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Bacteria Quizzes & Trivia

Quick – take your best guess of how many bacteria are living in your gut right now. Did you say a thousand? A million? Or more? If you guessed a hundred trillion or so, you’re right on! If you never realized how much space you’re sharing with these creepy creatures, you should take our bacteria quiz and learn more.

Bacteria can cause thousands of diseases from gingivitis to gangrene; they live in environments anywhere from the bottom of the ocean to Antarctic ice sheets; and some of them even help keep you healthy instead of making you sick! Before you reach for the antibacterial hand sanitizer, find out more about the mysterious microscopic world right under your nose – and inside of it!
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Let's test your knowledge of bacteria cell structures!

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 8093   |  Last updated: Dec 12, 2019
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    Which bacteria cell part goes in the box labelled a? 

This quiz will test your knowledge of Bacteria structure and function. Let's start this quiz now!

Questions: 17  |  Attempts: 13119   |  Last updated: May 4, 2017
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    Bacteria can be which of the following shapes?

What do you know about bacterial transformation? Do you assume you can pass this quiz? Bacterial transformation is a horizontal gene transfer process by which some bacteria take up foreign genetic material (naked DNA) from the...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 2483   |  Last updated: Sep 3, 2020
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    DNA transformation involves the transfer of naked DNA into a recipient cell.

Gram-positive bacteria are bacteria that give a positive result in the Gram stain test, which is traditionally used to quickly classify bacteria into two broad categories according to their cell wall. Test out what you know...

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 2209   |  Last updated: Oct 16, 2018
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     Poly-D-glutamicacid protein capsule that prevents phagocytosis.

Staphylococcus is a bacterium, which is infectious and affects living organisms. For those out there interested in bacterial and related studies, this quiz is for you. For those who understand the topic, it is not as easy. All...

Questions: 16  |  Attempts: 2115   |  Last updated: Sep 12, 2017
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    What are the virulence factors for Staphylococcus aureus?
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    The proper treatment for Legionella Pneumophila is:

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