BIO 208 Exam 1 Objectives

BIO 208 Exam 1 Objectives - Exam 1 Objectives CHAPTER 1 A...

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Exam 1 Objectives CHAPTER 1 –A Brief History of Microbiology Learning Objectives: By the end of this chapter you should be able to: • Discuss the role of microorganisms in your life. • Identify some of the important events (and players) in the history of microbiology and discuss their significance. • Discuss the role of the following, Redi, Needham, Spallanzani, and Pasteur in the spontaneous generation debate. • Discuss the importance of Koch’s postulates as they relate to medicine. • Discuss the classification of microorganisms into five groups and give the criteria used to assign members to each group. • Demonstrate how scientific names are written. Practice Questions: Match the following names of individuals with the descriptions (1-10) below of their contribution to the science of Microbiology. A name may be used more than once, or not at all: A. Leeuwenhoek B. Hooke C. Semmelweiss D. Redi E. Pasteur F. Koch G. Hesse H. Jenner I. Ehrlich 1. Recognized the relationship between Cowpox and immunity to Smallpox. 2. Is credited with suggesting the use of Agar as a solidifying agent of microbial media. 3. Discovered the first cure for syphilis. 4. First one to see and draw bacteria and a whole host of other microbes. 5. His work lead to the concept of a "Magic Bullet" to fight disease. 6. Discovered the bacterial agent that causes anthrax. 7. First person to relate the spread of puerperal sepsis to unsanitary conditions in a hospital. 8. Performed a crucial experiment proving that larger life forms did not arise spontaneously. 9. Person who was responsible for developing most of the basic microbiology laboratory techniques used today to study microbes. 10. Person who is considered responsible for initiating Modern Immunology. 11. Which of the following does NOT describe one of Koch's Postulates: A. Grow the agent in pure culture. B. Isolate the same agent from a new victim C. Isolate the suspected agent from a disease victim D. Characterize the Gram staining characteristic of the isolated agent E. Infect a health host with the agent and produce the same disease 12. Which of these descriptions is NOT a characteristic of AGAR. A. An excellent food material for many different microbes B. Melts only at 100oC C. Stable to sterilization temperature
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D. Toxic to many microbes E. Solidifies at 45oC 13. Salvarsan is: A. A common stain used to visualize microbes B. The first cure for a STD C. A type of bacterial spore that is resistant to heat D. The microbiologist that developed the Pasteurization of milk E. A type of blood cell CHAPTER 2 – The Chemistry of Microbiology Learning Objectives: By the end of this chapter you should be able to: • Describe the structure of an atom. • Relate electronic configuration of an atom to its chemical properties.
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