Animal Phylum:flatworms

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Flatworms contain a number of parasitic species that are infectious to humans. Despite their lack of circulatory and respiratory systems, flatworms have a long and interconnecting digestive system that breaks down food and distribute nutrients in its body. Test what else you know about these type of worms by taking up the quiz below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of this is not a property of a flatworm?
    • A. 

      Flattened body design

    • B. 

      Sac like digestive system

    • C. 

      Ectoderm

    • D. 

      Mesoderm

    • E. 

      Radial Symmetry

  • 3. 
    How many digestive or excretory opening does a flatworm have?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

    • E. 

      A lot

  • 4. 
    What does the word "platy" from the word platyhelminthes mean?
    • A. 

      Worm

    • B. 

      Plate

    • C. 

      Thin

    • D. 

      Round

    • E. 

      Flat

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not an example of a flatworm
    • A. 

      Tapeworm

    • B. 

      Fluke

    • C. 

      Planaria

    • D. 

      Monogonea

    • E. 

      Hookworm

  • 6. 
    Flatworms are the most complex of worm groups
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Digestive system

    • B. 

      Symmetry

    • C. 

      Reproduction

    • D. 

      Body structure

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    If a flatworm was split in half, both sides will survive as an individual flatworm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Most flatworms are
    • A. 

      Symbiotic

    • B. 

      Parasitic

    • C. 

      Autotrophic

    • D. 

      Omnivorous

  • 10. 
    All flatworms are
    • A. 

      Sexually sterile

    • B. 

      Asexual

    • C. 

      Hemaphroditic

    • D. 

      Sexually dimorphic

  • 11. 
    The largest tapeworm can be over 80 feet long
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False