Ch13_Test_File - Chapter 13: The Genetics of Viruses and...

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Chapter 13: The Genetics of Viruses and Prokaryotes TEST FILE QUESTIONS Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following statements about “bird flu” is false ? a. It is caused by a virus. b. It can be transmitted from birds to humans. c. Killing infected birds has prevented widespread occurrence of the disease. d. It causes fever, coughing, and lung failure. e. It is found only in birds. Textbook Reference: 13.0 Mutation of a Bird Virus results in Human Infection, p. 282 2. Which of the following statements about viruses is true? a. They are acellular. b. They can regulate the movements of substances into and out of the cell. c. They can reproduce outside of living cells. d. They are large and therefore easy to study. e. They are readily destroyed by antibiotics. Textbook Reference: 13.1 How Do Viruses Reproduce and Transmit Genes? p. 283 3. Prokaryotes and viruses are useful for the study of genetics and molecular biology because a. they contain much less DNA than do eukaryotes. b. they grow and reproduce rapidly. c. they are haploid. d. Both a and b e. All of the above Textbook Reference: 13.1 How Do Viruses Reproduce and Transmit Genes? p. 283 4. Which of the following is not one of the advantages of working experimentally with bacteria instead of mice? a. Bacteria have a smaller amount of DNA. b. Bacteria are nonpathogenic. c. Bacteria reproduce very rapidly. d. Bacteria are easy to grow. e. Bacteria are usually haploid. Textbook Reference: 13.1 How Do Viruses Reproduce and Transmit Genes? p. 283 5. Viruses were first discovered in 1892 when a. a filtrate was found to be infectious. b. Albert Virusa became ill from smoking infected tobacco. c. Stanley found that crystallized viral preparations contained protein and DNA. d. they were first observed using a light microscope. e. they were observed as plaques for the first time. Textbook Reference: 13.1 How Do Viruses Reproduce and Transmit Genes? p. 283
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6. The scientist who first crystallized tobacco mosaic virus was a. Dmitri Ivanovsky. b. Martinus Beijerinick. c. Jackson Robertson. d. Wendell Stanley. e. Rosalind Franklin. Textbook Reference: 13.1 How Do Viruses Reproduce and Transmit Genes? p. 283 7. Viruses are a. cells containing DNA and protein. b. larger than most bacteria. c. acellular. d. able to take in nutrients and expel wastes. e. mutated forms of DNA. Textbook Reference: 13.1 How Do Viruses Reproduce and Transmit Genes? p. 283 8. Viruses are composed of a. nucleic acids only. b. proteins only. c. nucleic acids and proteins. d. nucleic acids, proteins, and organelles. e. nucleic acids and proteins, although a few also have organelles. Textbook Reference: 13.1 How Do Viruses Reproduce and Transmit Genes? p. 283 9. Viruses a. arise from preexisting viruses. b. replicate their DNA before they reproduce.
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Ch13_Test_File - Chapter 13: The Genetics of Viruses and...

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