Do You Know Microbiology?

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Do You Know Microbiology?
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2011-09-08 19:48:58
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  1. Numerically Speaking, _______ are the most dominant form of life on Earth.
    Microbes
  2. _______ may have been the first form of life on Earth.
    Microbes
  3. Microbes _____, _____, & _______ ecological balance.
    • initiate
    • maintain
    • restore
  4. Without microbes all other ____________.
    ______forms of life would cease to exist.
  5. Microbes live in _________.
    _____ diverse and sometimes extreme environments.
  6. Microbes have many processes in common ____________.
    ______ with other forms of life.
  7. Some microbes exhibit unique ______ & _______ processes.
    • biological
    • chemical
  8. Microbes may be _________ or _________ cells.
    • Prokaryotic
    • Eukaryotic
  9. ______, _____, and ______ are the smallest microbes and are _________.
    • Prions; viroids; viruses
    • Acellular
  10. Bacteria represent the major group of _________.
    Prokaryotes
  11. One bacterium can multiply into ______ bacteria in ______ hours.
    • 16,777,220
    • 24
  12. The humban body contains more ________ cells than _______ cells.
    • microbial
    • human
  13. Microbes account for about _____ % of our body weight.
    10
  14. One square centimeter of human skin may contain _____ microbes.
    100,000 microbes
  15. The number of _____ bacteria that will live in your intestines during your liftime will outnumber all _______________.
    • E. coli
    • humans who have ever lived on Earth
  16. In ______, who lost mmore troops to microbes than to the Russian Army.
    • 1812
    • Napoleon
  17. The fraction of microbes that cause _____ is far less than the fraction of __________________.
    • disease
    • humans that commit first degree murder
  18. Microbes either ________ produce ______ useful to humans or can be ______ _____ to produce them.
    • naturally
    • products
    • genetically engineered
  19. Microbes are very useful in _______ _______.
    Biological Research
  20. Many people will ____ & _____ without knowing that microbes exist.
    • live
    • die

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