Bacteria and Viruses Quiz
All bacteria are harmful.
Rod shaped bacteria
What are the poisons produced by some pathogens?
Process in which food (often milk) is heated to a temperature that kills most harmful bacteria
Do antibiotics work to cure bacteria/infections?
All bacteria are harmful to humans
What do doctors use to help our immune systems resist viruses?
C. gene therapy
Another way in which bacteria are beneficial:
A. they are decomposers
B. they are the powerhouse of cells
C. they contain special DNA
D. they are used to make Diet Coke
Where are bacteria located?
A. No where.
B. Every where!
C. Only in the restroom.
D. On my hands only.
When a virus attaches to a host, what does it inject into the host
A. protein coat
C. DNA/ RNA
Bacteria cells unlike animal cells are missing …
A. a cell wall
B. genetic material
C. a nucleus
Which is most often used to treat a bacterial infection?
Spiral or corkscrew-shaped bacteria
Bacteria are prokaryotes, meaning they ________.
A. lack a nucleus
B. are very large
C. contain no DNA
D. have a cytoplasm
Bacteria that can make their own food (producers)
Whiplike tail that bacteria use for movement
C. cell wall
______________ are bacteria can break down dead and decaying materials (decompose).
C. methane producing bacteria
What is a host?
A. An organism that eats another organism
B. An organism or a cell that the virus needs to reproduce in
C. Something that causes harm to the cell
D. The person that greats you at a resturant
Viruses require a host cell to
A. Breathe and eat
C. Move and sleep
D. Make protein and carbohydrates
Virus that is inactive inside a cell, gets reproduced with the cell, and can active at a later time is ______.
Which is smaller, a virus or a bacteria?
What helps prevent some bacterial and viral diseases?
C. Herbal tea
D. Gene Therapy
One important way to control the spread of bacterial and viral diseases is
A. hand washing
B. shaking hands
C. sharing drinks
D. the use of antibiotics
Can a virus be cured with antibiotics?
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