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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Health and Medicine Questions

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Grade 10 Microbiology
Viruses are living.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 10 Microbiology
Which pathogen causes the common cold?
  1. bacterium
  2. virus
  3. protozoan
  4. yeast
Grade 10 Microbiology
What kind of genetic material is found in different types of viruses?
  1. DNA only
  2. RNA only
  3. DNA and RNA
  4. nucleosomes
Grade 10 Microbiology
What process do bacteria generally use for reproduction?
  1. meiosis
  2. mitosis
  3. binary fission
  4. conjugation
Grade 10 Fitness
Running, swimming, and using an elliptical machine are all ways to improve your:
  1. flexibility
  2. muscular strength
  3. cardiorespiratory endurance
  4. muscular endurance
Grade 10 Microbiology
On the diagram of the euglena, what is the primary function of structure B?
Euglena Without Text Labels
  1. protection
  2. reproduction
  3. homeostasis
  4. photosynthesis
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
Word Bank : Nutrient Water Carbohydrates Fats Proteins

        Water         is the most important nutrient. Every cell needs it because many of the body's processes take place with this nutrient.

A            nutrient           supplies energy and raw materials to the body to use for growth, repair and maintenance.

What are fruit, honey, sugar, grains, potatoes and vegetables?                 Carbohydrates                

What is another name for nutrient called lipids?        Fats       

This important nutrient is a building block of all DNA, all cells. It is important in helping with growth and repair. Examples of this nutrient are meat, fish and eggs. What is it?           Protein          
Grade 10 Microbiology
Which disease is infectious?
  1. allergies
  2. HIV
  3. asthma
  4. diabetes
Grade 10 Microbiology
What is a microorganism?
  1. a toxin that harms body cells
  2. a living body that is not visible to the naked eye
  3. a foreign object that injures the body
  4. a practice that prevents disease
Grade 10 Microbiology
A virus exhibits all of the characteristics of life.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 10 Microbiology
A virus cannot reproduce on its own, therefore it is not a living thing.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 10 Microbiology
How do viruses reproduce?
  1. by exposure to light and water
  2. by osmosis
  3. by invading living cells
  4. by invading dead cells
Grade 10 Microbiology
A virus consists of a protein coat and
  1. DNA or RNA.
  2. a liquid membrane.
  3. cytoplasm.
  4. a flagellum.
Grade 10 Microbiology
The outer protein coat of a virus is a
  1. core of DNA.
  2. core of RNA.
  3. capsid.
  4. membrane envelope.
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
What happens with a high-sugar diet?
  1. There is a need for H2 Blockers for ulcers
  2. You need to take NSAIDS.
  3. It will compromise bone health (vitamin D & Calcium) because kids choose sugar drinks over milk
  4. Allergies
Grade 10 Microbiology
Bacteria often contain small circular molecules of DNA known as
  1. clones.
  2. restriction enzymes.
  3. plasmids.
  4. hybrids.
Grade 10 Microbiology
HIV is the virus that causes the disease AIDS. It is a special kind of virus because it replicates itself in a backward fashion compared to other viruses. What kind of virus is HIV because of this behavior?
  1. retrovirus
  2. hantavirus
  3. temporal virus
  4. latent virus
Grade 10 Microbiology
Louis Pasteur disproved the theory of spontaneous generation. He said all living things came from other living things.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 10 Microbiology
What is a prion?
  1. a cure for an infectious disease
  2. a protein that directly causes a disease
  3. a piece of DNA that is used to create more viruses
  4. a covering that surrounds the genetic material of a virus
Grade 10 Microbiology
Which of these is required for a bacteriophage to infect a bacterial cell?
  1. There needs to be a tolerable temperature in the environment.
  2. The bacterial cell needs to have the proper receptor proteins on its surface.
  3. The bacteriophage needs to have been created within the previous 24 hours.
  4. There needs to be adequate energy stored within the bacteriophage for it to inject its genetic material.
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