Types of Eukaryotic Microbes Review Questions

Eukaryotes: Meet the Microbes
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Eukaryotic Microbes Review Questions
Eukaryotic Microbes Practice Test Questions

These multiple choice and true/false questions are designed to help students practice and test their understanding of this topic.
Aspergillus fumigatus Fungus
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Prokaryotic Cell, Mariana Ruiz
Aspergillus fumigatus  
opportunistic  fungus
1. Which groups of microscopic  
cause disease in humans? Which do not?

2. Name and describe the different eukaryotic microorganisms that were presented in lecture, and any information about specific representative genera or species that was detailed, such as GiardiaEntamoeba histolyticaBlastomyces dermatitidisAspergillus fumigatus & Hookworms.

3. Name and describe the four main categories of mycoses.
4. How are fungal infections commonly transmitted, and how well do we understand their prevalence? Explain.

5. What is the difference between true and opportunistic fungal pathogens. Be able to name the four true fungal pathogens.

6.What are helminths? Why are these comparatively large microbes studied by microbiologists?

7. In the "Parasites" Homework based on the Radiolab podcast "Parasites" episode of the same name, what did you learn the connection hookworm infection and allergies? Listen to the podcast again and describe that case study.

8. From that same homework assignment and Radiolab episode, what do parasitologists suspect about Toxoplasma gondii's ability to reprogram that rat brain, and potentially the human brain. What do they wonder about Toxoplama and human affinity to having cats as pets?

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These are review questions designed to help students better understand the history of microbiology. They are based on materials that can be found on the Eukaryotes: Meet the Microbes Lecture Main Page.