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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Health and Medicine Questions

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Grade 9 Microbiology
Which term describes unicellular organisms such as bacteria?
  1. DNA
  2. eukaryote
  3. lysosome
  4. prokaryote
Grade 9 Microbiology
What is a nonliving strand of genetic material that has a protein coat?
  1. a virus
  2. an archaea
  3. a eukaryote
  4. a prokaryote
Grade 9 Fitness
Body mass index (BMI) is a ratio of a person's weight to his or her
  1. age
  2. height
  3. activity level
  4. basal metabolic rate
Grade 9 Microbiology
How do viruses reproduce?
  1. They divide by mitosis.
  2. They replicate outside of the host.
  3. They insert their DNA into the host cell.
  4. They do so sexually, by external fertilization.
Grade 9 Microbiology
What is the suffix, or ending, for the family name of a virus?
  1. -virales
  2. -virus
  3. -viridae
  4. -virinae
Grade 9 Microbiology
              Penicillium              is the mold that makes a powerful bacteria-killing antibiotic.
Grade 9 Microbiology
Prokaryotic cells reproduce by means of
  1. synthesis
  2. mitosis
  3. binary fission
  4. telophase
Grade 9 Microbiology
Unicellular prokaryotes are found in extreme environments, and their cell walls do not contain peptidoglycans. Which of the following domains is described here?
  1. Bacteria
  2. Archaea
  3. Eukarya
  4. Protista
Grade 9 Medical Practices
Phase II clinical trials happen directly after
  1. animal testing.
  2. Phase I clinical trials for safety.
  3. Phase I clinical trials for effectiveness.
  4. Phase I clinical trials for disease.
Grade 9 Diet and Nutrition
Identify the food that is not a good source of protein.
  1. steak
  2. eggs
  3. potato
  4. peanuts
Grade 9 Microbiology
What uses conjugation to share genetic material?
  1. viruses
  2. archeae
  3. starfish
  4. bacteria
Grade 9 Microbiology
Which of the following describes one way that bacteria can be harmful?
  1. Bacteria recycles nutrients.
  2. Bacteria makes food.
  3. Bacteria causes disease.
  4. Bacteria does not spoil food.
Grade 9 Microbiology
A new kingdom was discovered when                 were viewed under a microscope.
  1. plants
  2. fungi
  3. microorganisms
  4. cells
Grade 9 Prenatal and Child Care
Correctly identify the age a child should be able to build a tower of three building blocks.
  1. 2 years
  2. 9 months
  3. 18 months
  4. 1 year
Grade 9 Microbiology
Which term is used to describe a type of spiral-shaped bacteria?
  1. Cylinder
  2. Coccus
  3. Spirillum
  4. Bacillus
Grade 9 Microbiology
What is a capsid made of?
  1. protein
  2. glucose
  3. peptidoglycan
  4. adenosine triphosphate
Grade 9 Microbiology
Where do bacteria live?
  1. anywhere
  2. in volcanoes
  3. in salty water
  4. almost anywhere
Grade 9 Fitness
Muscular endurance is the
  1. muscles' ability to work for a long time without tiring
  2. same as cardiorespiratory fitness
  3. amount of force a muscle can exert
  4. same as body strength
Grade 9 Microbiology
Why are RNA viruses harder to cure than DNA viruses are?
  1. They infect a lot of cells rapidly and can constantly reproduce.
  2. They constantly mutate and become immune to vaccines.
  3. They are just as hard to cure as DNA viruses are.
  4. They can reproduce indefinitely and multiply in number very quickly.
Grade 9 Medical Terms
                is a condition in which an artery wall harden and thickens due to plaque buildup.
  1. Heart murmur
  2. Arrhythmia
  3. Heart Attack
  4. Atherosclerosis
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