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Binary Fission

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1The structure that divides the bacterial cell in two is termed the
A)cell plate.
B)cleavage furrow.
C)fission line.
D)demarcation zone.
E)cross septum.



2How many generations does it take for a single bacterial cell to become 256?
A)5
B)6
C)7
D)8
E)9



3The generation time of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is
A)30 minutes.
B)3 hours.
C)12 hours.
D)33 hours.
E)10 days.



4Escherichia and Salmonella are cocci that divide by binary fission.
A)True
B)False



5Rod-shaped bacteria synthesize new cell walls over the entire surface of the cell.
A)True
B)False







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