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Questions_Cult&Ident - Questions for the Cultivate...

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Questions for the Cultivate and Identify Lecture 1. Enrichment culture procedures for many microorganisms require initial growth in liquid media, followed by growth on solid media. The solid media in this case is used to a. provide proper growth conditions. b. get rid of competing microorganisms. c. isolate strict aerobes. d. enrich for specific nutrients. e. isolate single colonies of the microbes. 2. An advantage of using liquid enrichment is that a. fast-growing organisms are enriched. b. slow-growing organisms are enriched. c. anaerobic organisms are enriched. d. aerobic organisms are enriched. e. a mixed population is enriched. 3. You want to isolate a microbe that can break down the trichloroethylene (TCE). You design a growth medium in which TCE is the sole source of carbon present. Briefly, indicate the method you would use to isolate, in pure culture, the most common
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