The Autotrophic Protists: Algae

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Algae Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What is Phycology?
  • 2. 
    Genetic material organized into a membrane bound nucleus or nuclei is called...
    • A. 

      Protists

    • B. 

      Pseudopodia

    • C. 

      Eukaryotic

  • 3. 
    Sexual reproduction of Algea is called..
    • A. 

      Alternation of generations

    • B. 

      Ciliates

    • C. 

      Syngamy

  • 4. 
    Photo Autotrophs are
    • A. 

      Uni cellular

    • B. 

      Bi cellular

    • C. 

      Symmertical unicells

    • D. 

      Multi-cellular

  • 5. 
    __________ are diatoms and brown algea
  • 6. 
    Diatoms ( Photo Autotrophs) are very acient symmetrical unicells
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Diatoms have Silica ______ ( 2 halves of cell wall)
    • A. 

      Sargassum

    • B. 

      Algins

    • C. 

      Fucoxanthin

    • D. 

      Frustules

  • 8. 
    Diatoms have no symmetry
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Where are Diatoms found?
    • A. 

      Salt water

    • B. 

      Rivers

    • C. 

      Fresh water

    • D. 

      Coastal

  • 10. 
    Brown algea are ______
    • A. 

      Unicellular

    • B. 

      Multicellular

  • 11. 
    Brown algea have a thickner called...
    • A. 

      Sushi

    • B. 

      Soups

    • C. 

      Algin

  • 12. 
    Fucoxanthin give brown algea their color
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Members of the brown algea phylum are
    • A. 

      Phaeophyta

    • B. 

      Lycopodium

    • C. 

      Chlorophyta

  • 14. 
    Red algea are...
    • A. 

      Uni cellular

    • B. 

      Multicellular

  • 15. 
    Photosynthetic pigment for Red algea that gives it color
    • A. 

      Brevifolia

    • B. 

      Phycoerythrin

    • C. 

      Sempervirens

  • 16. 
    (Red Algea) Important compoent of coral reefs are Pseudotsuga
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    How can Red algea change the relative amounts of  photosynthetic pigments?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Light conditions

  • 18. 
    Alveolates are heterotrophs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Dinoflagellates are...
    • A. 

      Multi cellular

    • B. 

      Uni cellular

    • C. 

      Acient unicells

  • 20. 
    Dinoflagellates are important primary producers in the lakes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Dinoflagellates  are...
    • A. 

      Clumped together

    • B. 

      Endosymbionts

    • C. 

      Free living

    • D. 

      Poisonis

    • E. 

      Other parasites

    • F. 

      Bioluminesent

    • G. 

      All of above

  • 22. 
    Green Algea's scientific names are...
    • A. 

      Welwitschia

    • B. 

      Chlorophyta

    • C. 

      Canadensis

    • D. 

      Streptophytes

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    What is Green Algea (Chlorophyta and Streptophytes) symbiotic with?
    • A. 

      Mosses

    • B. 

      Land plants

    • C. 

      Fungi-lichen

  • 24. 
    Clade of unicellular protists with flagella are
    • A. 

      Chrysophyta

    • B. 

      Dinophyta

    • C. 

      Euglenoids

    • D. 

      Prymneisophyta

  • 25. 
    Euglenoids posses flagella arising from a procket at the posterior end of the celll
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    How many flagella does Euglenoids have?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

  • 27. 
    Many Euglena species are heterotrophic, others are __________