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Viruses and Bacteria Review Quiz:

 

1.  Which of these terms refers to the protein coat of a virus?

Capsid
Sheath
Base plate
Tail fiber

 

2.  Which of these terms refers to the ’landing gear’ of the bacterial virus?

Capsids
Sheaths
Base plates
Tail fibers

 

3. Which is larger? A small bacterial cell or a large virus?

Bacterial cell
Virus

 

4.  Which of these terms does NOT refer to a bacterium?

Monera
Prokaryote
Eukaryote
Bacillus

 

5.  Which kingdom does Anabaena belong to?

Protist
Monera
Fungus
Cyanobacteria

 

6.  What is the function of a heterocyst?

Site of food storage
Site of photosynthesis
Site of nitrogen fixation
Site of starch assembly

 

7.  Which of these terms best applies to Gloeocapsa?

Protistean
Cyanobacterium
Spirillum
Fungal

 

8.  Which term refers to rod-shaped bacteria?

Bacillus
Coccus
Spirillum
Vibrium

 

9.  Which term refers to spherical bacteria?

Bacillus
Coccus
Spirillum
Vibrium

 

10. Which term refers to twisted or helical bacteria?

Bacillus
Coccus
Spirillum
Vibrium

 

11.  Which of these organisms was clearly filamentous in appearance?

Oscillatoria
Anabaena
Gloeocapsa
E. coli

 

12.  Which organism reviewed in lab is associated with the human colon (large intestine)?

Oscillatoria
Anabaena
Gloeocapsa
E. coli

 

13. Which term applies to a virus that infects bacterial cells?

Oscillatoria
E. coli
Bacteriophage
Eurypterid

 

14. Which of these is characteristic of Gloeocapsa?

Spiral body shape
Helical body shape
Setae between segments
Mother cells with walls

 

15. Which of these is a Cyanobacterium?

Oscillatoria
E. coli
Bacteriophage
Coccus forms