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Bacterial Endospore Formation

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1In spore formation, the stage in which DNA condenses and aligns itself in the center of the cell is called
A)exosporangium
B)cortex
C)forespore
D)mother cell
E)vegetative cell



2The spore layer containing peptidoglycan is the
A)forespore
B)cortex
C)dipicolinic acid
D)exosporangium
E)protein coat



3As calcium enters the spore
A)water follows it into the cell
B)glucose is removed from the cell
C)water is removed from the cell
D)it becomes a part of the cell membrane



4The protein coat forms outside the exosporangium.
A)True
B)False



5Spore formation is initiated when there is a scarcity of nutrients and conditions are adverse.
A)True
B)False







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