Phylum Porifera Lab

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Phylum Porifera Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is all about the members of the phylum Porifera, which are multicellular organisms which have bodies full of pores and channels which allow water to circulate through them. They are commonly known as sponges.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sponges have true organ systems 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Sponges are _____ (multicellular animals), but not ______ (animals with true tissues).
  • 3. 
    Sponges are _________ (non-moving), _______ feeding organisms. 
  • 4. 
    Embedded in the skeleton are _______, which are flagellated cells which produce water currents to bring food through the pores. 
  • 5. 
    List the three body types of sponges. 
  • 6. 
    Which body form is the least common and least efficient in terms of filtration.
    • A. 

      Leuconoid

    • B. 

      Syconoid

    • C. 

      Asconoid

  • 7. 
    Sponges are _________ and can reproduce sexually and asexually. 
  • 8. 
    The _____________ body type is the most efficient and has the most surface area of the three types. 
    • A. 

      Leuconoid

    • B. 

      Syconoid

    • C. 

      Asconoid