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Brown-Final SP 06 - BIMM 124 FINAL Professors Brown and...

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Unformatted text preview: BIMM 124 FINAL Professors Brown and Aroian Spring, 2006 Multiple Choice (5 points) 1. Which of the following are beneficial uses of fungi? I. vaccines II. steroids III. fermentation IV. organic acids V. recycles nutrients in the soil a) II, III, V b) I, II, IV c) II, III, IV, V d) II, III, V e) All of the above 2. Your friend is only applying to medical school, yet he already believes people should listen to his advice as if he were already a doctor. He is listing the reasons you should be vaccinated with an attenuated vaccine rather than an inactivated vaccine, but you, the microbiologist, realize he made an error. Which of his statements is incorrect? a) attenuated vaccines are much more stable at warm temperatures. b) generally you only need a single dose of an attenuated vaccine. c) attenuated vaccines provide long term protection. d) attenuated vaccines provoke a good cellular immune response. e) attenuated vaccines can cause both an IgG and IgA response. 3. Which of the following are TRUE about superficial mycoses? a) colonize living tissues b) illicit strong cellular response c) cause no physical response d) jock itch is a superficial mycosis e) difficult to treat 4. In Microbiology lab, your instructor asks you identify an unknown bacterium. The sample appears to have very slow growth, is difficult to stain and is very resistant to chemicals. What is the possible identity of your bacterium? a) Staphylococcus b) Listeria c) Diphtheriae d) Mycobacterium e) Streptococcus BIMM 124 Final,SP06, Page 2 5. Which of the following characterizes a fungal hypersensitivity disease? I. spores act as an antigenic stimulus II. growth of fungi is required III. treated with amphotericin B IV. clinical manifestations include bronchial asthma a) I only b) I, II, IV c) I, IV d) II, IV e) all of the above 6. Which of the following is the role of a polyglutamyl capsule? a) binds to receptors on cell membranes b) forms a pore inside the cell vesicle c) promotes endocytosis into the host cell d) simulates adenylate cyclase activity e) protects the bacterium from phagocytosis 7. Which of the following episodes provided us with much of the epidemiologic and pathologic details of inhalation anthrax that we currently have? a) during World War I a sugar cube containing anthrax b) Gruinard Island studies c) Sverdlovsk incident in USSR d) bioterrorist attack of 2001 e) Pasteur’s groundbreaking work 8. As a fungus, you want to infect the next person to touch this piece of paper. Unfortunately, you realize the skin is an excellent primary barrier to infection. All of the following are reasons this is true EXCEPT: a) bacteria of the normal skin flora out compete fungi for nutrients b) high pH c) skin sheds at a high rate d) the skin’s fatty acid content e) all of the above are true BIMM 124 Final,SP06, Page 3 For numbers 9 through 11, match the correct characteristic with the following anti-fungal drugs (each can be used more than once) a) amphotericin B b) 5-flucytosine...
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Brown-Final SP 06 - BIMM 124 FINAL Professors Brown and...

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