Microbial Metabolism [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Microbiology]: Questions 1 - 5 of 20

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Question 1

Microbial Metabolism

Appeared in Year: 2017

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Which one of the following is the terminal electron acceptor in the given metabolic reaction catalyzed by methanogens?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

CH4

b.

CO2

c.

H2O

d.

H2

Question 2

Microbial Metabolism

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question

MCQ▾

The precursor for the synthesis of aromatic amino acids is

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

oxaloacetate

b.

phosphoenolpyruvate

c.

α-ketoglutarate

d.

pyruvate

Question 3

Microbial Metabolism

Appeared in Year: 2020

Question

MCQ▾

The antibacterial trimethoprim is an inhibitor of

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

N5, N10 – methenyl tetrahydrofolate sythetase

b.

dihydropteroate synthetase

c.

dihydrofolate reductase

d.

serine hydroxymethyl transferase

Question 4

Microbial Metabolism

Appeared in Year: 2020

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of the following is an example of substrate level phosphorylation?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

1,3- bisphosphoglycerate to 3-phosphoglycerate

b.

glucose to glucose 6-phosphate

c.

fructose 6- phosphate to fructose 1,6-bisphosphate

d.

2 – phosphoglycerate to phosphoenolpyruvate

Question 5

Microbial Metabolism

Appeared in Year: 2016

Question

MCQ▾

The enzyme responsible for generation of hypochlorous ions during phagocytosis is

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

catalase

b.

NADPH oxidase

c.

superoxide dismutase

d.

myeloperoxidase

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