Microbiology - Micro Organisms

Exercise :: Micro Organisms - Section 1

  • Micro Organisms - Section 1
11. 

Which of the following is considered the most unifying concept in biology?

A. Taxonomy
B. Anatomy
C. Genetics
D. Evolution

Answer: Option D

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12. 

Various bacterial species can be subdivided into

A. subspecies
B. biovarieties
C. serovarieties
D. all of these

Answer: Option D

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13. 

Living organisms have many complex characteristics. Which one of the following is shared by non-living matter as well?

A. Homeostasis
B. Tissues
C. Reproduction
D. Molecules

Answer: Option D

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14. 

A newly discovered microscopic structure is hypothesized to be a living organism. Which of the following lines of evidence would support the contention that this organism may be alive?

A. It contains DNA
B. It is made of a single cell
C. It utilizes energy
D. All of these

Answer: Option C

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15. 

Mycoplasmas, rickettsiae, and chlamydiae are

A. types of fungi
B. small bacteria
C. species of protozoa
D. forms of viruses

Answer: Option B

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