Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account

Mastering Microbiology multiple choice

All of the following terms are associated with sexual reproduction EXCEPT:


Cells duplicate their DNA during


During which of the following stages of mitosis do chromosomes consist of two chromatids?

prophase and metaphase

Which of the following events does NOT happen during conjugation?

fusion of haploid macronuclei

Which of the following stages is responsible for generating the genetic variation associated with meiosis?

prophase I

Meiosis produces

four haploid nuclei

Dinoflagellates are classified as a type of protozoa based on the presence of __________ in their cells.


All of the following groups of protozoa have names related to their form of locomotion EXCEPT:


Which of the following groups of protozoa contains members capable of producing neurotoxins?


All of the following are characteristics of amoebae EXCEPT:


Which of the following structures is associated only with pathogenic fungi?


Microsporidia belong to which of the following groups?

division Zygomycota

Mushrooms belong to which of the following groups?

division Basidiomycota

Which group of algae is most similar to plants in terms of their cell wall composition and chlorophyll?


Which group of algae produces alginic acid, a substance often used as a thickening agent?


The slime molds were once thought to be a type of __________ but now they are classified as a type of __________.

fungus; protozoan

What is the stimulus for the reproduction of a plasmodial slime mold?

absence of water or food

The most important arthropod vector of disease is the


Which of the following groups of protozoa is thought to have descended from eukaryotes that lost their organelles?


Which of the following is NOT classified as an insect vector?


Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording