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Which modern day cell is probably mst closely related to the original common ancestor?
Archaeon
What is the life cycle that requires multiplication in side another cell?
Bdellovibrio
Who proposed the Endosymbiont hypothesis?
Lynn Marguiles
Who first proposed the idea of the common ancestor?
Charles Darwin
Which part of the mushroom consists of differential cells produced under stress?
Fruiting Body
Which of the following is not from horizontal gene transfer:
a. Conjugation
b. Transformation
c. Transposition
d. Transduction
transposition
Archea, Eukarya and Bacteria are all part of the three ___ of life.
domains
What percentage of Thermotaga maritima's genes are from the Archea?
25%
The Haantan Virus Disease outbreak in the USA's Four Corners Region in 1993 are similar to
A. the 1918 Flu
B. Salmonellosis
C. English Sweating Sickness
D. A and C
A and C
What is the largest human organ?
The Skin
What is the human organ with the greatest concentration of microbes?
The Intestins
Which of the following describes the microbe Lactobacillus reuteri?
a.Familiar Enemy
b.Lethal Stranger
c.Opportunist
d.Probiotic
Familiar Enemy
Which of the following best describes the Ebola virus?
A. Familiar Enemy
B. Lethal Stranger
C. Opportunist
D. Probiotic
Lethal Stranger
Which commander conquered all because he demanded his soldiers boil their drinking water?
Alexander the Great
Which commander lost his army to typhus, dysentery and the cold, in Russian winter?
Napoleon Bonaparte.
Which did Mary Mallon spread to whomever she cooked for?
Typhoid
What disease was proven microbially-caused after Dr. Barry Marshall drank swamp water?
Peptic Ulcers
Which respiratory disease is spread from birds to people?
Psittocosis
Which tick-bourne disease causes a bull's eye rash that can lead to arthritis-like disease?
Lyme disease
Which disease(s) have changed human social and cultural history?
a.smallpox
b.rabies
c.plague
d.a and b
e.a and c
a and c
Which tick borne disease should be of greatest concern to North Carolinians?
Rocky Mountain Spotted Feaver
Which water-bourne disease is resistant to chlorination and standard water treatment?
Cryptosporidiosis
Which diseases have co evolved through time along with their hosts?
A. Myxovirus
B. Plague
C. Malaria
D.A and B
E. A and C
A and C
T or F
The organelles of eukaryotic cells may have started out as prokaryotic cells?
T
T or F
A mitochondrian makes energy efficiently by reducing its membrane surface area?
F
T or F
Flagella of eukaryotes may have started out as bacterial spirochetes.
T
T or F
Chloroplasts of plant cells may have started originally been cyanobacteria?
T
T or F
Vertical gene transfer occurs within the same generation?
F
T or F
Horizontal gene transfer occurs only between members of the same species.
F
T or F

The genome of THERMOTOGA MARITIMA is completely bacterial?
F
T or F
Bacteria can move genes horizontally with each other, but not with members of other domains?
F
T or F
The Four Corners Haantan virus disease outbreak of 1993 declined as the weather changed?
F
T or F
The Haantan Virus normally causes disease in rodents?
F
T or F
There are ten times as many cells living on humans than humans themselves consist of?
T
T or F
The microbes Streptococcus mutans and Porphyromonas gingivialis cause disease whenever they are present in the mouth?
F
T or F
Probiotics work by specifically killing desease causing microbes?
F
T or F
Napoleon is remembered as a great general because he understood microbiology?
F
T or F
As long as the outer shell of the egg is disinfected first, you can use raw eggs in Caesar salads and ice cream?
F
T or F
Salmonella bacteria get their name from salmon, the fish they were first isolated from?
F
T or F
Typhoid can only by caught from contaminated people ro food, since it does not survive long in the environment.
F
T or F
It was assumed for many years that peptic ulcers were caused by spicy foods and stress before Helicobacter Pylori was shown to generate stomach incflammation.?
T
T or F
George Washington inoculated himself to keep from catching smallpox.
F
T or F
Edward Jenner invented vaccination by using the cowpox virus to prevent smallpox?
T
T or F
John Snow provented the spread of cholera by having people boil their drinking water.
F
T or F
Human cases of diseases spread by biting insects( ie: Lyme) increase in the winter.
F
T or F
AIDS can be prevented in the unborn by treating HIV + mothers with HIV anti-virals.
T
T or F
Rabies is controlled by vaccinating pet animals
T
T or F
People with sickle cell anemia are more likely to survive a malaria infection.
T