MCQ on History of Microbiology




(1). Who discovered Mycobacterium tuberculosis?
a.       Koch
b.      Jenner
c.       Pasteur
d.      Virchow

(2). Mycobacterium lepree was discovered by:
a.       Pasteur
b.      Jenner
c.       Koch
d.      Hansen



(3). Antibodies were discovered by:
a.       Edelman
b.      Porter
c.       Edelman and Porter
d.      Edelman and Hess

(4). Streptococcus pneumonia was discovered by:
a.       Pasteur
b.      Jenner
c.       Koch
d.      Hansen



(5). Who discovered Bacillus anthacis?
a.       Koch
b.      Pasteur
c.       Jenner
d.      Hansen

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(6). Scientist who disproved theory of spontaneous generation:
a.       Koch
b.      Pasteur
c.       Jenner
d.      Hansen

(7). Germ theory of disease was proposed by:
a.       Koch
b.      Pasteur
c.       Jenner
d.      Hansen






(8). Who discovered the importance of Agar in culture media?
a.       Ehrlich
b.      Petri
c.       Finley
d.      Hess

(9). Diphtheria toxin was identified by:
a.       von Behring
b.      Finley
c.       Hess
d.      Pasteur

(10).  The theory of immunity was proposed by:
a.       Koch
b.      Ehrlich
c.       Hess
d.      Hansen

(11).  Who isolated E. coli for the first time?
a.       Escherich
b.      Robert Koch
c.       Jenner
d.      Pasteur



(12).  What is ‘Caduceus’?
a.       A parasitic nematode
b.      Symbol of medicine
c.       A method of surgery
d.      A method of anesthesia

(13).  Who discovered archaebacteria?
a.       Carl Woese
b.      Edelman
c.       Ehrlich
d.      Pasteru

(14).  The ‘Three Domain System of Classification” of organism is based on:
a.       rRNA sequence
b.      cyt-C sequence
c.       rRNA and cyt-C sequence
d.      Morphology and rRNA sequence




(15).  What is the peculiarity of Pandoravirus
a.       Largest virus
b.      Largest viral genome
c.       Smallest virus
d.      Smallest viral genome



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Answer Key

1. Ans. (a). Koch

2. Ans. (d). Hansen

3. Ans. (c). Edelman and Porter

4. Ans. (a). Pasteur

5. Ans. (a). Koch

6. Ans. (b). Pasteur

7. Ans. (a). Koch

8. Ans. (d). Hess

9. Ans. (a). von Behring




10.  Ans. (b). Ehrlich

11.  Ans. (a). Escherich

12.  Ans. (b). Symbol of medicine

13.  Ans. (a). Carl Woese

14.  Ans. (a). rRNA sequence

15.  Ans. (b). Largest viral genome

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