Module 2: Kingdom Monera

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Module 2: Kingdom Monera

Kingdom Monera consists of unicellular organisms with prokaryotic cell organization. Bacterium is one of the organisms in this kingdom. The quiz below tests and advances your knowledge on the subject. All the best and enjoy the challenge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An organism that causes disease is called a ___________________                                         _
  • 2. 
    In aerobic respiration, ____________ is required for respiration to occur.
  • 3. 
    Steady state of population growth occurs when members __________ as quickly as they are born.
  • 4. 
    During transformation, a "naked" segment of __________ is transferred from a nonfunctional donor to a functional recipient cell
  • 5. 
    If a bacterium is parasitic, is it heterotrophic or autotrophic?                                                  
  • 6. 
    Members of the Kingdom Monera are all composed of ___________________ cells.
  • 7. 
    The semi-fluid substance found inside the plasma membrane is called the  ________________.
  • 8. 
    A saprophyte is an organism that feeds on ______________ matter.
  • 9. 
    The filament, hook, and basal body comprise the part of the cell known as the  ____________.
  • 10. 
    Organisms which grow in the mud at the bottom of a pond do so because they carry on __________________ respiration.
  • 11. 
    During conjugation, two organisms form a/an ______________   union  for the purpose of DNA transfer. (2 words)
  • 12. 
    A ______________ is a small circular section of extra DNA that confers one or more traits to a bacterium.
  • 13. 
    Another newer name for blue-green algae is ____________________.
  • 14. 
    Louis Pasteur developed the process called ___________________, which keeps milk and wine from souring.
  • 15. 
    In order to survive extreme conditions, some bacteria will form a/an ____________________, which protects the DNA with several hard layers.
  • 16. 
    A bacterium suddenly cannot manufacture proteins.  What component(s) of the cell is (are) not working?                                                                 
  • 17. 
    What shape is a bacterium from the genus Streptobacillus?
  • 18. 
    An organism is said to be Gram-negative if it stains red.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Two rod-shaped bacteria joined at the ends is termed streptobacillus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Sexual reproduction is, by far, the most common form of bacterial                                   replication.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    An organism that feeds on a living host is termed a parasite.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The capsule is the sticky, protective layer of a bacterium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Organisms that feed on living matter are called saprophytes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    A Gram-positive spirillum would belong to the class Thallobacteria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Bacteria colonies that contain spherical, grape-like clusters of cells are called staphylococcus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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