___ 1. How did the scientist get infected by a bot fly?
a) by drinking contaminated water
b) by getting cut
c) by getting bit by a mosquito
___ 2. What type of insect microbe lives on your face?
a) mites b) E. coli c) cholera
___ 3. In the late 1600’s , Leeuwenhoek found organisms in pond water. What did he call them?
a) pathogens b) animalcules c) cells
___ 4. Who originally proposed the Germ Theory?
a) Charles Darwin b) Louis Pasteur c) Robert Hooke
___ 5. What effect does botulism have on the body?
a) paralyzes muscles b) causes vomiting c) destroys bacteria
___ 6. Alexander Fleming discovered what?
a) sperm cells b) vaccines c) penicillin
___ 7. What hypothesis was proposed for why Amish children didn’t suffer from allergies or asthma?
a) exposure to microbes b) good diets c) no electricity
___ 8. What is the main symptom of ulcers?
a) feeling tired b) stomach pain c) rash
___ 9. What causes ulcers? a) E. coli b) V. cholera c) H. pylori
___ 10. Why do some animals eat feces?
a) to fight parasites
b) to energize them
c) to diversify their gut microbiome
___ 11. C. difficile is kept at bay in your gut because of what?
a) your immune system b) good bacteria
___ 12. What treatment is most effective for C. difficile infections?
a) fecal transplants b) antibiotics c) roundworms
___ 13. In a groundbreaking experiment, Parkinson’s bacteria given to a mouse caused what?
a) death to the mouse b) ulcers c) motor impairments
___ 14. In animals with leaky gut, microbes produce harmful molecules that:
a) pass into the bloodstream
b) destroy helpful bacteria
c) cause ulcers
___ 15. What was the outcome of Kelly’s treatment?
a) she stayed home for weeks
b) healthy bacteria balanced C. diff
c) she was hospitalized