Protista Webquest

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Protista Webquest

This online quiz accompanies my protist webquest.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why is the Volvox important?
    • A. 

      It is not important.

    • B. 

      Laboratories use it to study sexual reproduction.

    • C. 

      Laboratories use it because it demonstrates cell death.

    • D. 

      It is unicellular and one of only a few unicellular protists.

  • 2. 
    Algae used to belong to which kingdom before they were considered protists?
    • A. 

      Animalia

    • B. 

      Plantae

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Archaebacteria

  • 3. 
    In terms of the number of cells, protists are:
    • A. 

      Unicellular

    • B. 

      Multicellular

    • C. 

      Unicellular and multicellular

    • D. 

      Dicellular

  • 4. 
    Which industry are protists useful in?
    • A. 

      Organic cheese production

    • B. 

      Oil refining

    • C. 

      The shipping industry

    • D. 

      Sewage treatment

  • 5. 
    When did protists evolve in relation to animals and plants?
    • A. 

      Protists evolved last.

    • B. 

      Protists evolved first.

    • C. 

      Protists evolved after animals and before plants.

  • 6. 
    Are protists prokaryotic or eukaryotic?
    • A. 

      Prokaryotic.

    • B. 

      Eukaryotic.

  • 7. 
    Eukaryotes have a ___________ and often membrane bound organelles, whereas prokaryotes do not have a ___________.
    • A. 

      Nucleus, nucleus

    • B. 

      Nucleus, cell membrane

    • C. 

      Cell membrane, nucleus

    • D. 

      Pseudopod, nucleus