Nutrient Broth and Simple Media Quiz
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Nutrient Broth and Simple Media Quiz

Test your knowledge on nutrient broth and simple media used for cultivating microorganisms. Learn about the composition and uses of nutrient agar and nutrient broth in microbiology.

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Questions and Answers

How is Meat Infusion Broth prepared?

By boiling meat extract for 24 hours at 2 degrees C.

What makes Meat Extract Broths less nutritious compared to other types of broths?

The high percentage of fermentable sugar they contain.

What is the purpose of Nutrient Broth in the study of medical pathogenic bacteria?

To form the basis of most media employed in studying medical pathogenic bacteria.

Why are Enriched Media considered ideal for promoting the growth of specific fastidious organisms?

<p>Because they contain a rich supply of special nutrients.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main purpose of using Blood Agar Plate (BAP) in microbiology?

<p>To detect hemolytic streptococci.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What distinguishes Selenite F broth from other enrichment media?

<p>It is specifically an enrichment medium for salmonellae and some shigellae.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of the incubation period in microbiological culture?

<p>To allow previously inoculated culture media to show distinct colonies</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the characteristic of a pure culture?

<p>Contains only one group of microorganisms</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why is a contaminated culture problematic in microbiology?

<p>It accidentally contains unwanted microorganisms</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is inoculum in microbiology?

<p>The colony ready for transfer to another culture medium</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of culture media is characterized by agar as a solidifying agent?

<p>Semi-solid media</p> Signup and view all the answers

In microbiological terms, what is a colony?

<p>A group of microorganisms growing characteristically together in a culture medium</p> Signup and view all the answers

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