Prokaryotes: Meet the Microbes
Practice Test Questions II
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Review questions to help students better understand this topic.
Prokaryotic Microbes Test Questions - Part 2
1. If a
causes infectious disease, we know that it is a member of ...
d. b & c
e. could be a member of any of the domains listed.
a.vegetative cells b.endospores
#1. Streptococcus mutans
#2. Escherichia coli
#3. Staphylococcus epidermidis
#4. Salmonella pullorum
#5. Bacillus anthracis
#6. Clostridium difficile
a. #1 & #2 b. #2 & #4 c. #3 & #4 d. #1, #3 & #4 e. #1, #3, #5 & #6
4. Tetanus is cause by a bacterium that:
a. has a waxy coating c. forms endospores d. is eukaryotic
5. What does it mean for a bacterium to be considered a facultative anaerobe?
a. it cannot exist in the presence of oxygen
b. it must have oxygen to exist
c. it requires a salty environment
d. it requires a very hot environment
e. it can exist with or without oxygen
Staphylococcus aureus, also known as Golden Staph.
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6. The three forms of anthrax include:
a. cutaneous, inhalation & gastrointestinal b. membranous, respiratory, bacterial c. there is only one type of anthrax d. Gram +,Gram – and Gram variable a. inhibit the organism from growing at all b. allow the organism to grow, and the colonies would turn pink c. allow the organism to grow, and the colonies would remain colorless d. produce a B-hemolytic reaction 8. Which species of bacteria would we use Blood Agar to identify? a.Bacillus anthracis
b. Staphylococcus aureus
c. Mycobacterium smegmatis
d. Streptococcus pyogenes
e. Escherichia coli
9. Which microbe would you most likely find in large numbers in a hypertonic environment?
a. Mycobacterium b. Mycoplasma c. Staphylococcus
d. Bacillus e. Salmonella
10. Where would you most likely find a halophile?
a. a salty environment b. an extremely hot environment c. a very acidic environment d. a very basic environment e. at high pressures Click here for MORE Prokaryote - Meet the Microbe Practice Test Questions.