Ultimate Microbiology Trivia Quiz

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Process that eliminates (removes) or kills all forms of life.
Techoic Acids are in which type of bacteria cell wall?
This person is known for demonstrating that a sealed flask of meat broth sterilized by boiling failed to grow microbes.
What is Tetracycline's course of action?
Monocytes diffentiate into _________ and ____________
Gene expression can be controlled through ___________ _____________.
Gram ____ bacteria has a thin cell wall.
_______ and ________ transfer electrons to the electron transport system
Term for the set of pathways that break down molecules into smaller units and release energy.
What is Streptomycin's course of action?
Which MHC is found only on antigen presenting cells?
'Acetyl-COA enters TCA by condensing with the 4-C oxaloacetate to form citrate' Is the (first, second, third) step of TCA.
What is the name of the bacteria species that causes acne?
Which antibiotic inhibits transcription by selectively binding to RNA polymerase?
In the Electron Transport System, what drives the ATP synthase to produce ATP?
What bacteria species destroys cillia in the mucociliary escalator?
TERM - The ribosomal synthesis of proteins based on triplet codons present in mRNA.
TERM - refers to microbial changes that render a product obviously unfit or unpalatable for consumption.
Tetanus toxin causes ________ _________.
Influenza A has a ____________ genome.
This antibiotic disrupts translation by causing abortive translocation.
What is the #1 bacterial pathogen in the world?
TERM - refers to the presence of pathogens in a food product.
What color will gram negative bacteria turn when stained?
What two bacteria species produce endospores?
The flagellar motor is like the __________ ____________.
Name the energy carriers.
The lagging strand is replicated ___________.
Lungs and trachea are usually _________.
What kind of toxin is cholera toxin?
What are the three parts of LPS?
What is the most frequently reported STD in the United States?
Small, high-affinity iron chelating compounds secreted by bacteria.
What is used to kill spores?
The role of the ciliated mucous lining?
What are the four mechanisms of antibiotic resistance?
Name the two ways of replication plasmids use.
Term for behavior in which motile bacteria swim toward favorable environments.
TERM - A bacterial, viral, or fungal agent of disease.
Term for the killing or removal of pathogens from inanimate objects.
Rho-dependent relies on a protein called 'Rho' and a strong pause site at the ___ end of the gene
Cytotoxic T-cells possess what type of coreceptor?
Which part of lipopolysaccharide toxic?
Detection of food occurs through a process that is like a what?
TERM - molecules that gain or release small amounts of energy in reversible reactions.
The PMF drives the...?
TERM - Requires a GC-rich region of RNA, as well as 4-8 consectutive U residues.
What are Rho-dependent and Rho-independent are classifications of?
TERM - The ability to do work.
What are the complexes of the ETS called?
___% of women with Chlamydia have no symptoms but damage still occurs.
One purpose of fermentation is to add __________ and ____________ _____________
The leading strand is replicated ___________.
Which T-cell's role is to activate cytotoxic t-cells?
Term for the set of pathways that use energy to build molecules.
This antibiotic disrupts translation by inhibiting aminoacyl-tRNA binding to the A site.
Food receptors are like the ________ __________.
The autoinducer secreted in quorum sensing _________________, but it _________________ to ________________ that now changes the transcription of genes (used by Vibrio fischeri with
Process where bacterial cells work together at high density.
Bacteria that grow at temperatures of less than about 15 °C.
DNA polymerase has an exonuclease activity and can ____________.
What scientist performed a famous experiment using a swan neck flask?
Process of heating food, usually liquid, for an extended period of time and then rapidlly cooling it.
TERM - A reducing agent.
Which immune response is present at birth?
What causes UTI?
The genetic code is _________ because different codons can code for the same amino acid.
Which T-cell's role is to help B-cells?
TERM - an oxidizing agent.
A dormant, tough, and temporarily non-reproductive structure produced by certain bacteria.
The innate immune response uses (specific, nonspecific) responses to destroy invading cells.
What are the products of the TCA cycle?
____________ changes it's flagella from one type to another by _________ a _____ ____________, called the H control region, that contains the ___________ that controls one flagella
Organism that grows best in moderate temperature, neither too hot nor too cold, typically between 25 and 40 °C.
