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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a any preparation used as a preventive inoculation to confer immunity against a specific disease, usually employing an innocuous form of the disease agent, as killed or weakened bacteria or viruses, to stimulate antibody production.
- b an animal that carries and transmits a disease.
- c a particle consisting of DNA encased in a protein coat that must inject its DNA into a living cell in order to reproduce. A microbe that consists of nucleic acid enclosed within a protein shell that requires a living cell in order to reproduce. Scientists consider the virus to be not alive.
- d an organism that derives nourishment or habitat from the tissues or fluids of another organism. A eukaryotic pathogen can be unicellular or multi-cellular.
- e chemicals designed to destroy unwanted pests
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- any organism or near life form that cannot be seen with the naked eye.
- generally, a single-celled organism with a nucleus and organelles, including amoebas, euglenas, paramecia and volvox.
- when a organism does not respond to a chemical or other effect
- a disease that cannot be spread from one organism to another.
- a whip-like structure on unicellular organisms that aids with movement.
5 True/False Questions
Pathogen → a microbe that causes disease in an organism.
Pseudopod → an organelle of the protist euglena that is sensitive to light.
Cilia → a short hair-like appendage used by microorganisms for motion.
Euglena → a toxic chemical that causes damage to an organism's DNA.
Disease → is any change that disrupts the normal function of one or more body systems.