Chapter 3 T/F

25 July 2022
4.7 (114 reviews)
12 test answers

Unlock all answers in this set

Unlock answers (8)
question
51. The procedure for culturing a microorganism requires the use of a microscope.
answer
F
question
52. One colony typically develops from the growth of several parent bacterial cells
answer
F
question
53. Some microbes are not capable of growing on artificial media.
answer
T
question
48. Mixed cultures are also referred to as contaminated cultures.
answer
F
question
54. A medium that is gel-like has less agar in it compared to a solid medium
answer
T
question
55. A selective medium contains one or more substances that inhibit growth of certain microbes in order to facilitate the growth of other microbes.
answer
T
question
56. A bacterial species that grows on blood agar but will not grow on trypticase soy agar is termed an anaerobe
answer
F
question
57. Fixed smears of specimens are required in order to perform the Gram stain and endospore stain on the specimens.
answer
T
question
58. The bending of light rays as they pass from one medium to another is called refraction
answer
T
question
59. At the end of the Gram stain, gram-positive bacteria will be seen as purple cells
answer
T
question
60. Scanning tunneling and atomic force microscopes are used to image the detailed structure of biological molecules.
answer
T
question
61. Identification relies entirely on biochemical test results
answer
F