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General Biology Questions

1. Term that describes the pink-colored E. coli. on this Gram-stained slide.
a. Gram-negative
b. Gram-positive

2. The round shaped bacterium is called _____.
a. coccus
b. spirillum
c. bacillus

3. The oblong shaped bacterium is called ____.
a. coccus
b. spirillum
c. bacillus

4. The wavy shaped bacterium is called _____.
a. coccus
b. spirillum
c. bacillus

5. The diagram is outlining which process?
a. prokaryotic fission
b. bacterial conjugation
c. lysis
d. endospore formation

6. The diagram is outlining which process?
a. prokaryotic fission
b. bacterial conjugation
c. lysis
d. endospore formation

7. Which of the following viruses infects bacteria?
a. adenovirus
b. bacteriophage
c. HIV
d. tobacco mosaic virus

8. Which bacterial species derives carbon from carbon dioxide and uses light energy to make ATP?
a. chemoautotroph
b. photoautotroph
c. chemoheterotroph

9. Which bacterial species derives carbon from carbon dioxide and strips electrons from ammonia for energy?
a. chemoautotroph
b. photoautotroph
c. chemoheterotroph

10. Which of the following are considered protozoans?
a. slime molds
b. heliozoans
c. dinoflagellates
d. diatom
e. red alga
f. naked amoeba
g. water mold
h. sporozoan

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