Exam Information for Fall 2017

Last Updated 10/16/17

Scroll down to find links to the practice exams.

(For the final exam, scroll to the bottom to see links to examples of important microorganisms.)

Exam scores will be returned in class with error analysis sheets.
Exam -1 results were returned in class a few days after the exam. If you didn't get yours, come to my office.

Exam Schedule Fall 2017

MCB 100 exams are given during regular class hours (2:00 - 2:50 PM).
On exam days, students should go to the assigned room and sit in every other seat during the exam.

MCB 100 Exam Dates - Fall 2017

  • Review Session for Exam - 2
    Monday, 10/30/2017 at 7 - 8 pm in room 124, Burill Hall

  • Exam - 2 will be given on Wednesday, Nov. 1, during the regular class time (2:00 - 2:50 pm).
    Exam - 2 covers materials from chapters 5, 7, 5, 9 and 10, 5 and 26. (don't forget chapter 5)
    Study both the textbook and the corresponding slides covered in lectures.
    If you have a conflict, you should contact Dr. Chapman to make arrangements to take ther conflict exam on Thursday the 28th.
    Exam results will be returned in class about a week after the exam.
    Place for Exam 1:
    If your last name starts with: A - L, please take exam 1 in room 2079 NHB
    If your last name starts with: M - Z, please take exam 1 in room 66 Library


    Contact Dr. Chapman if you need to take the conflict exam at:
    kenchap@illinois.edu
    Time: Tuesday, 10/31/17 at 8:30 am, 2:30 pm or 5 pm. . . . . Place: near 242 Burrill Hall
  • SCROLL DOWN to find a link to the PRACTICE EXAM.

Final Exam: Time: 8:00 - 11:00 AM Friday, December 15, 2017
Place:
Students with last names beginning with A - M: in room 2079 NHB
Students with last names beginning with N - Z: in room 103 Mumford

The final exam covers chapters 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16.
Study both the textbook and the corresponding slides covered in lectures.
(For chapters 11 - 13, focus on the lecture slides but also study the textbook.
For chapters 14 - 16, focus on the textbook but also study the lecture slides.)

The Conflict Final Exam will be given during the final exam period. Time TBA
In room: 242 Burrill Hall
Contact Dr. Chapman if you have a conflict with the regularly scheduled MCB100 Final Exam.
State the nature of your conflict in your e-mail.

 

Up to date announcements about exams and review sessions can be heard in the lectures.
To keep up with the latest news about MCB100, come to class.

  • Practice Exam 1 (updated for Fall 2017 - September 22, 2017)
  • Practice Exam 2 (updated for Fall 2017 - coming soon)
  • Practice Exam 3 (updated for Spring 2017)
    Please note that the key is found at the end of the exam. The actual MCB100 Final Exam will have about 50 - 60 questions. The practice exam is a bit longer than that, but more practice is a good thing. Study hard. Get a good night's sleep before the exam.
  • Examples of Important Bacteria (for the final exam): Word Document
  • Examples of Important Eukaryotic Microorganisms (for the final exam): Word Document
  • Examples of Important Viruses(for the final exam): Word Document
  • Good Luck.