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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Health and Medicine Questions

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Grade 9 Microbiology
Spherical-shaped bacteria are called                .
  1. bacilli
  2. cocci
  3. spirilla
  4. spirochetes
Grade 9 Diet and Nutrition
Match the food to the correct category.
Fruit Vegetable Healthy Fat Carbohydrate
Sweet Potato
Mozzarella Cheese
Blue Cheese Crumbles
2% Milk
Red Pepper
Grade 9 Diet and Nutrition
The body's rate of energy use at rest
  1. basal metabolic rate
  2. hunger
  3. appetite
  4. body mass index
Grade 9 Diet and Nutrition
A ratio of a person's weight to height
  1. basal metabolic rate
  2. hunger
  3. appetite
  4. body mass index
Grade 9 Diet and Nutrition
Healthiest type of fat
  1. saturated fat
  2. polyunsaturated fat
  3. trans fat
  4. monounsaturated fat
Grade 9 Diet and Nutrition
Weight loss achieved with a fad diet is usually temporary.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 9 Microbiology
How do viruses reproduce?
  1. sexual reproduction
  2. asexual reproduction
  3. using a host cell's reproductive system
  4. They are not living things, so they do not reproduce.
Grade 9 Microbiology
Prokaryotic cells reproduce by means of
  1. synthesis.
  2. mitosis.
  3. binary fission.
  4. telophase.
Grade 9 Microbiology
A unicellular organism has many cells.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 9 Diet and Nutrition
Name the four disease causing pathogens
P           Parasite           
V        Virus        
B           Bacteria           
F        Fungi        
Grade 9 Diet and Nutrition
Which disease is caused by bacteria?
  1. Chicken Pox
  2. Strep Throat
  3. Hepatitis
  4. Common Cold
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 Diet and Nutrition
Which of the following disease is caused by a fungi?
  1. Chicken Pox
  2. Malaria
  3. Measles
  4. Ring Worm
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 Microbiology
What is a virus?
  1. a bacterial cell
  2. a red blood cell
  3. a white blood cell
  4. an infectious agent
Grade 9 Microbiology
In what way are bacteria harmful?
  1. They recycle nutrients.
  2. They cause disease.
  3. They make food.
Grade 9 Microbiology
Viruses are nucleic acids in a protein capsule that attack and take over a cell and reproduce inside the cell. Viruses are much smaller than even a bacterium; they are between 20 and 400 thousandth of a millimeter across. Viruses cannot survive on their own. They are not cells but just a bundle of instructions.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 9 Microbiology
What term is used to describe a spiral-shaped bacteria?
  1. bacillus
  2. coccus
  3. cylinder
  4. spirillum
Grade 9 Microbiology
Which term describes unicellular organisms such as bacteria?
  1. DNA
  2. eukaryote
  3. lysosome
  4. prokaryote
Grade 9 Microbiology
Because E. coli do not keep the crystal violet stain used in Gram staining methods, the organism is known as a                            .
  1. Gram-positive virus
  2. Gram-negative bacteria
  3. Gram-sensitive bacteria
  4. Gram-peptidoglycan bacteria
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