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  • 1
    A parasitologist studies parasites. What does a mycologist study?
  • 2
    The English scientist Robert Hooke coined the term cell because the small boxes he saw in the microscope reminded him of a monk’s room. What is the cell theory that was later proposed?
  • 3
    All of the following are considered microbes except:

  • 4
    A microorganism that causes disease is _______ .
  • 5
    Microbiology is the study of bacteria, algae, fungi, viruses and protozoa. Most of these are single-celled, except for which two:
  • 6
    All of the following statements agree with the germ theory of disease, except:

  • 7
    Koch’s postulates were:
  • 8
    Which statement about variolation is false?
  • 9
    Viruses were initially identified as small infectious agents that could pass through filters. How was it believed that these agents could survive?
  • 10
    Microbiologists investigate problems by designing and carrying out experiments. What is true about the scientific method?

  • 11
    Bacteriophages are:
  • 12
    The concept of putting microbes to work to clean up the environment is called:
  • 13
    Which of the following is not true of algae?
  • 14
    The first person to use a microscope to observe cells invisible to the naked eye was:
  • 15
    From the following choices, who is not known primarily for their work with antibiotics?
  • 16
    The field of ___________ involves studying how a person defends him/ herself against microbial infection.

  • 17
    The period from 1874 to 1917 is generally referred to as the _______ because __________.
  • 18
    When sodium hydroxide, a strong base, is added to water, the pH of the solution _____.
  • 19
    An ion is all of the following except:
  • 20
    Disaccharides, such as sucrose and lactose, are formed from:

  • 21
    Which of the following pH values would indicate the weakest acid?

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