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Antibiotics destroy bacteria by damaging their:
a) cell wall
b) protein coat
c) DNA
d) RNA

Viruses reproduce by injecting their ______ into your body's cells.
a) genetic material (DNA or RNA)
b) protein coat
c) cell wall and plasma membrane
d) good looks

Asexual reproduction in bacteria is called:
a) binary fission
b) conjugation
c) productivity
d) carbon cycle

The function of the pilli in bacteria is to:
a) allow for the exchange of genetic material
b) regulate the movement of material into & out of the cell
c) provide shape and protection
d) aid in asexual reproduction

The zone of inhibition is where:
a) bacteria were prevented from growing
b) bacteria and viruses reproduced most effectively
c) viruses competed with bacteria for resources
d) the disinfectants works least effectively

Antibiotics work against bacteria that are _________ to them.
a) susceptible
b) resistant
c) both answers are correct
d) neither answer is correct

Antibiotics do not work against viruses because viruses:
a) all answers are correct
b) are not really "alive"
c) inject their DNA/RNA into the host's cells
d) do not have the same cell wall structure as bacteria

Staphylococcus bacteria are what shape?
a) cluster of circles
b) chain of rods
c) chain or circle
d) cluster of spirals

Which sequence has the levels of organization in order from largest to smallest?
a) Kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species
b) Species, genus, family, order, class, phylum, kingdom
c) Kingdom, species, genus, family, class, order, phylum
d) Species, genus, kingdom, family, class, order, phylum

Conjugation is the process of
a) sexual reproduction in bacteria cells
b) reproduction of virus cells
c) asexual reproduction of bacteria
d) asexual reproduction of viruses

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