Apologia Biology Quiz 3

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Apologia Biology Quiz 3

General questions from Module 3.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Some members of this subkingdom are used to thicken ice cream, sauces, and dressings.
    • A. 

      Algae

    • B. 

      Protozoa

    • C. 

      Sporozoa

  • 2. 
    Algae reproduce in what way?
    • A. 

      Asexual

    • B. 

      Sexual

    • C. 

      Both asexual and sexual

  • 3. 
    Members of subkingdom Algae, these tiny organisms float in the water:
    • A. 

      Amoebae

    • B. 

      Plankton

    • C. 

      Paramecia

  • 4. 
    Plankton which are small animals or protozoa are called ______.
  • 5. 
    Plankton that are photosynthetic, mainly algae, are called _____.
  • 6. 
    This type of plankton continuously replenishes the earth's supply of oxygen.
    • A. 

      Zooplankton

    • B. 

      Phytoplankton

    • C. 

      Aeroplankton

  • 7. 
    In this type of symbiotic relationship, one species benefits while the other is harmed.
    • A. 

      Mutualism

    • B. 

      Commensalism

    • C. 

      Parasitism

  • 8. 
    Members of phylum ciliophora use hair-like projections to move around. They are known as:
    • A. 

      Sarcodines

    • B. 

      Ciliates

    • C. 

      Flagellates

  • 9. 
    The light sensitive region of the euglena is called the:
    • A. 

      Eyespot

    • B. 

      Flagellum

    • C. 

      Chloroplast

  • 10. 
    This is a relationship between two or more species where at least one benefits:
    • A. 

      Conjugation

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Symbiosis

  • 11. 
    The phyla of kingdom Protista are distinguished from one another based on:
    • A. 

      Size

    • B. 

      What they eat

    • C. 

      How they move

  • 12. 
    Organisms of this phylum have a psudopod (false foot) for moving around or engulfing food.
    • A. 

      Sarcodina

    • B. 

      Mastigophora

    • C. 

      Ciliophora

  • 13. 
    A paramecium feeds by sweeping food into itself through this cilia-lined feature. It is also used to exchange DNA in conjugation.
    • A. 

      Macronucleus

    • B. 

      Gullet

    • C. 

      Oral groove

  • 14. 
    Protozoa in phylum Sporozoa have reproductive cells with a hard, protective coating, called:
    • A. 

      Capsules

    • B. 

      Spores

    • C. 

      Cilia

  • 15. 
    Members of this phylum are called "green algae," because they contain chlorophyl, which is green. The cell walls are made of cellulose, a sugary substance.
    • A. 

      Pyrrophyta

    • B. 

      Chrysophyta

    • C. 

      Chlorophyta

  • 16. 
    The cell walls of this type of algae contain silicon dioxide, the main component of glass. This protects them long after they die.
    • A. 

      Spirogyra

    • B. 

      Filaments

    • C. 

      Diatoms

  • 17. 
    What is the crumbly, abrasive substance called when many dead diatoms clump together?
  • 18. 
    Amoeba have two of these types of organelles; one for storing food and one to regulate water:
    • A. 

      Endoplasm

    • B. 

      Ectoplasm

    • C. 

      Vacuole

  • 19. 
    Members of phylum Mastigophora have a "tail" which they use to move around. They are also called:
    • A. 

      Ciliates

    • B. 

      Flagellates

    • C. 

      Pellicles

  • 20. 
    This ciliate lives in fresh water, requires a large amount of energy to live, and has a macronucleus to control metabolism:
    • A. 

      Amoeba

    • B. 

      Euglena

    • C. 

      Paramecium

  • 21. 
    Genus Plasmodium lives inside a mosquito. When it bites an organism, it transmits spores which then multiply within the organism, causing a disease called malaria. To what phylum does the plasmodium belong?
    • A. 

      Sarcodine

    • B. 

      Ciliophora

    • C. 

      Sporozoa

  • 22. 
    The kingdome made up of microscopic eukaryotic organisms is called ______.
  • 23. 
    What are the two subkingdoms of kingdom Protista?
  • 24. 
    Certain species of these organisms frequently bloom, turning water red in a "red tide" which is deadly to most marine life and humans. They get their name becuase most species have two flagella:
    • A. 

      Duoflagellate

    • B. 

      Dinoflagellate

    • C. 

      Biflagellate

  • 25. 
    Cell walls of members of phylum Phaeophyta contain this acid, extracted from brown algae, which thickens foods like ice cream, pudding, salad dressing, and jelly beans.
    • A. 

      Algin

    • B. 

      Algae

    • C. 

      Kelp

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