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Grade 5 Microbiology
"Microscopic" means it is very                  small                   and you need a microscope to see it.
Grade 5 Microbiology
This man witnessed a lot of soldiers dying during World War One from wound infection. He went on to discover agents to help alleviate (get rid of) this problem. He is credited for the discovery of one drug that modernized medical science.
  1. Sir Alexander Fleming
  2. Sir Isaac Newton
  3. Michael Faraday
  4. James Walker
Grade 5 Microbiology
What are disease causing agents?
  1. infectious disease
  2. microorganism
  3. pathogens
  4. vaccine
Grade 5 Microbiology
Which one of the following is true about beneficial bacteria?
  1. They are in your stomach to help digest food.
  2. They help produce cheese.
  3. They turn milk into yogurt.
  4. All of the above
Grade 5 Microbiology
A unicellular organisms that has no nucleus. Certain types of these can cause diseases and infections, but others can aide in the digesting of food. These organisms are classified in the                 kingdom.
  1. protist
  2. animal
  3. plant
  4. bacteria
Grade 5 Microbiology
All forms of bacteria are harmful.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Microbiology
All bacteria are harmful.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Microbiology
                                    developed the first vaccine and                                     developed the first antibiotic.
  1. Louis Pasteur and Alexander Fleming
  2. Edward Jenner and Alexander Fleming
  3. Alexander Fleming and Jonas Salk
Grade 5 Microbiology
Sami drank the water from the tap in the station and started vomiting. Microbes could be responsible for Sami's vomiting.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Microbiology
This organism is older than the others. Hence the term, "ancient".
  1. Fungi
  2. Protists
  3. Archae
  4. Eubacteria
Grade 5 Microbiology
Phytoplankton don't produce at least half of the oxygen in the air we breathe.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Microbiology
Some bacteria in soil and in the roots of some plants change nitrogen gas into                   .
  1. nitrogen sugar
  2. nitrogen flowers
  3. nitrogen compounds
  4. nitrogen gas
Grade 5 Microbiology
Bacteria is a/an
  1. animal-like one celled organism.
  2. plant-like one celled organism.
  3. one celled organisms with no nucleus.
Grade 5 Microbiology
Which statement best describes a single-celled organism?
  1. It is part of a bigger organism.
  2. It has many different types of cells.
  3. It is a complete organism.
  4. It has more than one cell.
Grade 5 Microbiology
an organism is made up of only one cell
  1. ingest
  2. multicellular
  3. single-celled
  4. microscopic
Grade 5 Microbiology
so small you need a microscope to see it
  1. ingest
  2. single-celled
  3. multicellular
  4. microscopic
Grade 5 Microbiology
yeast divide by
  1. sexual reproduction
  2. asexual reproduction
  3. mitosis
  4. meiosis
Grade 5 Microbiology
Has only one cell; it controls all necessary functions for survival.
  1. Single-celled organism
  2. Multi-celled organism
Grade 5 Microbiology
A microorganism is:
  1. a single celled organism that feeds on dead organisms.
  2. a one celled organisms with no nucleus.
  3. tiny plants and animals that float on the surface of the ocean.
  4. a living thing that can be seen only with a microscope.
Grade 5 Microbiology
Ritu's mother gave her bread in her lunchbox. After coming from school Ritu forgot to clean out the lunchbox. Which would most likely have happened to the bread the next day if her lunchbox was kept in her school bag?
  1. Bread would be fresh
  2. The color of bread would have changed
  3. The bread would have become stale
  4. The bread would have become hard
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