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Viruses and Bacteria
Test your basic knowledge of bacteria and viruses.
#1 What are pathogens?
#2 A virus's protein coat is called a:
#3 Bacteria use flagella to move.
#4 The shape of cocci are:
#5 Bacilli are shaped as rounded rectangles.
#6 Spirilla are shaped as cubes.
#7 The result of a lytic infection is the bursting of the host cell.
#8 During a lysogenic infection:
The virus inserts its own DNA into the host cell.
The virus kills the host cell by inserting capsids.
#9 Viruses are incapable of entering animal cells.
#10 Why are plant cells harder to infect than animal cells?
Plant cells have a stronger cell membrane.
Plant cells have a cell wall.
Plant cells use photosynthesis.
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