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Question 1: Streptococcus pneumoniae is responsible for pneumonia, bacteremia, otitis media, meningitis, sinusitis, peritonitis and ________.
Acute pharyngitisArthritisHepatitisVasculitis

Question 2: By constructing a ________ which contains an antibiotic resistance gene as well as the gene being engineered or expressed, a researcher can ensure that when bacteria replicate, only the copies which carry along the plasmid survive.
Bacterial conjugationDNAArchaeaPlasmid

Question 3: This prevents RNA polymerase from delivering genetic information to the ________, causing the bacteria to die.
MitochondrionCell nucleusCell (biology)Ribosome

Question 4: British studies also demonstrated significant efficacy of phages against Escherichia coli, ________ spp., Pseudomonas spp and Staphylococcus aureus.
Acinetobacter baumanniiBacteriaAntibiotic resistanceAcinetobacter

Question 5: One alternative is to prevent diseases by adding ________ instead of antibiotics to animal feed.
CytokineCD154ChemokineInterleukin

Question 6: Antibiotic resistance is an important tool for ________.
Genetic engineeringDNARNAGenetics

Question 7: There is clinical evidence that topical dermatological preparations containing tea tree oil and thyme oil may be effective in preventing transmittal of ________.
Clostridium difficileStaphylococcus aureusPathogenic bacteriaMethicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Question 8: Many antibiotic resistance genes reside on ________, facilitating their transfer.
PlasmidArchaeaDNABacteria

Question 9: ________ is commonly resistant to isoniazid and rifampin and sometimes universally resistant to the common treatments.
Mycobacterium tuberculosisClostridium difficileCorynebacteriumMycobacterium leprae

Question 10: alteration of PBP—the binding target site of penicillins—in ________ and other penicillin-resistant bacteria.
Staphylococcus aureusClostridium difficilePathogenic bacteriaMethicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus







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