Historical Perspective [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Microbiology]: Questions 1 - 5 of 5

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Question 1

Historical Perspective

Appeared in Year: 2018

Question

MCQ▾

Analysis of DNA sequences suggest that eukaryotic mitochondrial genomes primarily originated from

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

algae

b.

protozoa

c.

fungi

d.

bacteria

Question 2

Historical Perspective

Appeared in Year: 2020

Question

MCQ▾

The technique of microbial “pure culture” was pioneered by

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Edward Jenner

b.

Robert Koch

c.

Louis Pasteur

d.

Robert hooke

Question 3

Historical Perspective

Appeared in Year: 2017

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of the following is NOT a contribution by Robert Koch?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

discovery of causative agent of leprosy

b.

discovery of causative agent of tuberculosis

c.

identification of causative agent of cholera

d.

identification of causative agent of anthrax

Question 4

Historical Perspective

Appeared in Year: 2018

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the scientists to their area of major contribution.

List-Ⅰ (Scientists)List-Ⅱ (Area of Major Contribution)
(A)

Carl Linnaeus

(i)

Antimicrobial agents

(B)

Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

(ii)

Taxonomy

(C)

Sir Alexander Fleming

(iii)

Microscopy

(D)

Louis Pasteur

(iv)

Vaccination

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

Question 5

Historical Perspective

Appeared in Year: 2015

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match scientists in Group I with terms related to their major scientific contributions in Group II.

List-Ⅰ (Column-I)List-Ⅱ (Column-II)
(A)

Bordet

(i)

Complement

(B)

Waksman

(ii)

Streptomycin

(C)

Sanger

(iii)

DNA sequencing

(D)

Watson and Crick

(iv)

DNA double helix structure

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

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