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  • Q1
    Microbes are ___________ to the naked eye, you need a ______________________ to see them
    visible, powerful microscope
    invisible, powerful microscope
    visible, glasses
    invisible, magnifying glass
    120s
  • Q2
    microorganisms have been around for how many years?
    3 million yrs
    5 million yrs
    100,000,000 yrs
    3.8 billion yrs
    120s
  • Q3
    True or False: microbes are vital for life on Earth
    False
    True
    120s
  • Q4
    What are the 3 main types of Microbes?
    plankton-bacteria-fungi
    virus-flagella-fungi
    fungi-virus-algae
    bacteria-virus-fungi
    120s
  • Q5
    What does flagella do for bacteria or viruses?
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    helps them feed
    allows them to infect their hosts
    helps them move around
    aids them in fighting off other bacteria/viruses
    120s
  • Q6
    What is the shape of the bacteria shown?
    Question Image
    cocci
    bacilli
    boriella
    120s
  • Q7
    What type of bacteria shape is shown?
    Question Image
    cocci
    spiral
    bacilli
    120s
  • Q8
    What type of bacteria shape is show?
    Question Image
    bacilli
    boriella
    cocci
    120s
  • Q9
    when bacteria join together to form chains, they're called
    bacteria skwad
    bacteria chains
    rods
    bio-films
    120s
  • Q10
    Viruses come in ____________ of different shapes and sizes
    thousands
    hundreds
    millions
    billions
    120s
  • Q11
    Which of the following would NOT be considered a type of fungus
    MRSA
    athlete's foot
    yeast
    penicillin
    120s
  • Q12
    When microbes take energy from the sun and produce oxygen
    photosynthesis
    algal conversion
    microbial photosynthesis
    algae photosynthesis
    120s
  • Q13
    Which of the following is a way that microbes live among us?
    cleaning up our waste
    killing pests
    all of the above
    giving texture and flavor to food
    120s
  • Q14
    T/F: microbes generate oxygen
    False
    True
    120s
  • Q15
    T/F: microbes are part of the carbon and nitrogen cycles
    False
    True
    120s

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