The Ultimate Phylum Porifera Trivia Quiz

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Can you spare some time and play this amazing 'Phylum Porifera Trivia Quiz? ' We've designed this quiz to test your knowledge about the Phylum Porifera animals. Do you know that Phylum Poroferia is the lowest multicellular animal belonging to the kingdom Animalia? What else do you know about them? Take this quiz and you may find out some more interesting facts about this animal species. Wishing you good luck on this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A Phylum of porous, ________, _________ feeding animals. 
  • 2. 
    Those in phylum Porifera are:
    • A. 

      Radially symmetrical

    • B. 

      Asymmetrical

    • C. 

      Bisymmetrical

    • D. 

      Inversely symmetrical

  • 3. 
    They have skeletons of ________ or ________ carbonate forming ________ or _______.
  • 4. 
    Porifera contain no tissue or organs. State true or false. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    They possess three basic cell types: ____________, ____________, and _____________.
  • 6. 
    What is the first taxon that exhibits specialization of cell types? 
    • A. 

      Cnidaria

    • B. 

      Porifera

    • C. 

      Platyhelminthes

    • D. 

      None of them 

  • 7. 
    What are flattened cells that cover the outer surface of the sponge? 
    • A. 

      Archaeocytes

    • B. 

      Choanocytes

    • C. 

      Pinacocytes

    • D. 

      None of the above 

  • 8. 
    Pinacocytes may be contractile and specialized into _________ which are tube-like cells that _______ water flow through the sponge. 
  • 9. 
    Archaeocytes are specialized for: _______, _________ ________ ________, _________ _______, ________
  • 10. 
    Where are archaeocytes found? 
    • A. 

      Inner chambers or wall of the sponge

    • B. 

      Jelly like layer just below the pinacocytes

    • C. 

      The outer surface of the sponge

    • D. 

      All of the above 

  • 11. 
    Where are choanocytes found?
    • A. 

      Inner chambers or wall of the sponge

    • B. 

      Jelly like layer just below the pinacocytes

    • C. 

      The outer surface of the sponge

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Choanocytes are ________ cells with collar like ring of ________ connected by microfiliaments forming a net like mesh. 
  • 13. 
    ______ ________ are created by the flagella on the __________that draw microscopic food particles across their net.  
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