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Quiz Microbiology

Quiz Microbiology

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Microbiology 26Mar2009DO NOT DISTRIBUTE - 1 -
Lab 1 – Gram Reactions
1) Which of the following is NOT Gram-positive?a)
 Listeria monocytogenes
  b)
Streptococcus pneumoniae
 c)
Staphylococcus saprophyticus
 d)
 Klebsiella pneumonia
 e)
Streptococcus pyogenes
 2) Which of the following is rod shaped?a)
Staphylococcus aureus
  b)
 Neisseria gonorrhoeae
c)
 Bacillus anthracis
d)
 Borrelia burgdorferi
e)
Moraxella catarrhalis
3) Which of the following is the best description of 
listeria monocytogenes
?a) Gram-negative spirals b) Gram-negative coccic) Gram-negative rodsd) Gram-positive coccie) Gram-positive rods4) Which of the following would be the best magnification power for viewing bacteriasuch as
 Escherichia coli
with an oil immersion microscope?a) 1x b) 10xc) 100xd) 1,000xe) 10,000x
Lab 2 – Gram-positive Cocci
1) Which of the following tests would involve looking for “bubbling” after application of the test agent?a) Catalase b) Coagulasec) Bile esculind) Bacitracine) Optochin2) If a bacteria ferments mannitol salt, which is a peachy red color, what color will itchange to if the test is positive?a) Blue b) Redc) Greend) Yellowe) Black 3)
Streptococci pneumoniae
is the number one cause of all of the following EXCEPT:a) Adult meningitis b) Neonatal meningitisc) Community acquired pneumonia
 
Microbiology 26Mar2009DO NOT DISTRIBUTE - 2 -d) Otitis media in children4) In the hemolysis test on a blood agar plate, an incomplete hemolysis will show streaksof what color?a) Blue b) Clear c) Greend) Yellowe) Black 5) Which of the following Gram-positive cocci is catalase positive and coagulase positive?a)
Staphylococci epidermidis
 b)
Staphylococci saprophyticus
c)
Staphylococci aureus
d)
Streptococci pyogenes
e)
Streptococci agalactiae
6) Which of the following Gram-positive cocci is
!
(gamma) hemolytic?a)
Streptococci pneumonia
 b)
Viridans strep
c)
Streptococci pyogenes
d)
Streptococci agalactiae
e)
 Enterococcus
Lab 3 – Gram-negative Bacteria
1) Which of the following Gram-negative rods does not ferment glucose and is oxidase positive?a)
 E. coli
 b)
 P. vulgaris
c)
 P. aeruginosa
d)
Salmonella
e)
Shigella
2) In the lactose fermentation MacConkey test, what color would indicate a positive test?a) Black  b) Pink c) Blued) Purplee) Green3) Which of the following Gram-negative rods ferments glucose, is oxidase negative,ferments lactose, and is indole positive (tryptophan metabolizing)?a)
 E. coli
 b)
Shigella
c)
 K. pneumoniae
d)
Salmonella
e)
 P. vulgaris
4) A child presents with vomiting and bloody stools. A bacterial culture yields Gram-negative rods that are H2S negative. Which of the following is most likely?a)
 E. coli
 
Microbiology 26Mar2009DO NOT DISTRIBUTE - 3 - b)
Shigella
c)
 K. pneumoniae
d)
Salmonella
e)
 P. vulgaris
5) Which of the following can swarm on a plate, making it difficult to distinguishcolonies?a)
 E. coli
 b)
Shigella
c)
 K. pneumoniae
d)
Salmonella
e)
 P. vulgaris
6) What is the primary virulence factor for 
 E. coli
?a) Inflammatory response b) cAMP inducing toxinc) Toxin inhibits protein synthesisd) LPSe) Superantigen7) What is the primary virulence factor for 
 P. aeruginosa
?a) cAMP inducing toxin b) Capsulec) Spored) Teichoic acide) Type III secretion system
Lab 4 – Chocolate Agar and CHO Fermenters
1) Bacteria are cultured and found to be Gram-negative diplococci that grow on chocolateagar but not blood agar. Which of the following is the most likely?a)
Staphylococci
 b)
Streptococci
c)
Mycoplasma
d)
 Haemophilus
e)
 Neisseria
2) Which of the following is a dextrose (glucose) fermenter and is a maltose and sucrosenon-fermenter?a)
 H. influenza
 b)
 H. parainfluenza
c)
S. pyogenes
d)
 N. gonorrhea
e)
 N. meningitis
3) A sexually active male presents with a painful sore (ulcer on his penis) and inguinallymphadenopathy. Culture reveals Gram-negative coccobacilli that grow on chocolateagar but not blood agar. Which of the following is the most likely?a)
C. trachomatis
 b)
T. pallidum
c)
 N. gonorrhea
d)
 H. ducreyi

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