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Bacteria, along with having its main chromosome, has small circular pieces of DNA. What are these small pieces of DNA called?
The prefix "halo" such as in halophile most likely means...
What kind of Archaea would you find in places such as volcanoes and hot vents on the ocean floor?
What does the suffix "troph" indicate?
How a creature acquires its energy
What kind of temperature a creature prefers
Whether its gram positive or negative
Whether its an Archaea or not
Which of the following is not a characteristic that defines an Archaea?
Live in extreme environments
Have cell walls with weird lipid compositions
Has a nucleolus
Which of the following terms describes this group of creatures: slime molds, diatoms, red algae.
Can bacteria be photosynthetic?
Yes, like cyanobacteria
No, there are no phototrophic bacteria
How do heterotrophs get their energy?
By breaking down/eating other organisms
By breaking down chemicals such as methane
By doing photosynthesis
By creating energy via the power of meditation
Which of the following groups of organisms are all chemotrophs?
The Dead Sea is a large salt lake bording Jordan and Israel. It has a salt concentration of 34.2%, which is too hypertonic for most life. What life might still survive and thrive there?
What would cyanobacteria be characterized as?
What is the difference between Gram positive bacteria and Gram negative bacteria?
How their cell walls are set-up
How long their flagellas are
Whether they have a nucleus or not
The rRNA composition of their ribosomes
Peptidoglycan is the main structural compound found in the cell walls of what kinds of creatures?
How would a scientist describe the cell walls of Archaea?
Weird compositions of lipids
Mostly composed of chitin
Does not have a cell wall
Plasmids are often used by scientists who are messing with the genetics of bacteria. They use the plasmids as a "delivery mechanism." Bacteria will happily "take up" the plasmid and integrate it into their own genome. What is the plasmid "delivering"?