Practice Microbiology Quiz

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Practice Microbiology Quiz

Microbiology is seen as the scientific study of microscopic organisms that are around our environment. Contrary to what most people think microbes are mostly beneficial in our lives. Through out there the year there is much we have learnt on this discipline. The practice test below is for 86+ different types of bacteria, their disease, their transmission and associated symptoms. Give it a shot and see how much you remember.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Acinetobacter

    • B. 

      E. aerogenes

    • C. 

      Klebsiella pneumoniae

    • D. 

      Pseudomonas

    • E. 

      Shigella

  • 2. 
    Which organism is responsible for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever?
    • A. 

      Clostridium perfringens

    • B. 

      Rickettsia rickettsii

    • C. 

      Borrelia burgdorferi

    • D. 

      Treponema pallidum

    • E. 

      Bartonella henslae

  • 3. 
    Which of the following bacteria can be transmitted by way of the intestinal tract?
    • A. 

      Salmonella

    • B. 

      E. coli

    • C. 

      Yersinia entercolitica

    • D. 

      Citrobacter

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following organisms is not spread through the air?
    • A. 

      Chlamydophila pneumoniae

    • B. 

      Microsporum

    • C. 

      Neisseria meningitidis

    • D. 

      Coxiella burnetii

    • E. 

      Yersinia pestis (pneumonic)

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Clostridium tetani; swollen lymph nodes, malaise, pneumonia

    • B. 

      Francisella tularensis; swollen, painful ulcers on genital organs, swollen lymph nodes on groin.

    • C. 

      Clostridium tetani; muscle spasms and loss of cardiac/respiratory function

    • D. 

      Francisella tularensis; swollen lymph nodes, malaise, pneumonia

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following organisms are diplococci?
    • A. 

      Neisseria gonorrhoeae

    • B. 

      Vibrio cholerae

    • C. 

      Salmonella enterica typhi

    • D. 

      Desulfovibrio

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which organism is not considered an obligate intracellular parasite?
    • A. 

      Rickettsia rickettsii

    • B. 

      Haemophilus ducreyi

    • C. 

      Chlamydia trachomatis

    • D. 

      Coxiella burnetii

    • E. 

      More than one of these

  • 8. 
    Which of the following organisms/diseases are transmitted by way of STDs?
    • A. 

      Treponema pallidum

    • B. 

      Trichomoniasis

    • C. 

      Chlamydia trachomatis

    • D. 

      Chancroid

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What organism is responsible for the bubonic plague, and how is it transmitted?
    • A. 

      Yersinia pestis; tsetse fly

    • B. 

      Yersinia enterocolitica; rat fleas

    • C. 

      Yersinia pestis; droplets

    • D. 

      Yersinia pestis; rat fleas

  • 10. 
    Diarrhea could be a symptom for all of the following organisms except:
    • A. 

      Salmonella

    • B. 

      Bacillariophyta

    • C. 

      Giardia lamblia

    • D. 

      Toxoplasma gondii

    • E. 

      Shigella

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Bacillariophyta have glass cell walls.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False