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Concept #1: Prokaryotic Cell Structures 1

Concept #2: Prokaryotic Cell Structures 2

Concept #3: Prokaryotic Cell Structures 3

Additional Problems
The cell wall of bacteria: a. Helps prevent the cell from burstingb. Protects the cellc. All are correctd. Contains peptidoglycane. Gives the bacterium a distinctive shape
Penicillin halts bacterial infections: a. By stimulating a person's immune systemb. By damaging the cell membranec. By interfering with the construction of the cell walld. By causing the DNA of a bacterium to mutatee. All are correct
The first cells might have been _____.a. eukaryoticb. photosyntheticc. heterotrophicd. All of these
The peptidoglycan of the bacterial cell wall contains a carbohydrate matrix linked together by short chains ofa. amino acidsb. fatty acidsc. nucleotidesd. water moleculese. steroids
A very common method of distinguishing the bacteria takes advantage of the thickness of the peptidoglycan layer in the cell wall. This method of differential staining of cells is calleda.  positive stainingb.  negative stainingc.  Gram stainingd.  neutral staininge.   prokaryotic staining
Which of the following is not characteristic of a prokaryote?a. Cell wallb. DNAc. Nucleusd. Plasma membrane
Which of the following is a problem associated with antibiotic therapy?a. Misuse of antibiotics increases the number of antibiotic-resistant strains.b. People can die if given an antibiotic to which they are allergic.c. The use of antibiotics can prevent natural immunity from occurring.d. All of these
Antibiotics _____.a. selectively kill bacteriab. should be used whenever someone feels sickc. only kill off the disease causing bacteriad. All of these
Endospores _____.a. are a means of reproductionb. can survive for hundreds of yearsc. cannot be killedd. All of these
Prokaryotes can escape detection by our immune system if they have a _____.a. capsule and/or slime layerb. plasma membranec. cell walld. nucleus
A reason that some antibiotics harm bacteria but not humans is because humans have many more cells than bacteria. a. Trueb. False
A reason that some antibiotics harm bacteria but not humans is because the antibiotic inhibits bacterial enzymes that humans do not have. a. Trueb. False
1. How do the cyanobacteria compare in size to bacteria? 2.How do the cyanobacteria compare in terms of their shape to bacteria? 
What are the three shapes used to classify bacterial cells?
What are the primary differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells?
Compare and contrast prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
Which of the following statements regarding bacteria is incorrect?A. Bacteria do not show extensive internal compartmentalisation.B. Bacteria typically possess a circular chromosome.C. Plasmids are circular extra-chromosomal DNA structures that often encode antibiotic resistance functions.D. Antibiotics always target the bacterial cell wall.
How does cyanobacterial ultrastructure compare to bacterial ultrastructure in general? 
The diagram above represents a typical rod-shaped bacterium. Which of the following best describes this cell?A. It is a prokaryote because it does not have a membrane surrounding its genetic material.B. It is a prokaryote because it is capable of making or providing itself with ATP.C. It is a eukaryote because it contains ribosomes.D. It is a eukaryote because it is surrounded by a cell wall.
Compare and contrast Archaea and Bacteria.