Bacteria, Protists And Viruses Trivia Quiz!

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Bacteria, Protists And Viruses Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All members of which biological group require a host cell to reproduce?
    • A. 

      Fungi

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Protists

    • D. 

      Viruses

  • 2. 
    Which group(s) contain organisms that can be classified as autotrophs?   
    • A. 

      Bacteria only

    • B. 

      Protists only

    • C. 

      Bacteria and protists

    • D. 

      Viruses and Bacteria

  • 3. 
    Alec studied an unknown microscopic organism and recorded this information: - It contains DNA. - It has a cell wall, but no nucleus. What is Alec most likely studying?   
    • A. 

      Bacterium

    • B. 

      Fungus

    • C. 

      Protist

    • D. 

      Virus

  • 4. 
    Bacterial cells 
    • A. 

      Have a cell wall only.

    • B. 

      Have a cell membrane only.

    • C. 

      Have both a cell membrane and cell wall.

    • D. 

      Have a cell wall inside their cell membrane.

  • 5. 
    Structures found in a protist but not in a bacterium are 
    • A. 

      Cell nuclei.

    • B. 

      Multiple chromosomes.

    • C. 

      Membrane-bound organelles.

    • D. 

      All of the answers

  • 6. 
    Bacteria lack a true nucleus and membrane-bound organelles; therefore, they are classified as  
    • A. 

      Prokaryotes.

    • B. 

      Aerobes.

    • C. 

      Anaerobes.

    • D. 

      Eukaryotes.

  • 7. 
    Which structure would NOT be found in a bacterial cell?   
    • A. 

      Cell wall

    • B. 

      Chloroplast

    • C. 

      DNA

    • D. 

      Ribosome

  • 8. 
    Viruses are considered nonliving because 
    • A. 

      They cannot reproduce by themselves.

    • B. 

      They are not made up of cells.

    • C. 

      They cannot carry out metabolism by themselves.

    • D. 

      All of the answers

  • 9. 
    All viruses have 
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm.

    • B. 

      Ribosomes.

    • C. 

      Mitochondria.

    • D. 

      A protein coat.

    • E. 

      All of the answer choices

  • 10. 
    Refer to the illustration above. Which structure could possibly be made of RNA?   
    • A. 

      Structure 2

    • B. 

      Structure 3

    • C. 

      Structure 4

    • D. 

      Structure 5

  • 11. 
    Refer to the illustration above. Which structure is found outside the cell after the cell is infected?    
    • A. 

      Structure 1

    • B. 

      Structure 2

    • C. 

      Structure 3

    • D. 

      Structure 4

  • 12. 
    Viruses   
    • A. 

      Are cellular organisms.

    • B. 

      Reproduce only in living cells.

    • C. 

      Have nuclei and organelles.

    • D. 

      Are surrounded by a polysaccharide coat.

  • 13. 
    All protists   
    • A. 

      Are parasites.

    • B. 

      Have a true nucleus.

    • C. 

      Move toward light.

    • D. 

      Use flagella to move.

  • 14. 
    Algae are:
    • A. 

      Usually found deep in the oceans.

    • B. 

      Always unicellular.

    • C. 

      Autotrophic protists.

    • D. 

      All of the answers

  • 15. 
    This is an organism that must obtain energy from the food it consumes.
    • A. 

      Capsid

    • B. 

      Autotroph

    • C. 

      Heterotroph

    • D. 

      Prokaryote

    • E. 

      Eukaryote

  • 16. 
    This is the outer protein coat of a virus.
    • A. 

      Capsid

    • B. 

      Autotroph

    • C. 

      Heterotroph

    • D. 

      Prokaryote

    • E. 

      Eukaryote

  • 17. 
    Any organism whose cell(s) contain a nucleus is called a _____.
    • A. 

      Capsid

    • B. 

      Autotroph

    • C. 

      Heterotroph

    • D. 

      Prokaryote

    • E. 

      Eukaryote