Bacterial Morphology Quiz

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What is the typical size range for the rod-shaped Flordetella pertussis?

0.2 to 0.5 um in diameter and 0.5 to 1 um in length

Which bacterium has a minimum width of 5 um and a maximum length of 100 um?


What shape are Vibrios bacteria known for?

Comma shaped, curved rods

Which bacteria are referred to as coccobacilli because they look like cocci?


What do spirochetes bacteria look like?

Long, slender, flexible spiral forms

What shape do coccobacilli bacteria resemble?

Radiating rays of sun

'Bacillus' bacteria are described as what kind of shape?

'Round-ended cylinder' shaped

Test your knowledge of bacterial morphology by identifying the characteristics of different bacteria, such as size and shape. Learn about various bacteria like Treponema pallidum, Bordetella pertussis, Azotobacter, Synechococcus, and Achromatium.

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