Science Olympiad Microbe Mission 2010-2011

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  • 1. 
    How long is this event?
    • A. 

      50 minutes

    • B. 

      1 hour

    • C. 

      1 hour and 35 minutes

  • 2. 
    What is another term for microbes?
    • A. 

      Small living things.

    • B. 

      Microscophic Animals

    • C. 


  • 3. 
    Are bacteria eukaryotic or prokaryotic?
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 

      I'm not sure

  • 4. 
    What are three benefits of microbes?
    • A. 

      They cause no diseases, they purify water, and they kill pests.

    • B. 

      They help with making cotton, fertilizes the ground, and produce food.

    • C. 

      They kill pests, they are in the production of foods, and help with wastewater clean-up.

  • 5. 
    What are three ways that microbes help in food production and industrial uses?
    • A. 

      Bacteria help in dairy production, Algae helps with petroleum production, and Yeast is in the production of bread.

    • B. 

      They all help in the production of honey, Yeast is in bread production, and Fungi and bacteria help with the production of antibiotics.

    • C. 

      Yeast and bacteria are in the production of medicines, yeast is in bread production, and they are all in the production of cough syrup.

  • 6. 
    All of the microbes may contaminate water.
    • A. 


    • B. 


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