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Grade 8 Microbiology
Which is SMALLEST of these four?
  1. bacterium
  2. red blood cell
  3. virus
  4. lymphocyte
Grade 8 Microbiology
Unicellular organisms contain many cells.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 Microbiology
This chemist designed a controlled experiment to show that new bacteria appeared in broth only when they were produced by existing bacteria. What is his name?
  1. Louis Pasteur
  2. Albert Einstein
  3. Francesco Redi
  4. Bill Nye
Grade 8 Microbiology
Wild yeast feeds on
  1. Sugar
  2. Starch
  3. Milk
  4. Wild animals
Grade 8 Microbiology
Label the parts of this bacterial cell

B -            ribosome           
C -             Cell wall            
D -                 cell membrane                
F -       DNA      
G -             flagellum            
Bacteria Cell Anatomy
Grade 8 Microbiology
Bacteria cannot obtain energy for their life processes by
  1. Depending on dead plants
  2. Feeding on animal waste
  3. Feeding on alcoholic drinks
  4. Processing hydrogen sulphide
Grade 8 Microbiology
Bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protists are the four major human pathogens.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 Microbiology
Protozoa are animal-like bacteria.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 Microbiology
Which of the following diseases is caused by a virus?
  1. skin cancer
  2. influenza
  3. type 1 diabetes
  4. ringworm
Grade 8 Microbiology
Eubacteria is a type of                .
  1. Prokaryote
  2. Eukaryote
Grade 8 Microbiology
How do bacteria move?
  1. Flagellum
  2. Legs
  3. Filopodia
  4. Chemorepulsion
Grade 8 Microbiology
How many cells do bacteria have?
  1. Multicellular
  2. Single-celled
Grade 8 Microbiology
Which of these is a type of bacteria?
  1. Lambda
  2. Bacillus
  3. Altus
  4. Occisus
Grade 8 Microbiology
The first reported case of Lyme disease was in            Old Lyme           , Connecticut.
Grade 8 Microbiology
Lyme Disease is Preventable.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 Microbiology
Select all the types of Archaebacteria that apply.
  1. Methane Producing
  2. Pepper-loving
  3. Salt-loving
  4. Heat-loving
Grade 8 Microbiology
Operation             Paperclip             brought Nazi Scientist Erich Traub to Plum Island in exchange for immunity from war crimes.
Grade 8 Microbiology
Where do bacteria live?
  1. Antartica
  2. Egypt
  3. Everywhere in the world
  4. America
Grade 8 Microbiology
     25     Percent of all Lyme Disease cases are in children.
Grade 8 Microbiology
Viral STD's are which of the following?
  1. Genital Herpes
  2. HIV
  3. HPV
  4. Hepatitis B/C
  5. None of the above
  6. All of the above
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