Culture Media For Bacteriology

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Culture Media For Bacteriology

Bacteriology is the branch of biology that studies the morphology, ecology, genetics and biochemistry of bacteria. To figure out how much information you know about the culture media for bacteriology, take this quiz. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Chococlate agar is made from blood agar
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following require chocolate agar to grow?
    • A. 

      E.coli

    • B. 

      Neisseria

    • C. 

      Proteus

    • D. 

      Salmonella

  • 3. 
    Select the lactose fermenting bacteria from the list:
    • A. 

      Pseudomonas

    • B. 

      E.coli

    • C. 

      Shigella

    • D. 

      Klebsiella

    • E. 

      Salmonella

    • F. 

      Proteus

  • 4. 
    MacConkey agar contains bile salts, peptones and lactose.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Bile aesculin agar is used to select for.....
    • A. 

      Shigella

    • B. 

      Staph

    • C. 

      Salmonella

    • D. 

      Enterococci

  • 6. 
    CLED agar is often used for culture of urine?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Bulls eye colonies are formed when what organism grows?
    • A. 

      Salmonella

    • B. 

      Yersinia enterocolitica

    • C. 

      Shigella

    • D. 

      Staph

  • 8. 
    Sabouraud Dextrose agar is used to cultivate bacteria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which agar is selective for Vibrio spp?
    • A. 

      Sabouraud Dextrose

    • B. 

      XLD

    • C. 

      TCBS

    • D. 

      MacConkey

  • 10. 
    Vibrio cholera ferments sucrose and turns the media yellow on which agar?
    • A. 

      MacConkey

    • B. 

      XLD

    • C. 

      Chocolate

    • D. 

      TCBS

  • 11. 
    Which of these organisms produce clear zones around them on DNase agar?
    • A. 

      Staph saprophyticus

    • B. 

      Moraxella and Staph Aureus

    • C. 

      Streptococci and staph saprophyticus

    • D. 

      Streptococci

  • 12. 
    DCA is a selective media for identifying enteric bacteria?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    GC media is used for the growth of Neisseria?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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