Microbiology Quizzes & Trivia

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If you’ve got your microbiology exam coming up fast, then it might be a good idea to ensure your knowledge is up to the task of acquiring full marks! In the following quiz, we’ll be taking a look under the microscope...

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    Which of the following is NOT true about bacterial endospores?

Microbiology gives the learner an insight into how cells and microorganisms work. Are you a microbiology student and have just finished a chapter on the same topics? The test below encompasses all you have covered and is designed...

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    Which of the following is NOT true of microorganisms?

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    What word describes a mutually beneficial relationship?

The scientific study of biology deals with everything that we know about life on earth. Whether it’s the wonderful species in the animal kingdom, the plants that make up our environment or even us ourselves, biology has you...

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The study of microbiology covers the area of science that deals with microscopic organisms, best defined as organisms so small that you typically cannot see them with the naked eye. Can you identify the different kinds of...

Questions: 83  |  Attempts: 3844   |  Last updated: Oct 6, 2020
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    Who proved that microorganisms cause disease?

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Microbiology Questions & Answers

What is the microorganisms?
A microorganism is an organism that is microscopic; this means such an organism cannot be seen with the naked eye. Microorganism includes bacteria, fungi, viruses, protists, and archaea. Many organisms serve as a source of antibiotics, for example p
What cannot be true regarding viruses?
All have a protein capsid and envelope. Not all viruses have a protein capsid and envelope. Viruses are basically microscopic parasites which don't have the capacity to thrive and reproduce outside of a host body. They may have DNA, RNA, Single, or
What are the factors that affect the gram staining procedure?
There are many factors that can affect gram staining procedures, some of them are: 1. The age of bacterial culture: bacterial culture with older cells (more than 24 hours) lose Gram positivity and will appear as Gram-negative. 2. Heat: the applicatio
What is a PYR test?
The correct answer to this question is PYR Positive. PYR stands for pyrrolidonly Aminopeptidase. This test is used to detect the activity of pyrolidonly arylamidase activity. This activity appears in Streptococcus pyogenes (also known as Group A stre
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