Which species causes Chlamydia?
TERM - The amount of oxygen removed from the water by aerobic respiration.
The overall process of electron transport and ATP generation is termed?
TERM - The set of chemical reactions that happen in living organisms to maintain life.
This antibiotic disrupts translation by inhibiting peptidyltransferase
What bacteria species is resposible for causing whooping cough?
Name the causative agent for cholera.
Cytotoxic T-cells have what type of MHC restriction?
The four steps of inflammation are?
What pathogen is the leading cause of hospitalization/death from a foodborne pathogen?
Gonorrhea is caused by which bacteria species?
What is the bacterial capsule made of?
Which MHC is found on all nucleated cells?
T1 and T2 cells possess what type of coreceptor?
Term for the destruction of inhibition of microorganisms that exist on living tissue.
What is Erythromycin's course of action?
TERM - The synthesis of RNA complementary to a DNA template
____________ media exploits differences between two species that grow equally well.
PID is caused by?
Norovirus and Rotovirus cause ________.
RNA is polymerized in the _____ direction.
Rifamycin B inhibits transcription initiation by...
'To preserve food by limiting microbial growth' is one purpose of ___________.
Three purposes of fermentation.
What does active transport require?
________ produce antibodies to bind to antigens.
Ciliated mucous lining is in the _______, _________, and ___________?
Mycobacterium tuberculosis...
An example of when infection doe not cause disease.
Actinomycin D inhibits __________ __________.
What is the third phase of the bacterial growth curve?
Pathogens use portals of entry best suited to their methods of __________.
Core polymerase is required for the (initiation, elongation) phase.
An organism that thrives at relatively high temperatures, between 45 and 80 °C.
A series of three adjacent bases in one polynucleotide chain of a DNA or RNA molecule, which codes for a specific amino acid.
Give one reason why the skin is difficult to colonize.
Live microorganisms that are thought to be beneficial to the host organisms are called...
What is the growth phase of the bacterial growth curve called?
Fermentation is used by bacteria in the absence of what?
What is the DNA backbone is composed of?
Gram ___ bacteria has a thick cell wall.
Which antibiotic inhibits transcription by nonselectively binding to DNA?
DNA strands come together in a __________ fashion.
Levels of __________ decrease in the water as a result of algal bloom.
Which T-cell responds to antigens from infected cells?
Lymphocytes consist of ________ and __________
__________ and __________ destroy microbes by phagocytosis
TERM - Occurs when a lake receives large amounts of nutrients, such as runoff from agricultural fertilizer or septic systems.
________ modulate specific immune response.
Which T-cell responds to antigens in the bloodstream?
What did Joseph Lister develop?
DNA is polymerized in the _____ direction.
The sigma factor is required for the (initiation, elongation) phase
Translation begins at the _____ codon.
Translation ends at the ______ codon.
These are extragenomic DNA molecules.
What is the leading cause of diarrhea worldwide?
TERM - A non-coding DNA regulatory region immediantly upstream of a structural gene that is needed for transcription initiation.
What does eutrophication cause?
What can phosphates in detergents can cause?
The adaptive immune response reacts to specific (antigens, antibodies)
Define disinfection.
Define sterilization.
Name the first phase of the bacterial growth curve.
What is Chloramphenicol's course of action?
Term for rendering something free of pathogens.
What is DNA polymerized by?
Bacterial capsules prevent _______ by phagocytes.
The four nucleotides of DNA are: ??? (alphabetical order)
The genome of Influenza A facilitates __________ between two strains coinfecting the same cell.
What does Botox cause?
T1 and T2 cells have what type of MHC restriction?
____________ media favors the growth of one organism over another.
This antibiotic disrupts translation by inbiting the 70s ribosome formation.
Which T-cells kill virus infected cells and cancer cells?
Define antisepsis.
An organism that thrives in physically or geochemically extreme conditions that are detrimental to most life on Earth.
Define sanitation.
How many energy carriers are there?
Rifamycin B inhibits __________ ____________.
__:___ women get PID and __:__ of those women become sterile
This person showed that maggots in decaying meat were the offspring of flies and not the result of spontaneous generation.

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