Distribution of microorganisms in nature Objective Question

1. Which of the following are considered as basic areas of Applied Microbiology?

  • a) Water and Waste Water Treatment, Industrial Microbiology
  • b) Microbial Cytology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Microbial Taxonomy
  • c) Microbial Ecology, Microbial Physiology
  • d) All of the above

2.Medical Microbiologist deals with:

  • a) Identification of new pathogen
  • b) Control and elimination of disease
  • c) Ways in which microbes cause disease
  • d) All of the above

3.Monoclonal antibody production is the area of:

  • a) Public Health Microbiology
  • b) Immunology
  • c) Microbial Cytology
  • d) All of the above

4.Immunology deals with:

  • a) How body protects itself from pathogen
  • b) Production of monoclonal antibodies
  • c) Treatment of allergy and autoimmune diseases
  • d) All of the above

5.Which of the following is not the function of an Agricultural Microbiologist?

  • a) To identify plant pathogens
  • b) Study microbes living in digestive tract of ruminants
  • c) Develop bio-pesticides
  • d) Identify and control the spread of human communicable diseases

6.Which of the following is not a food borne disease?

  • a) Salmonellosis
  • b) Botulism
  • c) Pneumonia
  • d) cholera

7.Who discovered antibiotic penicillin?

  • a) Edward Jenner
  • b) Alexander Fleming
  • c) Louis Pasteur
  • d) None of the above

8.Which of the following is not a product of Industrial Microbiology?

  • a) Penicillin
  • b) Vitamin B12
  • c) Glucose
  • d) Monosodium glutamate

9.Which of the following can be produced with the help of Industrial Microbiology?

  • a) Steroids
  • b) Solvents
  • c) Antibiotics
  • d) All of the above

10.Which aspect is thoroughly studied by a Microbial Physiologist?

  • a) Synthesis of antibiotics and toxins
  • b) Industrial production of antibiotics and enzymes
  • c) Microbial energy production and nitrogen fixation
  • d) Both a and c

11.Discovery of new and unusual microbes is important for the further development of:

  • a) New antimicrobial agents
  • b) Industrial processes
  • c) Bioremediation
  • d) All of the above

12.Biofilms are observed in:

  • a) Internal body tissues
  • b) Medical devices like catheters
  • c) Environmental surfaces
  • d) All of the above

13.Microbial communities found in form of layers on various surfaces are referred to as:

  • a. Microbial mates
  • b. Bio-communities
  • c. Biofilms
  • d. Biolayers

14.Study of microorganisms in their natural environment has become possible due to:

  • a) DNA based techniques
  • b) Protein based techniques
  • c) Isolation techniques
  • d) Selective media and enrichment techniques

15.Which of the following is not concerned with public health microbiologist?

  • a) To investigate and control spread of communicable diseases
  • b) To monitor amount of disease in population
  • c) To identify pathogen and to study their mode of infection
  • d) To detect outbreaks and establish control measures

16.Which of the following is concerned with public health microbiologist?

  • a) To monitor the safety of food and water, to ensure that they are free from pathogen
  • b) To carry out surveillance of new disease and bioterrorism events
  • c) To investigate and control spread of communicable diseases
  • d) All of the above

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