Microbiology Quizzes & Trivia
Microbiology is the biological study of those many organisms - i.e. bacteria, fungi, viruses, protozoa, - which are so small that they typically cannot be seen by the naked eye. When you apply that knowledge into clinical...
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Sample QuestionA phagover is _____________________
In the scientific study of microbiology, a culture is the means by which microbiologists allow microbial organisms to multiply by letting them reproduce under laboratory conditions, typically in a petri dish through a...
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Sample QuestionTHIS PLATE IS USED FOR THE ISOLATION OF PATHOGENIC NEISERIA.
Do you want a career in the medical field as a microbiologist and since you started your classes think that you have gathered a lot of information in this discipline? Let’s us take your memory for a test drive by seeing...
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Sample QuestionThe innate response resists a particular foreign agent; moreover, innate immune responses improve on repeated exposure to the agent.
Do you consider yourself a genius when it comes to all things microbiology? The quiz below is designed to test out your theory of being a know it all and whether you do know it all. Take it up and know that only a genius can pass...
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Sample QuestionViruses have typical cellular structure like other living organisms.
Grab your lab coats, ladies and gentlemen, because we’re heading off to the lab! In the following scientific quiz, we’re going to be focusing our microscopic lenses in on the topic of microbiology, the study by which...
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Sample QuestionWhich of these processes releases the most energy when one molecule of glucose is respired?
Are you a microbiology student and are looking for some way to test out what you have understood in your classes so far? The quiz below is exactly what the doctor prescribed and will ensure that you have a smooth transition when...
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Sample QuestionThe scientific study of organisms with the ultimate goal of characterizing and arranging them in an orderly manner is
There are different levels of being a genius, and what you know others may not know. Are you a beginner when it comes to microbiology, or are you in the advanced stage? The quiz below is designed for the advanced level of...
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Sample QuestionA disease that is present in unusually high numbers throughout the world is called
Some people know a lot about microorganisms, but sometimes cant tells facts when asked a question about the different species that exist. How well do you know about microbiology? The quiz below is designed to see if you have what...
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Sample QuestionMost bacteria reproduce by
Do you consider yourself so smart when it comes to microbiology that no question will be that hard for you? The quiz below is exactly what you need to test out your microbiology skills and whether you stand a chance at acing the...
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Sample QuestionWhich of the following end products is not associated with fermentation?
How do you feel when you hear that you many have an assessment quiz coming up in no time? The quiz below is perfect for ensuring that you do not freeze or be in doubt when the teachers come to you with a surprise quiz. Why...
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Sample QuestionDeep sea microbes that require increased hydrostatic pressure are:
The quiz you see below is considered one of the hardest microbiology quizzes to be made in the history of quizzes and it is not to be tackled by anyone who doubts their ability when it comes to Microbiology. Take it up and see...
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Sample QuestionA mutation from the most prevalent form of a gene to a mutant form is called a __________ mutation.
The study of microbiology has made a significant impact on the medical industry, and there are a lot of things that one can learn through it and come up with solutions to some of the issues we are facing with some illnesses. Do...
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Sample QuestionWho is usually credited with the discovery of penicillin?
The study of microbiology has helped to find the cure on many diseases that affect living things and therefore helping in coming up with a cure or preventive measures. How well informed are you when it comes to microbiology? Take...
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Sample QuestionThe cell which gives rise to macrophages is the __________.
How well have you understood all the topics you have covered in microbiology so far, and there is much that you get to know when it comes to the topics? Do you think that you can handle all of them at once and stand a chance to...
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Sample QuestionHarvest energy from sunlight
Microbiology is the simple study of microorganisms and is kind of a hard study. However, nothing is simple in this world. Take this quiz and find out for yourself. All the very best in it.
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Sample QuestionWhich of the following is involved in the in vitro diagnostic testing of serum?
When you undertake to study microbiology you aim to get an understanding of how a cell works within living things. Through the study of microbiology we have now known how to treat and prevent some of the diseases affecting...
