Microbiology Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know how DNA is different from RNA? How does bacteria propagate? Who invented the microscope? Check out the online microbiology quizzes to prepare for an upcoming test and enhance your knowledge in the most fun way.
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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...

Questions: 45  |  Attempts: 13320   |  Last updated: Aug 20, 2020
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    Which of the following is NOT true about bacterial endospores?

Cells are the basic building blocks of the human body. Microbiology gives the learner an insight into how cells work. Are you a microbiology student and have just finished chapter. The test below encompasses all you have covered...

Questions: 18  |  Attempts: 11672   |  Last updated: Nov 4, 2020
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    Which of the following is NOT true of microorganisms?

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: 3128   |  Last updated: Oct 6, 2020
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    Who proved that microorganisms cause disease?

The time has come, ladies and gentlemen, your efforts have led you to this moment and it’s time to see if they’ve gone to waste or not! We are, of course, talking about your microbiology final exam, in which we are...

Questions: 37  |  Attempts: 3087   |  Last updated: Sep 2, 2020
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    Bacterial growth phase where cellular division seems to have stopped or ceases for a period of time:

The study of microbiology deals with the many different organisms that we are typically unable to see with the naked eye due to how small they are – i.e. they can only truly be identified and analyzed with a microscope. In...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 5039   |  Last updated: Sep 2, 2020
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    Which of the following media is used for culturing Salmonella?

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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
Which cannot 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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