Module 3 - Kingdom Protista

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Protist Quizzes & Trivia

In this quiz, we'll look at kingdom Protista, which consists of organisms that cannot be classified as plants, animals or fungus. How much do you know about these organisms? There is only one way to find out. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which characteristic is related to protozoa as compared to algae? Check all that apply...(hint: there are 3 choices)
    • A. 

      Live in colonies

    • B. 

      Live alone

    • C. 

      Autotrophic

    • D. 

      Heterotrophic

    • E. 

      Means of locomotion

    • F. 

      Float in water

  • 2. 
    Which of the following phyla use pseudopods as their means of locomotion?
    • A. 

      Mastigophora

    • B. 

      Ciliophora

    • C. 

      Sarcodina

    • D. 

      Sporozoa

  • 3. 
    The chief difference between organisms of Kingdom Protista and Kingdom Monera is
    • A. 

      Monera is microscopic

    • B. 

      Protista is eukaryotic

    • C. 

      Protista is prokaryotic

    • D. 

      Monera stains red and blue

  • 4. 
    Check the TWO genera that contain organisms with chloroplast.
    • A. 

      Amoeba

    • B. 

      Euglena

    • C. 

      Paramecium

    • D. 

      Spirogyra

  • 5. 
    The dense cytoplasm found in the interior of many cells is called
    • A. 

      Endoplasm

    • B. 

      Organellae

    • C. 

      Cell guts

    • D. 

      Ectoplasm

  • 6. 
    Organisms of the Phylum Ciliophora use which of the following as a means of locomotion?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      Cilia

    • C. 

      Pseudopods

    • D. 

      Flagellum

  • 7. 
    All of the following are types of symbiosis except?
    • A. 

      Parasitism

    • B. 

      Mutualism

    • C. 

      Saprophytism

    • D. 

      Commensalism

  • 8. 
    The amoeba uses which of the following to regulate water in the cell?
    • A. 

      Ectoplasm

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Contractile vacuole

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 9. 
    An organelle containing chlorophyll for photosynthesis is called a (an) 
    • A. 

      Eyespot

    • B. 

      Pellicle

    • C. 

      Flagellate

    • D. 

      Chloroplast

  • 10. 
    The genus of Mastigophorites, which cause African sleeping sickness, is
    • A. 

      Trypanosoma

    • B. 

      Plasmodium

    • C. 

      Balantidium

    • D. 

      Toxoplasma

  • 11. 
    Members of this phylum are responsible for red tides.
    • A. 

      Chlorophyta

    • B. 

      Chrysophyta

    • C. 

      Pyrrophyta

    • D. 

      Rhodophyta

  • 12. 
    Classify the organism with its proper SUBKINGDOM (Algae, Protozoa) and phylum (Mastigophora, Sarcodina, Chlorophyta, Chrysophyta, Rhodophyta, Sporozoa, Pyrrophyta, Ciliophora, Phaeophyta).Subkingdom:  ____________________________ 
  • 13. 
    Classify the organism with its proper subkingdom (Algae, Protozoa) and PHYLUM (Mastigophora, Sarcodina, Chlorophyta, Chrysophyta, Rhodophyta, Sporozoa, Pyrrophyta, Ciliophora, Phaeophyta).Phylum:  ____________________________ 
  • 14. 
    Classify the organism with its proper SUBKINGDOM (Algae, Protozoa) and phylum (Mastigophora, Sarcodina, Chlorophyta, Chrysophyta, Rhodophyta, Sporozoa, Pyrrophyta, Ciliophora, Phaeophyta).Subkingdom:  ____________________________
  • 15. 
    Classify the organism with its proper subkingdom (Algae, Protozoa) and PHYLUM (Mastigophora, Sarcodina, Chlorophyta, Chrysophyta, Rhodophyta, Sporozoa, Pyrrophyta, Ciliophora, Phaeophyta).Phylum:  ____________________________
  • 16. 
    Classify the organism with its proper SUBKINGDOM (Algae, Protozoa) and phylum (Mastigophora, Sarcodina, Chlorophyta, Chrysophyta, Rhodophyta, Sporozoa, Pyrrophyta, Ciliophora, Phaeophyta).Subkingdom:  _________________________________
  • 17. 
    Classify the organism with its proper subkingdom (Algae, Protozoa) and PHYLUM (Mastigophora, Sarcodina, Chlorophyta, Chrysophyta, Rhodophyta, Sporozoa, Pyrrophyta, Ciliophora, Phaeophyta).Phylum:  _________________________________