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5 Matching questions

  1. Democritus
  2. ecology of microorganisms
  3. Pasteur
  4. Alcmaeon
  5. spontaneous generation
  1. a Swan flask; disproves spontaneous generation;
  2. b disturbance between fire, water, earth and air
  3. c all objects composed of invisible particles, atoms
  4. d belief that living organisms can develop from non-living material
  5. e ubiquitous; everywhere in nature; air, water, soil, in and on other organisms

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. biogenesis; boiled broth and heated air; also destroyed vegetative force
  2. Golden Age; 4 postulates associating specific organisms with particular diseases; first proof microbbes are associate with disease, 25 pathogens discovered; petri plates and TSA soy agar; test tube sterile TSB soy broth
  3. endospores discovered; overthrew spontaneous generation permanently
  4. Nitrogen, Carbon, Sulfur, Iron, phosphorus, a pathway by which a chemical element or molecule moves through both biotic (biosphere) and abiotic (lithosphere, atmosphere, and hydrosphere) compartments of Earth.
  5. magnify, define, resolve - can't be seen with naked eye

5 True/False questions

  1. eukaryaarchae, bacteria no true nucleus-but nucleoid; ribosomes not membrane bound


  2. decomposersDecomposers (or saprotrophs) are organisms that break down dead or decaying organisms; recycle nutrients via biogeochemical cycles


  3. prokaryaarchae, bacteria no true nucleus-but nucleoid; ribosomes not membrane bound


  4. cellular organismsProkarya and eukarya


  5. microbes produceoxygen, soil, food, base of food chain indirect, harvest algae and guni (direct), enzymes (fermentation), drugs, (antibiotics, steroids, alcohols, proteins) recycling thru cycles, water purification; damage plants, animals, humans via disease; easy to grow, suitable for genetic engineering.