Lecture Test 1 Bacteria Cell Microbial Organism Microbiology
This lecture is about Bacteria Cell Microbial Organism Microbiology.
The unit of measurement used in microscopy typically to measure micro-organisms and cells is the:
micrometer – correct
What is a difference between the older and the newer models of the scientific method?
community involvement – correct
Which of these microbes did not cause a famous epidemic/pandemic?
Staphylococcus aureus – correct
What is usually the first step in studying an unknown bacterium?
getting a sample – correct
Which of the following kingdoms includes human beings?
Animalia – correct
All of the following are types of light microscopes except:
scanning tunneling – correct
Which type of microscope would be best to use to observe stained bacterial cells?
differential interference contrast
brightfield – correct
Which of the following scientists would study mushrooms?
mycologist – correct
The traditional scientific method typically starts with:
observation – correct
Which of the following pairs is mismatched?
industrial microbiologist – could studies biofuel-producing microbes
food microbiologist – could study microbes that make beer
molecular biologist – could study microbial DNA
microbial ecologist – could study bacteria that consume oil
bacteriologist – could study human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) – correct
Which of the following is a scientific name?
Mycobacterium tuberculosis – correct
Which of the following taxonomic levels is between a phylum and a family?
order – correct
Who disproved the theory of spontaneous generation (for the world as it is now)?
Pasteur – correct
A scientist who studies the distribution and spread of infectious disease in a population is a(n):
epidemiologist – correct
A researcher who studies how the body combats smallpox would be a(n): ______________?
immunologist – correct
_________ is the science of naming & classifying things.
taxonomy – correct
Which method uses antibody reactions to identify and/or classify microbes, including bacteria?
serology – correct
In science, when a idea has been thoroughly supported by long-term study with much experimental data and grown in scope, it is considered:
a theory – correct
Who was the first person known to observe single-celled organisms with a microscope?
van Leeuwenhoek – correct
Briefly explain what was the major reason that human beings did not believe for a very long time that microbes existed.