Microbes Quiz

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Microbes Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the 3 types of Microbes?
    • A. 

      Fungi, bacteria, viruses

    • B. 

      Fungi, flowers, animals

    • C. 

      Bacteria, germs, mushrooms

    • D. 

      Beetles, flies, mosquitos

  • 2. 
    Microbes are called, microbes because?
    • A. 

      You can hear them through a micro-phone

    • B. 

      They have micro-chips inside them

    • C. 

      They can only be seen using a micro-scope

    • D. 

      They are killed by micro-waves

  • 3. 
    What diseases caused by Microbes called?
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Diseases

    • C. 

      Germs

    • D. 

      Multi-cellular

  • 4. 
     We breathe microbes into our lungs if some-one?
  • 5. 
    Every microbe has a nucleus
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Microbes can be spread with air, animals, food, touch and in water
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Microbes that cause disease are called?
  • 8. 
    Microbes that have cells but no nucleus are... 
    • A. 

      Viruses

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Algae

  • 9. 
     What is the smallest microbe?
  • 10. 
    Bacteria are __________ microorganisms 
    • A. 

      Multi-cellular

    • B. 

      Microorganisms

    • C. 

      Uni-cellular

    • D. 

      Pathogenic

  • 11. 
    What shape are bacteria?
    • A. 

      Sphere

    • B. 

      Rod

    • C. 

      All of the listed

    • D. 

      Spiral

  • 12. 
    A spherical bacterium is called a:
    • A. 

      Bacillus

    • B. 

      Coccus

    • C. 

      Spirochaete

    • D. 

      Spirallotis

  • 13. 
    All bacteria are bad
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is a disease caused by bacteria?
    • A. 

      Food poisioning

    • B. 

      Athlete's foot

    • C. 

      Common cold

    • D. 

      Fever

  • 15. 
    Viruses are the smallest type of microbe. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Viruses can infect other micro-organisms like bacteria
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
     What nucleic acid is found in viruses? 
    • A. 

      DNA & RNA

    • B. 

      DNA

    • C. 

      RNA

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 18. 
    Viruses are sub-microscopic
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Viruses have a strand of genes instead of a nucleus
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Seaweed

    • B. 

      Mould

    • C. 

      Mushroom

    • D. 

      Flowers

  • 21. 
    Fungi feed on ________ organisms
    • A. 

      Living

    • B. 

      Strange

    • C. 

      Dead

    • D. 

      Delicious

  • 22. 
    Which of these diseases are caused by Fungi?
    • A. 

      Common Cold

    • B. 

      Pneumonia

    • C. 

      Swine Flu

    • D. 

      Tinea

  • 23. 
    A type of disease caused by Fungi is Athletes Foot
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Fungi are the smallest type of Microbe?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    You can eat some types of Fungi
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    What cells are responsible for immune response?