Prokaryotes Exam

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 2026

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Prokaryote Quizzes & Trivia

Test your knowledge on prokaryotic organisms!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following have peptidoglycan in their cell walls? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Eubacteria

    • B. 

      Archaebacteria

    • C. 

      Eukaryotes

  • 2. 
    Which of the following have histones? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Eubacteria

    • B. 

      Archaebacteria

    • C. 

      Eukaryotes

  • 3. 
    Which of the following have nuclear envelopes? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Eubacteria

    • B. 

      Archaebacteria

    • C. 

      Eukaryotes

  • 4. 
    Which of the following have membrane-bound organelles? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Eubacteria

    • B. 

      Archaebacteria

    • C. 

      Eukaryotes

  • 5. 
    All prokaryotes have pili.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    After replicating their DNA, bacterial cells divide in an asexual process known as _____________.
    • A. 

      Jumping Over

    • B. 

      Conjugation

    • C. 

      Binary Fission

    • D. 

      Mitosis

    • E. 

      Meiosis

  • 7. 
    Binary fission is a lengthy process.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following lack a nucleus? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Eubacteria

    • B. 

      Archaea

    • C. 

      Eukarya

  • 9. 
    Shapes which prokaryotes can be found in include: (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Bacilli

    • B. 

      Bacteriophage

    • C. 

      Spirilla

    • D. 

      Cocci

    • E. 

      Filament

  • 10. 
    Bacteria can form capsules in harsh conditions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Streptococcus forms chains.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Bacteria can be found in the: (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Air

    • B. 

      Soil

    • C. 

      Water

  • 13. 
    Some bacteria secrete toxins.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Decomposing bacteria helps produce hummus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Botulism is caused by a virus-causing bacteria known as Clostridium botulinum.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which type of bacteria is more resistant to antibiotics?
    • A. 

      Gram Positive

    • B. 

      Gram Negative

    • C. 

      Viruses

  • 17. 
    Which can be used to identify bacteria? (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Cell shape

    • B. 

      Gram stain

    • C. 

      Background color