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Microbes Quiz


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The most common carrier of communicable diseases is

A. Ant

B. Housefly

C. Dragonfly

D. Spider


Microbes are called, microbes because?

A. You can hear them through a micro-scope.

B. They are very minute

C. They can only be seen using a micro-scope,

D. both 2 and 3


Microbes can be spread with air, animals, food, touch and in water.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Vaccines contain weakened or dead parts of antigens. 

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Which microbe is the image most likely to be?

A. Bacteria

B. Fungus

C. Virus

D. None of the above


Carrier of malaria causing protozoan is

A. Female Anopheles mosquito

B. Cockroach

C. Housefly

D. Butterfly


Name the bacteria which promotes the formation of curd

A. Rhizobium

B. Cyanobacteria

C. Lactobacillus

D. Clostridium


Which disease is not caused by bacteria?

A. Strep throat

B. Pneumonia

C. Food poisoning

D. Rabies


Disease causing microbes are called

A. Pathogens

B. Protozoa

C. Parasites

D. Microbes


Viruses are considered to be nonliving because they 

A. cannot multiply

B. use energy to grow 

C. are smaller than bacteria

D. do not show all the characteristics


Which of the following is NOT a microbe?

A. Bacteria

B. Virus

C. Worm

D. Fungus


Which microbe is the image most likely to be?

A. Bacteria

B. Fungus

C. Virus

D. None of the above


Which microbe causes malaria?

A. virus

B. bacteria

C. fungi

D. parasite


What are vaccines mainly made up of?

A. Dead Pathogens

B. Weak Pathogens

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither


The overuse of antibiotics has most likely resulted in the development of resistant strains of which organisms?

A. bacteria

B. fungi

C. protozoa

D. viruses


Cholera is caused by

A. Bacteria

B. Protozoa

C. Virus

D. Fungi


The process of conversion of sugar into alcohol in the absence of oxygen is called

A. Pasteurization

B. Vaccination

C. Fermentation

D. Decomposition


Who discovered vaccine for smallpox?

A. Robert Koch

B. Edward Jenner

C. Louis Pasteur

D. Alexander Fleming


Bacteria are

A. Prokaryotes

B. Non living things

C. Eukaryotes




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