MCB100_2008Spring_Practice_Exam_1

MCB100_2008Spring_Practice_Exam_1 - MCB100 Introductory...

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MCB100 Introductory Microbiology Exam – 1 Information Spring, 2008 Time: 2 PM Friday, February 15, 2008 Place: ROOM ASSIGNMENTS for Exam - 1 If your last name begins with A - M, take the exam in Room 228 NHB. If your last name begins with N - Z, take the exam in 116 RAL. Exam 1 covers material discussed in lectures up to Wednesday, 2/13/08. This exam covers text book material from chapters 1, 2, 4, 3, and 6. Exam – 1 is worth 100 points. There is a Review Session for Exam - 1 Time: Feb. 13, 2008 7 – 9 PM Place: ARCH 120
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MCB100 Introductory Microbiology Practice Exam – 1 Spring, 2008 For each question choose the one best response. 1) Which one of the following types of microorganism is characterized by having eukaryotic type cells that lack a cell wall? A. archaea B. protozoa C. mold D. virus E. yeast 2) Which one of the following groups of microorganisms includes some examples that have genomic information stored as RNA rather than DNA? A. archaea B. protozoa C. mold D. virus E. yeast 3) Who (and when) is credited with first proving that a specific disease is caused by a specific type of bacteria? A. Aristotle (ca. 200 BC) B. Girolamo Fracostoro (1546) C. Antony Van Leeuwenhoek (1676) D. Louis Pasteur (1861) E. Robert Koch (1876) 4) The discovery that the Archaea are a group of prokaryotic microorganisms that are distinctly different from the bacteria occurred in the _______________. A. late 1500s B. late 1600s C. late 1700s D. late 1800s E. late 1900s
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Which one of the following types of microorganism is characterized by having eukaryotic cells, a cell wall that is composed of chitin, does not carry out photosynthesis and is unicellular? A. algae B. bacteria C. protozoa D. mold E. yeast 6) Which one of the following statements about the sizes of microorganisms and the components they are made of is false ? A. A typical virus is larger than a typical protein. B. A typical bacterium is larger than a typical virus. C. A typical bacterium is smaller than a typical eukaryotic cell. D. A typical virus is larger than a typical protozoa. E. A typical sugar molecule is smaller than a typical protein. 7) To satisfy Koch’s postulates you must: A. be able to identify the suspected microorganism. B. be able to obtain a pure culture of the suspected microorganism. C. produce the disease of interest in an experimentally inoculated host. D. be able to detect the suspected microorganism in all patients that have the disease. E. all of the above. 8) Which one of the following structures is a feature of all cellular life forms. A. a nucleus that is surrounded by a membrane. B. mitochondria. C. transfer RNAs (tRNA) D. cell wall E. endoplasmic reticulum 9) Which one of the following is not an organic compound? A.
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course MCB 100 taught by Professor Kennethchapman during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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