Microbiology Exam 1 Review Quiz

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Microbiology Exam 1 Review Quiz

This practice test covers CH 3, 11, & 6 of Dr. Bottoms microbiology class


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the three "growth requirements" of bacteria discussed in class
  • 2. 
    If an organism lacks the catalase, peroxidase and superoxide dismutase enzymes it will be susceptible to
  • 3. 
    An example of a facultative aerobe
    • A. 

      E. Coli

    • B. 

      Lactobacillus

    • C. 

      Gonorrhea

    • D. 

      Peroxidase

  • 4. 
    A type of bacteria that grows right below the top of a test tube and requires approximately 2-10% oxygen 
    • A. 

      Facultative aerobes

    • B. 

      Anarobe

    • C. 

      Microaerophiles

    • D. 

      Hydroxyl radical (OH)

  • 5. 
    Streptococci is
    • A. 

      Cocci that remain attached

    • B. 

      Cocci that divides in 2 planes and remain attached

    • C. 

      Long chains of Cocci

    • D. 

      Side-by-side arrangements of Bacilli

  • 6. 
    Reproduction of Prokaryotic cells occurs by
    • A. 

      DNA replication

    • B. 

      Binary Fission

    • C. 

      Sporulation

    • D. 

      Sex Pilli

  • 7. 
    Sporulation is a result of
    • A. 

      Un-favorable environmental conditions

    • B. 

      Severe weather conditions

    • C. 

      Radiation

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 8. 
    When a spore is formed at the outter-most edge of a mother cell
    • A. 

      Terminally

    • B. 

      Central rod

    • C. 

      Fimbriae

    • D. 

      Taxis

  • 9. 
    Fimbriae are nonmotile extensions of Gram-negative bacteria
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Movement of bacteria in response to a stimulus
  • 11. 
    Organisms that live under extreme pressure (the deep Ocean trenches)
  • 12. 
    Ecological Associations that live close together and rely on eachother for nutritional and physical needs
    • A. 

      Antagonistic relationship

    • B. 

      Biofilm

    • C. 

      Symbiotic relationship

    • D. 

      Halophiles

  • 13. 
    Viruses are an example of Antagonistic relationship
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Neutrophiles prefer Alkaline environments
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Bacteria that can grow in both Phychrophile and Mesophile
    • A. 

      Thermophiles

    • B. 

      Maximum growth requirement

    • C. 

      Mesotroph

    • D. 

      Psychrotroph

  • 16. 
    Temperature at which organisms have the highest growth rate
    • A. 

      Minimum growth temp

    • B. 

      Average growth temp

    • C. 

      Optimum growth temp

    • D. 

      Big cells

  • 17. 
    Organisms that can survive at higher and lower temps for short periods of time
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