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Grade 10 Microbiology
Which of these causes the common cold?
  1. bacterium
  2. virus
  3. protozoan
  4. yeast
Grade 9 Microbiology
How do viruses reproduce?
  1. sexual reproduction
  2. asexual reproduction
  3. using a host cell's reproductive system
  4. They are not living things, so they do not reproduce.
Grade 9 Microbiology
Prokaryotic cells reproduce by means of
  1. synthesis.
  2. mitosis.
  3. binary fission.
  4. telophase.
Grade 9 Microbiology
Unicellular prokaryotes are found in extreme environments, and their cell walls do not contain peptidoglycans. Which of the following domains is described here?
  1. Bacteria
  2. Archaea
  3. Eukarya
  4. Protista
Grade 10 Fitness
Running, swimming, and using an elliptical machine are all ways to improve your:
  1. flexibility
  2. muscular strength
  3. cardiorespiratory endurance
  4. muscular endurance
Grade 10 Microbiology
Which disease is infectious?
  1. allergies
  2. HIV
  3. asthma
  4. diabetes
Grade 8 Microbiology
Which of the following is considered to be smallest in size?
  1. bacterium
  2. red blood cell
  3. virus
  4. lymphocyte
Grade 4 Microbiology
Germs are
  1. a yummy snack
  2. organisms that are so small they can only be seen by a microscope
  3. bugs
  4. a vegetable
Grade 9 Microbiology
Which term describes unicellular organisms such as bacteria?
  1. DNA
  2. eukaryote
  3. lysosome
  4. prokaryote
Grade 9 Microbiology
In what way are bacteria harmful?
  1. They recycle nutrients.
  2. They cause disease.
  3. They make food.
Grade 11 Diet and Nutrition
'Multigrain' bread is always 'whole-grain.'
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 12 Fitness
What is the minimum amount of regular physical activity that has been shown to reduce the risk of cancer?
  1. 1 hour per day, every other day
  2. 30 minutes at a time, 3 times per week
  3. 15 minutes of intense exercise, every day
  4. None, physical activity has not been shown to reduce the risk of developing any form of cancer.
Grade 9 Microbiology
What is a nonliving strand of genetic material that has a protein coat?
  1. a virus
  2. an archaea
  3. a eukaryote
  4. a prokaryote
Grade 9 Microbiology
What term is used to describe a spiral-shaped bacteria?
  1. bacillus
  2. coccus
  3. cylinder
  4. spirillum
Grade 10 Microbiology
The outer protein coat of a virus is a
  1. core of DNA.
  2. core of RNA.
  3. capsid.
  4. membrane envelope.
Grade 10 Diet and Nutrition
Word Bank : Nutrient Water Carbohydrates Fats Proteins

        Water         is the most important nutrient. Every cell needs it because many of the body's processes take place with this nutrient.

A            nutrient           supplies energy and raw materials to the body to use for growth, repair and maintenance.

What are fruit, honey, sugar, grains, potatoes and vegetables?                 Carbohydrates                

What is another name for nutrient called lipids?        Fats       

This important nutrient is a building block of all DNA, all cells. It is important in helping with growth and repair. Examples of this nutrient are meat, fish and eggs. What is it?           Protein          
Grade 10 Microbiology
A virus consists of a protein coat and                  .
  1. DNA or RNA
  2. A liquid membrane
  3. Cytoplasm
  4. A flagellum
Grade 6 Fitness
What is the advantage to exercise?
  1. Improved quality of life
  2. Decrease chronic disease
  3. Stress relief
  4. All of the above
Grade 9 Microbiology
How does a virus infect a cell?
  1. It moves through the cell.
  2. It forcefully attacks the cell.
  3. It contacts the cell membrane.
  4. Its protein coat tricks the cell into letting it in.
Grade 9 Fitness
Body mass index (BMI) is a ratio of a person's weight to his or her
  1. age
  2. height
  3. activity level
  4. basal metabolic rate
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