Micro Chapter 1

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Micro Chapter 1
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  1. Antoni van Leeuwenhoek was the first person in history to
    A. use a magnifying glass
    B. prove the germ theory
    C. view protozoa and bacteria
    D. disprove spontaneous generation
    E. develop a taxonomic system
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Which of the following scientists provided evidence in favor of the concept of spontaneous generation?
    A. Redi
    B. Buchner
    C. Spallanzani
    D. Pasteur
    E. Needham
    E.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. All of the following types of research were begun during the Golden Age of Microbiology EXCEPT:
    A. biotechnology
    B. etiology
    C. chemotherapy
    D. recombinant DNA technology
    E. epidemiology
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. All of the following items or processes used in micobiological labs were developed by Robert Koch and his associates EXCEPT:
    A. vaccines
    B. the use of steam to sterilize growth media
    C. techniqes for the aseptic transfer of microbes
    D. the first photomicrograph of bacteria
    E. Petri dishes
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Which of the following scientist was the first to develop a taxonomic system for classifying organisms?
    A. Needham
    B. Pasteur
    C. Lister
    D. Leeuwenhoek
    E. Linnaeus
    E.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. All of the follwing are aspects of Pasteur's final experiments to disprove spontaneous generation EXCEPT:
    A. he boiled the infusions to kill any microbes present
    B. the flasks he used were sealed with corks
    C. the flasks were incubated for very long periods of time
    D. the necks of the flasks he used were bent into an S shape
    E. the flasks he used were free of microbes until they were opened
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Which of the following statements concerning Koch's postulates is false?
    A. a suspected pathogen must be able to be grown in the laboratory
    B. a suspected pathogen must be found in the majority of individuals with a particular disease.
    C. Koch's postulates involve the experimental infection of susceptible hosts
    D. Koch's postulates cannot be used to demonstrate the cause of all diseases
    E. all of Koch's posulates must be satisfied before an organism can be proven to cause a particular disease
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. The scientist who is credited with the first systemic use of microscopes is
    A. Koch
    B. Linnaeus
    C. Leeuwenhoek
    D. Aristotle
    E. Semmelweis
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. In scientific method, a scientist tries to obtain data in order to evaluate a(n)
    A. independent variable
    B. control group
    C. dependent variable
    D. hypothesis
    E. experimental group
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Which of the follwoing is NOT a question that was addressed during the Golden Age of Microbiology?
    A. what causes disease?
    B. how can we prevent infection and disease?
    C. what causes fermentation?
    D. how do nucleic acid sequences differ beween species?
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. True/False: Carl Woese demonstrated that there are two major groups of cells: prokaryotes and eukaryotes.
    False
  12. True/False: In his initial experiments on fermentation, Louis Pasteur showed that bacteria cause wine to spoil by producing acid from grape juice.
    True
  13. True/False: Eduard Buchner's experiments provided evidence that fermentation does not require living cells to occur.
    True.
  14. True/False: Lazzaro Spallanzani was the first scientist to provide evidence disproving the spontaneous generation of microorganisms.
    False
  15. True/False: Cells which have membrane-bound organelles and separate nuclei with a double-layer membrane are known as prokaryotes.
    False.

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