Phylum Apicomplexa

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Phylum Quizzes & Trivia

In this quiz we’ll be learning about yet another phylum, and today we’ll be focusing on the Apicomplexa – a large phylum, most of which possess a unique type of cell organelle with an apical complex structure and an apicoplast.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of Phylum Apicomplexa are:
    • A. 

      Autotrophic

    • B. 

      Mixotrophic

    • C. 

      Parasitic

  • 2. 
    Thos in the Phylum Apicomplexa penetrate host cells with a specialized device called an _________ ________.
  • 3. 
    They lack _______ or ________ except on some specialized reproductive structures. 
  • 4. 
    They have a complex life cycle usually involving more than one _____. 
  • 5. 
    Most members of the phylum is in the class __________.
  • 6. 
    Plasmodium causes: 
    • A. 

      Trichinosis

    • B. 

      Taxoplasm

    • C. 

      Eimeria

    • D. 

      Malaria

  • 7. 
    These cause coccidiosis, infecting poultry and chicken:
    • A. 

      Eimeria

    • B. 

      Taxoplasm

    • C. 

      Plasmodium

    • D. 

      Isospora