← KS3 - Microbes Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Beneficial Uses of Bacteria
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- a a living thing that provides a source of energy for a virus or an organism
- b Microscopic-sized organisms, like bacteria, viruses or fungi.
- c (Just a few examples)-Yogurt cultures, fermentation, aiding in decomposition, the release of elements such as carbon and nitrogen, the production of cheese.
- d When an attenuated pathogen is injected into the body, giving the immune system the ability to identify that pathogen in the future, creating a quicker immune response.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- To introduce a micro-organism onto an agar plate
- Groups of drugs used to block the growth and reproduction of bacterial pathogens.
- Poisonous substance produced by bacteria inside the body
- Surrounds a virus and is detected by the body's immune system
- released by fungi in reproduction
5 True/False Questions
Pasteurization → When an attenuated pathogen is injected into the body, giving the immune system the ability to identify that pathogen in the future, creating a quicker immune response.
Hyphae → A feeding network in fungi
Virus → A tiny micorbe that invades and then reproduces inside a living cell
Fermentation → Anaerobic respiration carried out by microbes where sugar is broken down to release lactic acid or alcohol
Yeast → A unicellular fungi that breaks down complex nutrients, making them available for other organisms.