Branches of Microbiology Quiz
When a virus invades a living cell, its _______ takes over the cell’s functions.
A. outer coat
B. genetic material
Phycology is the study of…
Immunology is the study of…
A. the immune system
What are some examples of food made by fungi
D. All of the above
A tapeworm lives in the intestines of its host. Which example best describes the relationship between the tapeworm and its host?
A. The tapeworm benefits from its host; however, the host is not affected.
B. The tapeworm does not benefit from its host, but the host does benefit.
C. The tapeworm benefits from its host, and the host is negatively affected.
Which two examples below are helpful bacteria?
A. Medicine and Cherry Coke
B. Yogurt and bread
C. Salmonella and E. Coli
D. Water and germs
Most bacteria are
Who can we thank for discovering parasites?
A. Oprah Winfrey
B. Louis Pasteur
C. Francesco Redi
D. Ignas Simmelweis
Which is NOT a groups used to classify parasites?
What is the main purpose of the immune system?
A. support the body through bones and muscles
B. get rid of waste from the body
C. protect the body from pathogens
D. move blood through the body
Bacteria come in all of the following shapes EXCEPT which?
Microorganism that reproduces in the cells of other living things.
A. By conjungation
B. By taking over a cell’s functions
C. By binary fission
D. Both sexually and asexually
____________ are classified by their shape.
Ringworm is caused by which pathogen?
Which is an example of a disease caused by fungi
B. The Common Cold
C. Strep Throat
D. Athlete’s Foot
Mycology is the study of….
What is ring worm caused by?
An organism that lives on or in a host, and causes it harm while it takes its nutrients is called
A. a host
B. a parasite
C. a cell
D. a virus
Which disease is caused by bacteria?
Organism that must live in another living thing in order to survive.
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