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Sample QuestionThe sum total of all chemical reactions occurring in a cell is called
As we continue to cover every topic that is set out for us in the syllabus through quizzes that cover each chapter, we are now at chapter seven. In this chapter, we covered a lot on bacterial and archaeal cells. How much do you...
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Sample QuestionMost bacterial and archaeal cells divide by
Different types of illnesses affect living things, and some of them do not have cures yet but have preventive measures. The study of microbiology gives us the chance to test out what you know about some of them and the various...
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Sample QuestionSerum sickness may accompany the development in the body of
As we continue to polish up our skills when it comes to microbiology in preparation for the main exam, I have prepared a set of prep questions to help you meet the marks that you desire in the finals. Think that you can handle...
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Sample QuestionYou get the following antibody titers against West Nile Virus in three patients. Which patient probably has a current infection? Patient A: 128 IgG, 0 IgM. Patient B: 128 IgG, 256 IgM. Patient C: 0 IgG, 0 IgM.
Let’s take a look back at the humble beginnings of our studies on microbiology, shall we? In the following quiz, we’ll be looking at the basics of the study, including the definition and what the study exactly entails...
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Sample QuestionDefine Microbiology.
Microbiology gives the learner a chance to study the biology of bacteria, viruses, protozoa and fungi. If one has a good understanding on this topic they will be able to have answers to some scientific questions on diseases....
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Sample QuestionWhich of the following inhibits bacterial growth but does not kill bacteria
Microbiology is a very important discipline that someone who wants to thrive in the health sector is expected to have a good understanding of. This quiz is designed to ask questions related to the course of UTHSC's Medical...
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Sample QuestionViruses that infect bacteria are referred to as
This 100-item multiple choice examination covers the basics of Microbiology. Included are some topics in Parasitology, Serology, and Immunology. You may answer this test for only 63 minutes. Please enter your first and last names...
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Sample QuestionWhich of the following is not a eukaryote?
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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Sample QuestionPLEASE CHOOSE ALL METHODS USED TO IDENTIFY BACTERIA
The earth is not only made up of organisms that you can see, but it has some organisms that vary in size and makeup. Do you think that you can handle this quiz on organisms we have learned about in the past few weeks? Take up the...
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Sample QuestionWhich statement(s) are true?
Microbiology is the branch of the scientific study of biology which deals predominantly with microscopic organisms such as bacteria, viruses, archaea, fungi and protozoa – essentially, organisms that are too small to be...
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Sample QuestionThe degree or extent to which a microbe is pathogenic?
This quiz is designed to ask questions related to the course of UTHSC's Medical Technology Microbiology III.
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Sample QuestionBirdseed Agar is the best media that allows for differentiating and enrichment of what organism?
Please note! Barbara McClintock worked on TRANSPOSONS, not operons. That was an mistake in the first version. Another mistake is in the old question 5: Both Gram pos and neg bacterial have peptodiglycan polymers made up of...
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Sample QuestionWho discovered that cowpox was an effective alternative to variolation?
The study of microscopic life is Microbiology and the study of viruses is Virology. So, if you're having an exam on this topic this quiz might be helpful for you to score better. So,without wasting any time let's enroll...
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Sample QuestionWhat encodes Nucleic acid genome?
Are you studying for a microbiology exam? Want to know if you're good at the basics? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.
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Sample QuestionAn organism that causes disease is known as a/an ________
How good are you when it comes to knowledge on microbiology? The quiz below is considered the toughest trivia and is designed to sieve out the best out of all the top students in the class. Do you think that you can take it up...
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Sample QuestionWhich type of infection can be caused by septicemia?
Test your knowledge of recent food microbiology published research! All questions relate to food microbiology researched published in the January 2013 Journal of Food Science.
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Sample QuestionWhat environmental conditions resulted in the highest amount of toxin production by the fungi Aspergillus flavus in rice?
Microbiology includes fundamental research on the biochemistry, physiology, cell biology, ecology, evolution and clinical aspects of microorganisms, including the host response to these agents. One gets to understand how the...
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Sample QuestionCells carry out three major types of work; which of the following involves the synthesis of macromolecules as well as the breakdown of substances for their energy?