How Much Do You Know About Bacteria?

Lets face it, there's no escaping bacteria.. From the stairwell railing, to the office coffee pot; bacteria exist in every facet of our lives. Do you think you know all there is to know about bacteria? Take this quiz and find out!
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How much does all of the bacteria in the body collectively weigh?
1 pound
2 pounds
4 pounds
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According to research, which surface has more bacteria, an office desk or a toilet?
Office desk
Toilet
They're the same
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True or false: There are more bacteria in your mouth than there are people in the world.
True
False
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What type of bacteria causes the smell of rain?
Enteritis Salmonella
Actinomycetes
E-coli
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What causes body odor?
Sweat
Sweat and bacteria
Blocked pores and bacteria
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What beloved treat has an antibacterial effect on the mouth?
Chocolate
Ice cream
Peanut butter
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What is the shelf life on tap water?
12 months
3 months
6 months
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True or false: There's a breed of bacteria that lives in hairspray.
True
False
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How many types of bacteria live on a dollar bill?
3,000
1,000
560
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Do offices with more male employees or female employees have more bacteria?
Female employees
Male employees
There is no difference
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New bacteria grows on a kitchen sponge every _______ minutes.
10 minutes
5 minutes
20 minutes
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What percentage of office coffee mugs contain fecal matter?
20%
3%
11%
Result
You are truly bacteria brainy! While you're not the foremost expert on bacteria just yet, you've got a strong aptitude for all things bacteria. We think with a bit of studying you'll know your stuff better than just about anyone!

C+, Bacteria Brainy

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Based on the results of your quiz you are bacteria bright! Is there anything better to be knowledgable on than something that is so prevalent in everyday life? We think not. Good thing you know your stuff when it comes to these microorganisms. Well done!

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Based on this quiz we've determined that you are a bacteria brainiac. Despite the mystifying nature of bacteria, you truly know your stuff. These microorganisms can't stump you. From the prevalence of bacteria on surfaces to the most common types, you are a true expert.

A+, Bacteria Brainiac

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1
How much does all of the bacteria in the body collectively weigh?
1 pound
2 pounds
4 pounds
2
According to research, which surface has more bacteria, an office desk or a toilet?
Office desk
Toilet
They're the same
3
True or false: There are more bacteria in your mouth than there are people in the world.
True
False
4
What type of bacteria causes the smell of rain?
Enteritis Salmonella
Actinomycetes
E-coli
5
What causes body odor?
Sweat
Sweat and bacteria
Blocked pores and bacteria
6
What beloved treat has an antibacterial effect on the mouth?
Chocolate
Ice cream
Peanut butter
7
What is the shelf life on tap water?
12 months
3 months
6 months
8
True or false: There's a breed of bacteria that lives in hairspray.
True
False
9
How many types of bacteria live on a dollar bill?
3,000
1,000
560
10
Do offices with more male employees or female employees have more bacteria?
Female employees
Male employees
There is no difference
11
New bacteria grows on a kitchen sponge every _______ minutes.
10 minutes
5 minutes
20 minutes
12
What percentage of office coffee mugs contain fecal matter?
20%
3%
11%