MicroExam1 - Introduction to Microbiology DEA 1135 Exam#1...

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Introduction to Microbiology DEA 1135 Exam #1 Directions: Please circle the correct answer or fill in the blank for matching items. 1. Microbiology is the study of: a. Bacteria b. Viruses c. Microorganisms d. All of the above 2. Humans do not benefit from microbes; microbes only make us sick. a. True b. False Match each scientist to their contributions in microbiology: 3. Dr. Albert Sabin _______ Microscopic organisms 4. Louis Pasteur _______ Oral polio vaccine 5. Anton van Leeunhoek _______ Germ theory of disease 6. Lord Joseph Lister _______ Penicillin 7. Sir Alexander Fleming _______ Antiseptic method 8. Lazzaro Spallanzani _______ Heat destroys microbes 9. Robert Koch discovered the bacterium, Mycobacterium tuberculosis. a. True b. False 10. Edward Jenner is called the father of microbiology. a. True b. False 11. Koch's postulates were set down to establish: a. that spontaneous generation did occur in nature b. the cellular basis of all living things c. that certain bacteria cause specific diseases d. the fact that DNA is the genetic information in all cells 12. Anton van Leeunhoek is considered one of the first persons to describe: a. Brain cells b. Bacteria c. The development of the chick embryo d. The breathing system of the mosquito 1
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13. The development of microbiology was associated primarily with: a. Reducing the spread of infectious diseases b. Improving the health of the human population c. Both A and B d. None of the above 14. Microorganisms that are harmful and disease producing are called: a. Natural b. Pathogenic c. Byproducts d. Non-pathogenic 15. Louis Pasteur perfected the method of destroying lactic acid-forming bacteria that
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