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Bacteria and Viruses Quiz


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Spiral or corkscrew-shaped bacteria

A. coccus

B. bacillus

C. spirillum

D. prokaryote


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


Bacteria that can cause disease are

A. viruses

B. pathogens

C. protists


Bacteria are used to make which of the following foods?

A. yogurt

B. cheese

C. sauerkraut

D. all of these are correct


Do antibiotics work to cure bacteria/infections?

A. No

B. Yes


What do doctors use to help our immune systems resist viruses?

A. antibiotics

B. vaccines

C. gene therapy

D. chemotherapy


What is the best way to prevent the spread of all diseases?

A. vaccines

B. antibiotics

C. cover your mouth when coughing

D. wash you hands


Where are bacteria located?

A. No where.

B. Every where!

C. Only in the restroom.

D. On my hands only.


Which is most often used to treat a bacterial infection?

A. vaccine

B. antibiotics

C. vitamins

D. water


All bacteria are harmful to humans

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Viruses require a host cell to

A. Breathe and eat

B. Replicate

C. Move and sleep

D. Make protein and carbohydrates


Process in which food (often milk) is heated to a temperature that kills most harmful bacteria

A. immunization

B. pasteurization

C. fermentation

D. inoculation


Bacteria that can make their own food (producers)

A. cyanobacteria

B. saprophytes

C. nitrogen-fixing


Bacteria are prokaryotes, meaning they ________.

A. lack a nucleus

B. are very large

C. contain no DNA

D. have a cytoplasm


Whiplike tail that bacteria use for movement

A. pili

B. cytoplasm

C. cell wall

D. flagellum


Can a virus be cured with antibiotics?

A. yes

B. no


What is used to protect you from a virus?

A. antirbiotic

B. Rest

C. Vaccine

D. Viruses have no cure


Which is smaller, a virus or a bacteria?

A. virus

B. bacteria


All bacteria are harmful.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Bacteria are considered

A. Living

B. Non-living


One way in which bacteria are beneficial:

A. they make food

B. they cause disease

C. they cause food poisoning

D. they create sugar


A bacterium reproduces asexually by dividing to form two new bacterial cells. What is the name of the process by which bacteria reproduce?

A. meiosis

B. mitosis

C. fission


Spherical bacteria

A. coccus

B. bacillus

C. endospore


What helps prevent some bacterial and viral diseases?

A. Vaccines

B. Antibiotics

C. Herbal tea

D. Gene Therapy


______________ are bacteria can break down dead and decaying materials (decompose).

A. saprophytes

B. bacteriophages

C. methane producing bacteria




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