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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Microbiology Questions

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Grade 6 Microbiology
How do the cells of bacteria differ from those of other organisms?
  1. Bacteria cells need oxygen
  2. Bacteria cell have no nucleus
  3. Bacteria cells are much smaller
Grade 6 Microbiology
Grade 6 Microbiology
Which is true of bacteria?
  1. They have many cells
  2. They have a nucleus
  3. They are eukaryotes
  4. They are single celled
Grade 6 Microbiology
Which is not a role of bacteria in nature?
  1. Production of food and oxygen
  2. Environmental recycling and cleanup
  3. Health maintenance
  4. Production of gas for cars
  5. Production of medicines used to help people
Grade 6 Microbiology
Which of the following is a viral disease?
  1. tuberculosis
  2. anthrax
  3. smallpox
  4. tetanus
Grade 6 Microbiology
Which is not true of viruses?
  1. They are tiny, non-living things that can enter a cell and reproduceinside
  2. They cannot make or use food
  3. They act like parasites and can live in a host organism and cause harm
  4. They are like living things because they can reproduce and make more viruses
  5. They are made of cells
Grade 6 Microbiology
All of the following are ways that bacteria are helpful to humans and nature except                                                    .
  1. They can produce oxygen
  2. They help make certain foods like yogurt and cheese
  3. They break down chemicals in dead organisms
  4. They help clean up oil spills
  5. They cause food to spoil
  6. They help people digest food
Grade 6 Microbiology
Grade 6 Microbiology
Which is not a function of the protein coat of a virus?
  1. It protects the genetic material
  2. It has the genetic material and instructions to make new viruses
  3. It helps the virus attach to the cells it infects
Grade 6 Microbiology
Which is not true of bacteria?
  1. They are prokaryotes
  2. They are single celled organisms that do not have a nucleus
  3. The outside of a bacteria is protected by a cell wall
  4. They have a cell membrane inside of the cell wall that controls what can go in or out of the bacteria
  5. The inside of the bacteria is made up of a jelly like material called cytoplasm that contains the genetic material
  6. Some have a flagellum which is a whip-like structure that helps the bacteria move
  7. They are eukaryotes
Grade 6 Microbiology
Which is not true of members of the domain archaea?
  1. They are single celled organism
  2. They can survive in extreme environments
  3. They are prokaryotes
  4. Some can make their own food but others cannot
  5. They have the sama chemical makeup as bacteria
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