Medical Microbiology Study Guide Quiz

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Medical Microbiology Study Guide Quiz

Medical Microbiology is a branch of medical science that is applied to medicines. It is concerned with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of infectious diseases. What else do you know about this field of work? Let's test your knowledge with this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is the incubation period not dependent on?
    • A. 

      Infectious agent

    • B. 

      Dose 

    • C. 

      Health of the host

    • D. 

      Site of infection

    • E. 

      Weight of the host

  • 2. 
    During an inflammation response, which of the following is responsible for blood flow and and increase of vessel permeability?
    • A. 

      Microorganism responsible for tissue damage controls it

    • B. 

      Prostaglandins

    • C. 

      Macrophages

    • D. 

      Cytokines

    • E. 

      White blood cells

  • 3. 
    They are responsible for the release of neutrophils during an immune response
  • 4. 
    Where do cytokines bind/attach to attract neutrophils during an inflammation response?
    • A. 

      Outside the cell

    • B. 

      Endothelium

    • C. 

      Any part of the infected cell

    • D. 

      Both the endothelium and outer part of damaged cells

  • 5. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 6. 
    During an inflammatory response, these cells release histamine 
    • A. 

      Eosinophils

    • B. 

      Neutrophils

    • C. 

      Mast cells

    • D. 

      Cytokines

  • 7. 
    Exploit differences in the metabolism and structure of pathogens and host cells
  • 8. 
    Paul Ehrlich studied 
    • A. 

      Syphilis antimicrobial cells

    • B. 

      Physiology of diarrhea

    • C. 

      Intestinal infections

    • D. 

      Serological tests

  • 9. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 10. 
    This drug is also known as compound 606 and was used to treat syphilis
  • 11. 
    Which of these are inhibitors of cell wall synthesis
    • A. 

      Cycloserines

    • B. 

      Bacitracin

    • C. 

      Vancomycin

    • D. 

      Aminoglycosides

    • E. 

      Quinolones

  • 12. 
    Antibacterials act at different levels of cell wall synthesis by preventing what compound from being added to the precursor structure
  • 13. 
    Vancomycin:
    • A. 

      Is an inhibitor of cell wall synthesis

    • B. 

      Activates cell lysis system

    • C. 

      Binds to PBP

    • D. 

      Inhibits enzymes needed for transpepidation

    • E. 

      Prevent polysaccharides from being added to the structure

  • 14. 
    Resistance to cell wall inhibitors work by altering target sites
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    GNB (gram negative bacteria) has a natural resistance to vancomycin
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    How does resistance to cell wall inhibitors work?
    • A. 

      Alter access to target sites

    • B. 

      GNB acts as a natural resistance to vancomycin

    • C. 

      Hydrolization of beta-lactam rings

    • D. 

      MRSA makes additional Penicillin binding proteins that have less affinity to penicillin

    • E. 

      Binds 30s subunit

  • 17. 
    Aminoglycosides are inhibitors of __________ synthesis
  • 18. 
    Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      Inhibition of nucleic acid synthesis is used for non lethal diseases

    • B. 

      Aminoglycosides are inhibitors of nucleic acid synthesis

    • C. 

      Inhibitors of protein synthesis interfere with fmet-tRNA

    • D. 

      Vancomycin is a protein synthesis inhibitor

  • 19. 
    Which of these are protein synthesis inhibitors?
    • A. 

      Cycloserines

    • B. 

      Vancomycin

    • C. 

      Aminoglycosides

    • D. 

      Macrolides

    • E. 

      Tetracyclines

    • F. 

      Chloramphenicol

  • 20. 
    Which protein synthesis inhibitor interferes with fmet-tRNA
  • 21. 
    How does protein synthesis resistance work?
    • A. 

      Modification of drugs-aminoglycosides

    • B. 

      Alter target

    • C. 

      Plasmid/transposon mediated

    • D. 

      Hydrolyze beta-lactams rings

    • E. 

      Efflux pumps-tetracyclines

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