A Multifaceted Science Objective question

  1. The field of microbiology includes the study of:
  • a) Bacteria, Protozoa, Nematodes, Virus
  • b) Bacteria, Protozoa, Helminths, Fungi
  • c) Bacteria, Algae, Fungi, Virus
  • d) Bacteria, Protozoa,, Subviral agents, Helminths

2.Which of the following is false?

  • a) Microorganisms are present everywhere on earth
  • b) Microorganisms can be destroyed by heat
  • c) Microorganisms can arise from non-living things
  • d) Microorganisms may be a part of human normal flora

3.Match A and B:

AB
(a) Mycology
(b) Phycology
(c) Ecology
(1) Study of environment and living world
(2) Study of fungi
(3) Study of algae
  • a) (a) → (2), (b) → (3), (c) → (1)
  • b) (a) → (2), (b) → (1), (c) → (3)
  • c) (a) → (3), (b) → (1), (c) → (2)
  • d) (a) → (3), (b) → (2), (c) → (1)

4.Fungi are:

  • a) Unicellular and photosynthetic microorganisms
  • b) Unicellular and non-photosynthetic microorganisms
  • c) Multicellular photosynthetic microorganisms
  • d) Multicellular non-photosynthetic microorganisms

5.Algae can reach up to a length of __ in size:

  • a) 15 meters
  • b) 15 centimeters
  • c) 50 meters
  • d) 50 centimeters

6.Which of the following statement is true?

  • a) Algae are non-photosynthetic pigmented unicellular or multicellular organisms
  • b) Algae are photosynthetic pigmented unicellular or multicellular organisms
  • c) Algae are photosynthetic pigmented multicellular organisms
  • d) Algae are photosynthetic non-pigmented unicellular or multicellular organisms

7.Which of the following statement is not true for fungi?

  • a) They live in soil and carry out decomposition of organic matter
  • b) They help in production of different kinds of food
  • c) They cause diseases like malaria, sleeping sickness, leishmaniasis
  • d) They help in production of antibiotics

8.Algae serve as food source for humans and livestock by:

  • a) Decreasing the level of dissolved oxygen in their immediate environment
  • b) Decreasing the level of dissolved nitrogen in their immediate environment
  • c) Increasing the level of dissolved nitrogen in their immediate environment
  • d) Increasing the level of dissolved oxygen in their immediate environment

9.Protozoa are found in:

  • a) Sewage and various bodies of water
  • b) Intestinal tract of insects
  • c) Damp soil
  • d) All of the above

10.Virology is the study of __ organisms?

  • a) Noncellular
  • b) Acellular
  • c) Multicellular
  • d) Both a and b

11.The study of biological material and processes by physical methods and the study of physical phenomena in living organisms is called:

  • a) Microbial physiology
  • b) Molecular biology
  • c) Biochemistry
  • d) Biophysics

12.The branch of biology mainly dealing with DNA and protein synthesis of living organisms is called:

  • a) Microbial physiology
  • b) Molecular biology
  • c) Biochemistry
  • d) Biophysics

13.The ultra structure investigation of a cell usually involves the techniques of:

  • a) Light microscopy
  • b) Phase contrast microscopy
  • c) Dark field microscopy
  • d) Electron microscopy

14.__ is a discipline which deals with classification system showing the relationship of microorganisms to one another:

  • a) Cytology
  • b) Microbial taxonomy
  • c) Biochemistry
  • d) Biophysics

15.The study which shows characteristics and inheritance patterns in generations of microorganisms is:

  • a) Microbial ecology
  • b) Microbial physiology
  • c) Microbial taxonomy
  • d) Microbial genetics

16.An investigation of the way microorganisms respond to unfavorable situations can be done through:

  • a) Microbial ecology
  • b) Microbial physiology
  • c) Microbial taxonomy
  • d) Microbial genetics

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