Protozoa Learning Center Quiz

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Test your knowledge on the protozoa phylum!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mark all that applyProtozoa are...
    • A. 

      Eukaryotic

    • B. 

      Prokaryotic

    • C. 

      Unicellular

    • D. 

      Multicellular

    • E. 

      Heterotrophs

    • F. 

      Autotrophs

  • 2. 
    There are                       species of protozoa. Nearly half are already extinct.
  • 3. 
    Protozoa can be...
    • A. 

      Plant-like only

    • B. 

      Animal-like only

    • C. 

      Both animal and plant-like

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    True or FalseFew protozoan species can reproduce sexually whereas most reproduce asexually
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What factor differs the 4 classes of Protozoa? 
    • A. 

      How they reproduce

    • B. 

      How they move

    • C. 

      Some are prokaryotic and some are eukaryotic

    • D. 

      Some are autotrophs and some are heterotrophs

  • 6. 
    Membrane-bound chambers that contain digestive enzymes are called                    . All protozoans are heterotrophs so these chambers are what digest protozoan food.
  • 7. 
    This type of protozoan usually have complex life cycles that take place in a host.
    • A. 

      Prokaryotic

    • B. 

      Free-living

    • C. 

      Parasitic

    • D. 

      Eukaryotic

  • 8. 
    What common disease is caused by the plasmodium parasitic protozoan?
    • A. 

      Meningitis

    • B. 

      Cancer

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

    • D. 

      Malaria

  • 9. 
    What are the four classes of Protozoans
    • A. 

      Animalia, Plantae, Fungi, and Protista

    • B. 

      Sarcodina, Ciliophora, Mastigophora, and Sporozoa.

    • C. 

      Chordata, Arthropoda, Orthonectida, and Hemichordata.

    • D. 

      None of the Above

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