Quiz: What Do You Know About Microbiology?

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Quiz: What Do You Know About Microbiology?

There is a lot that you can learn about the earth by simply learning about the microorganisms that can be found here. We get to understand more about them through the study of microbiology. Do you wish to test out what you know from all your microbiology classes? Take up the quiz below and get to find out for sure.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
      All the following statements are true about V. cholera 0139 except:
    • A. 

      Clinical manifestations are similar to Eltor strain

    • B. 

      First discovered in Chennai

    • C. 

      Epidemiologically indistinguishable from O1 Eltor strain

    • D. 

      Produces O1 Lipopolysaccharide

  • 2. 
      An elderly male patient presented with fever, chest pain and dry cough. Sputum culture showed growth on Charcol Yeast Extract Medium. The organism is
    • A. 

      H. influenza

    • B. 

      Moraxella cartarrhalis

    • C. 

      Legionella

    • D. 

      Burkholderia cepacia

  • 3. 
      A person working in an abattoir presented with a papule on hand, which turned into an ulcer. Which will best help in diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Trichrome Methylene Blue

    • B. 

      Carbol Fuschin

    • C. 

      Acid Fast Stain

    • D. 

      Calcoflour White

  • 4. 
      Brucella is transmitted by all expect:
    • A. 

      Through the placenta of animals

    • B. 

      Aerosol transmission

    • C. 

      Person to person

    • D. 

      Eating uncooked food

  • 5. 
      Botulisum affects all except:
    • A. 

      Neuromuscular junction

    • B. 

      Preganglionic junction

    • C. 

      Post ganglionic nerves

    • D. 

      CNS

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Bacteriodes fragilis is a frequent anaerobe isolated from clinical samples

    • B. 

      Bacteriodes fragilis is not uniformly sensitive to metronidazole

    • C. 

      The LPS formed by Bacteriodes fragilis is structurally and functionally different from the conventional endotoxins

    • D. 

      Shock and DIC are common in bacteroides bacteremia

  • 7. 
      Which of the following statement is not true regarding Chlamydia Trachomatis:
    • A. 

      Elementary body is metabolically active

    • B. 

      It is biphasic

    • C. 

      Reticulate body divides by binary fission

    • D. 

      Inside the cell it evades phagolysosome

  • 8. 
      Rabies is identified by
    • A. 

      Guarneri bodies

    • B. 

      Negri bodies

    • C. 

      Cowdry A bodies

    • D. 

      Cowdry B bodies

  • 9. 
      All statements are true for Chylamydia psittacosis except:
    • A. 

      Acquired from bird’s droppings

    • B. 

      Causes urethritis

    • C. 

      Causes pneumonia

    • D. 

      Treatment is tetracycline

  • 10. 
      Only hepatitis virus which can be cultured is
    • A. 

      HAV

    • B. 

      HBV

    • C. 

      HCV

    • D. 

      HDV