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micro final exam 1
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Microorganisms are involved in each of the following processes
D Smog production
Algae uses three components to grow
D Sun, CO2, nutrients
The best antibiotic to treat a cold is?
D none you don't treat colds with antibiotics
Antibiotics that target cell wall synthesis ultimately cause bacterial cell death as a result of
C osmotic lysis
Which of the following is NOT part of the passive transport process?
_______ is the physician first associated with vaccination.
All the following about the oxygen requirement is correct EXCEPT
B. Facultative - can grow with or without oxygen but prefers no oxygen
Which figure is a tetrad
The formal system for classifying and naming organisms was developed by
E. Carolus Linnaeus
It is recommended not give honey to children under 1 year old to avoid the possibility of infection
A Clostridium botulinum
Where are phospholipids most likely found in a prokaryotic cell?
Protozoa motility structures include
D. Flagella, cilia and pseudopodia
Mycology is the study of
The difference between simple diffusion and facilitated diffusion is that facilitated diffusion
C requires transporter proteins.
A gram-positive bacterium suddenly acquires resistance to the antibiotic methicillin. This trait most likely occurred due to acquisition of new genetic information through
The main species that causes Malaria is
C. P. falciparum
In a hypertonic solution, a bacterial cell will typically
Which of the following lacks a cell wall?
B B) Mycoplasma
Which of the following terms best describes the cell in Figure 4.2?
B) lophotrichous flagella
In the name Staphylococcus aureus, aureus is the
Each of the following statements concerning the gram-positive cell wall is true EXCEPT
A it protects the cell in a hypertonic environment.
Which one of the following pairs is mismatched?
C Ribosomes - protein storage
Which of the following statements about the Rocky Mountain spotted fever is FALSE?
D. It is caused by genus Chlamydia.
A prokaryotic cell may possess each of the following cellular components EXCEPT
D a nucleus.
The #1 sexually transmitted disease in U.S is caused by
Which of the following do you expect to be MOST resistant to high temperatures?
E Bacillus subtilis
The Fluid Mosaic Model is generally used to describe the structure of the
C Plasma membrane
Ribosomes in Prokaryotes (Bacteria) are
Scintific method includes all the following EXCEPT
B Results comaprsion
Which of the following statements is TRUE?
D Endospores allow a cell to survive environmental changes.
In the Gram staining procedure, Alcohol's main function is to serve as
In which of the following situations would Koch's postulates be utilized?
B determination of the cause of a patient's illness in a hospital microbiology lab
Which of the following statements regarding fungi is FALSE
C. Most fungi are pathogenic for humans.
Gram negative bacteria are more pathogenic than Gram positive bacteria because their cell wall contain
Who is credited with first observing cells?
D Robert Hooke
The microbial process of converting sugars to alcohol is known as
The arguments supporting spontaneous generation were finally disproved by
A Louis Pasteur
Plasmids are always made of
D Double stranded DNA
Which of the following statements about algae is FALSE?
B Contains no chloroplast.
Oxygen crosses a plasma membrane
C through simple diffusion
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