      Cause holes to form in the brain

    • C. 

      Develop quickly

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      A and c

  • 17. 
    In the secondary stage of syphilis
    • A. 

      Gummae appear

    • B. 

      Symptoms become flu like

    • C. 

      Rash appears

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      B and c

  • 18. 
    The most plentiful molecule in the cell are 
    • A. 

      Lipids

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Proteins

    • D. 

      Nucleic acids

    • E. 

      ATP

  • 19. 
    The largest category of organisms is
    • A. 

      Kingdom

    • B. 

      Domain

    • C. 

      Class

    • D. 

      Genus

    • E. 

      Species

  • 20. 
    A relationship where both organisms can benefit is 
    • A. 

      Commensalism

    • B. 

      Mutualism

    • C. 

      Parasitism

    • D. 

      Deism

    • E. 

      Pleism

  • 21. 
    Which of the following are portals of entry
    • A. 

      Mouth

    • B. 

      Nose

    • C. 

      Skin

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the able

  • 22. 
    Viruses can be classified by which of the following 
    • A. 

      Cell wall type

    • B. 

      Structure

    • C. 

      Chemical composition

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      B and c

  • 23. 
    Kuru is a disease caused by
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Fungi

    • C. 

      Prions

    • D. 

      Helminthes

    • E. 

      Protozoas

  • 24. 
    Ideal antimicrobial drugs
    • A. 

      Are reasonably priced

    • B. 

      Do not lead to antibiotic resistance

    • C. 

      Are quickly broken down by the body

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      B and c

  • 25. 
    In the primary stage of syphilis 
    • A. 

      Cankles appear

    • B. 

      Turbercles appear

    • C. 

      Wasting away occurs

    • D. 

      A and c

    • E. 

      B and c