Protists

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Protist Quizzes & Trivia

Bio exam 2


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Protists are eukaryotes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Protists may be free-living or
  • 3. 
    Asexual reproduction in protists occurs through which of the following.
    • A. 

      Binary fission

    • B. 

      Schizogony

    • C. 

      Budding

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Kinetoplasts have large mitochondria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Euglena possesses a light sensitive organ called a stigma.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Members of this taxon include photosynthetic protists such as zooxanthellae and phytoplankton.
  • 7. 
    Name of the spores of apicomplexans that are infective in the next host
  • 8. 
    Toxoplasmosis gondii and malaria are caused by members of this taxa.
  • 9. 
    Name of the malarial protist
  • 10. 
    Cilia are used for
    • A. 

      Locomotion

    • B. 

      Obtaining food

    • C. 

      Reproduction

  • 11. 
    Name of the protists classified by the fine hairs on their flagella
  • 12. 
    Which taxon within Rhizaria is characterized by thread-like pseudopodia?
    • A. 

      Radiolarians

    • B. 

      Foraminiferans

    • C. 

      Amoebas

    • D. 

      Cercozoans

  • 13. 
    Which taxon of Rhizaria contains predators?
    • A. 

      Radiolarians

    • B. 

      Cercozoans

    • C. 

      Amoebas

    • D. 

      Foraminiferans

  • 14. 
    To which phylum do water molds, white rusts and downy mildews belong to?
  • 15. 
    Which of the following belong to Stramenopila?
    • A. 

      Oomycetes

    • B. 

      Brown Algae

    • C. 

      Diatoms

    • D. 

      Dinoflagellates

    • E. 

      Green Algae

  • 16. 
    Used by ciliates for maneuvering.
  • 17. 
    Which of the following are true of the brown algae life cycle?
    • A. 

      It is heteromorphic.

    • B. 

      There is no sexual reproduction.

    • C. 

      It contains a diploid multicellular sporophyte.

    • D. 

      It contains haploid multicellular male and female gametophytes

    • E. 

      It is characterized by alternation of generations

    • F. 

      It is haplodiplontic

  • 18. 
    Members of Phylum Oomycete are
    • A. 

      Decomposers

    • B. 

      Symbionts

    • C. 

      Parasites

  • 19. 
    Most protists are chemoheterotrophs. Some are photoautotrophs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which phylum do Brown Algae belong to?
  • 21. 
    Which phylum do diatoms, who have unique shells of silica and whose members include phytoplankton, belong to?
  • 22. 
    Alveolata is characterized by membrane-bound sacs known as
  • 23. 
    Reproduces by binary fission, is normally autotrophic but is a facultative heterotroph.