Midterm+1+2011+version+A - Name _ Student ID #_ FST 104...

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Name ___________________________ Student ID #_____________________________ FST 104 Winter 2011 Midterm #1 (Feb 4, 2011) PLEASE RECORD YOUR TEST VERSION LETTER (shown on the last page of the exam) and the correct answers to questions 1-34 on a blue Scantron form UCD 2000 using a #2 pencil. (If you did not bring the Scantron form, circle the letter of the correct answer directly on the exam pages. We will correct your exam by hand and assess a penalty of ten points.) For each organism described in questions 1 – 3, please choose the correct letter from the list of bacteria [1 point each]: A. Campylobacter jejuni B. Yersina enterolitica C. Desulfotomaculum D. Clostridium bolutinum E. Staphylococcus aureus 1. Highly related to the organism that causes the bubonic plague 2. A side-effect of this pathogen is the Guillain Barré Syndrome 3. Bacteria which are not likely to be removed from foods by boiling the food at 100 °C (212 °F) Multiple choice -- choose the letter of the one correct answer [3 points each] 4. Emetic illness specifically refers to which of the following? A. Vomiting B. Liver infection C. Septicemia D. Paralysis E. Another term for diarrhea 5. Which of the following statements is true regarding gastroenteritis? A. Caused by certain pathogenic bacteria, viruses, and eukaryotes B. The most common symptom of foodborne illness C. Results from damage to epithelial cells lining the intestine D. Results from the action of a toxin which does not necessarily kill intestinal cells E. All of the above
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- 2 - 6. Which of following is not true about food-borne viruses that cause human disease? A. They can be transmitted from animals to humans B. They can be transmitted from human to human C. They are all naked viruses that are engulfed by host-cell phagocytosis D. They may cause gastroenteritis and may also damage organs deeper in the body E. They all contain nucleic acid and protein 7. Which of the following are not components of Gram positive bacterial cells? A. Lipopolysaccharide B. Peptidoglycan C. Teichoic acids D. Exopolysaccharides E. All of the above 8. Which pathogens associated with food and/or water cause infections ? A. Bacillus cereus B. Entamoeba histolytica C. Clostridium perfringens D. Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli (EIEC) E. Both B and D 9. Which of the following statements best describes endospores?
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