Chapter 5 Practice Quiz

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Protist and Fungi Quiz- basic traits and examples


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  • 1. 
    A special cell that develops into a new living thing is a
    • A. 

      Vacuole

    • B. 

      Chloroplast

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Spore

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a member of the protist kingdom?
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Slime mold

    • C. 

      Paramecium

    • D. 

      Amobea

  • 3. 
    Which cell part is not found in an amoeba?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Cell membrane

    • C. 

      Cell wall

    • D. 

      Vacuole

  • 4. 
    A living thing, usually with one cell that has a nucleus and other cell parts, is a
    • A. 

      Moneran

    • B. 

      Protist

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Fungus

  • 5. 
    In one stage of its life cycle, the slime mold flows like a(n)
    • A. 

      Paramecium

    • B. 

      Diatom

    • C. 

      Amoeba

    • D. 

      Euglena

  • 6. 
    Malaria is caused by
    • A. 

      A virus

    • B. 

      A bacteria

    • C. 

      A dinoflagellate

    • D. 

      A sporozoan

  • 7. 
    This plant-like protist can be mutlicellular and has a complex life cycle
    • A. 

      Amoeba

    • B. 

      Euglena

    • C. 

      Diatom

    • D. 

      Green algae

  • 8. 
    All animal-like protists are mobile
    • A. 

      This statement is true

    • B. 

      This statement is false

  • 9. 
    Which of the following organisms uses cilia to move?
    • A. 

      Euglena

    • B. 

      Amoeba

    • C. 

      Dinoflagellates

    • D. 

      Paramecium

  • 10. 
    Which of the following protists cause disease?
    • A. 

      Plasmodium

    • B. 

      Amoeba

    • C. 

      Trypanosomes

    • D. 

      Giardia

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Algae are important to humans because
    • A. 

      They provide us with oxygen

    • B. 

      They provide us with food

    • C. 

      They provide other animals with food

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Red tide is caused by
    • A. 

      Diatoms

    • B. 

      Green algae

    • C. 

      Dinoflagellates

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    A green organism and a fungus living together is a
    • A. 

      Slime mold

    • B. 

      Lichen

    • C. 

      Diatom

    • D. 

      Dinoflagellate

  • 14. 
    A _____ is an example of a fungus.
    • A. 

      Diatom

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Mushroom

    • D. 

      Euglena

  • 15. 
    Ringworm and athletes foot are caused by
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Viruses

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Protists

  • 16. 
    Fungi used to make bread and alcohol are
    • A. 

      Mushrooms

    • B. 

      Rusts

    • C. 

      Mildew

    • D. 

      Yeasts

  • 17. 
    All fungi ___
    • A. 

      Have cell walls

    • B. 

      Cannot make their own food

    • C. 

      Have cilia

    • D. 

      Both "a" and "b" are correct

  • 18. 
    Yeasts are an unusual sac-fungus in that they reproduce by___
    • A. 

      Fission

    • B. 

      Sexual reproduction

    • C. 

      Fermentation

    • D. 

      Budding

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