Chapter 1 Practice
Microorganisms are ___, meaning they are found in all natural habitats as well as in most artificial habitats created by humans.
True or False: Microorganisms are found in all natural habitats as well as in most artificial habitats created by humans.
Microbiology involves the study of microscopic organisms, including: Viruses, Helminths, Protozoa, Archaea, Bacteria, Fleas, Fungi
Viruses, Helminths, Protozoa, Archaea, Bacteria, Fungi
___ cells possess a nucleus and other membrane bound organelles.
___ organisms can be visualized by the naked eye.
What are the major types of microorganisms?
Protozoa, Fungi, Viruses, Algae, Bacteria
What microbe is not cellular (acellular) and is composed of nucleic acid surrounded by a protein coat?
Organisms that are only visible with the aid of a microscope are referred to as ___.
A(n) ___ cell will not contain organelles, such as mitochondria or a nucleus.
Taxonomy involves ___ and ___ living things.
classifying and naming
___ are small, single-celled prokaryotic organisms.
Which of the following is NOT a term used to describe microscopic organisms? Microorganisms, Vertebrates, Microbes
A cellular microorganism that lacks a membrane-bound nucleus and most membrane-bound organelles, and divides by binary fission is correctly termed a ___.
For the organism Staphylococcus aureus, aureus represents the ___ level of classification.
Eukaryotic organisms are:
either unicellular or multicellular
A(n) ___ is any small, membrane-bound component found inside of a eukaryotic cell.