General Microbiology Tishk International University Quiz

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Which scientist was the first to observe bacteria using a single-lens microscope of his own design?

Anton van Leeuwenhoek

What is the science that studies living microorganisms of microscopic size?


Who developed the process known as pasteurization to kill microbes?

Louis Pasteur

Which of the following is not a living microorganism studied in microbiology?


Who co-authored the book 'Microbiology (A human perspective)'?

John Kleyn

Which pioneer in medical microbiology set out criteria to test known as Koch's postulates?

C. Robert Koch

What temperature and duration are required for pasteurization of liquids according to the given text?

73 to 75°C for 15 seconds

What are the harmful effects of microorganisms mentioned in the text?

Diseases to animal and plant

In which area of microbiology is the study of microorganisms related to soil fertility or causing plant diseases conducted according to the given text?

Agriculture and soil microbiology

What term includes the population of microorganisms that inhabit the skin or specific areas of the body?

Normal flora

Test your knowledge of general microbiology with reference to textbooks like 'Microbiology (Principle and Exploration)' by Jacquelyn G.Black, 'Microbiology Experiments' by John Kleyn and Mary Bicknell, and 'Microbiology: A Human Perspective' by Nester, Anderson, and PEARSALL.

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