Classification Of Fungi! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Classification Of Fungi! Trivia Questions Quiz

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  • 1. 
    A fungus that depends on an animal to disperse its spores is
    • A. 

      Rhizopus

    • B. 

      Pilobolus

    • C. 

      Phallus (stinkhorn)

    • D. 

      Pillobolus and Phallus

    • E. 

      Rhizopus and Pilobus

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements is true of Deuteromycetes?
    • A. 

      They are the imperfect fungi that lack hyphae

    • B. 

      They represent the phylum in which all the fungi components of lichens are classified

    • C. 

      They are the second of five fungal phyla to have evolved

    • D. 

      They are the group that inlcuded rusts, yeasts and lichens

    • E. 

      They are the group of fungi that have, at present, no known sexual stage

  • 3. 
    What is the product of sexual reproduction in Rhizopus called?
    • A. 

      Urediniospore

    • B. 

      Rhizoid

    • C. 

      Aeciospore

    • D. 

      Zygospore

    • E. 

      Teliospore

  • 4. 
    Laminarin is the food reserve in the
    • A. 

      Chlorophyta

    • B. 

      Phaeophyta

    • C. 

      Euglenophyta

    • D. 

      Myxomycota

    • E. 

      Rhodophyta

  • 5. 
    How are the vascular plants that are involved in mycorrhizae and the photosynthetic cells that are involved in lichens alike?
    • A. 

      They are digested by fungal digestive enzymes while still alive

    • B. 

      They are in intimate associations with chytrids

    • C. 

      They secrete acids that keep the fungal partner from growing too quickly

    • D. 

      They provide organic nutrients to fungal partners

    • E. 

      They provide minerals and water to fungal patners

  • 6. 
    A motile, colonial member of the chlorophyceae is
    • A. 

      Polysiphonia

    • B. 

      Chlamydomonas

    • C. 

      Fucus

    • D. 

      Allomyces

    • E. 

      Volvox

  • 7. 
    Paramylon is a food reserve in the
    • A. 

      Chlorophyta

    • B. 

      Bacillariophyta

    • C. 

      Oomycota

    • D. 

      Euglenophyta

    • E. 

      Phaeophyta

  • 8. 
    A billionaire buys a sterile volcanic island that recently emerged from the sea. To speed the arrival of conditions necessary for plant growth, the billionaire might be advised to aerially sow ________ over the island
    • A. 

      Spores of ectomycorrhizae

    • B. 

      Leaves (as food for fungus-farming ants)

    • C. 

      Yeasts

    • D. 

      Basiodiospores

    • E. 

      Soredia

  • 9. 
    What is a fungal process that has the opposite effect on chromosome number than the effect of meiosis?
    • A. 

      Binary fission

    • B. 

      Mitosis

    • C. 

      Plasmogamy

    • D. 

      Crossing over

    • E. 

      Karyogamy

  • 10. 
    A lichen is a symbiotic relationship between a
    • A. 

      Fungus and a green alga

    • B. 

      Fungus and a brown alga

    • C. 

      Mycobiont and a photobiont

    • D. 

      B and C

    • E. 

      A and C

  • 11. 
    The life cycle of most red algae consists of the following generations:
    • A. 

      Gametophyte and tetrasporophyte only

    • B. 

      Carposporophyte and tetraspororphyte only

    • C. 

      Gametophyte and carposporophyte only

    • D. 

      Gametophyte, carposporophyte, tetraspororphyte

    • E. 

      Gametophyte, spermatangium, tetrasporophyte

  • 12. 
    Which of the following contains Pilobolus?
    • A. 

      Chytridiomycota

    • B. 

      Ascomycota

    • C. 

      Zygomycota

    • D. 

      Deuteromycota

    • E. 

      Basidiomycota

  • 13. 
    What do fungi and insects have in common?
    • A. 

      Both synthesize chitin

    • B. 

      The haploid state is dominant in both groups

    • C. 

      Both groups are commonly coenocytic

    • D. 

      Both groups are predominantly parasitic in nutrition

    • E. 

      Both groups have cell walls

  • 14. 
    Two gametes are said to be angiosperms if they
    • A. 

      Are different in size and appearance

    • B. 

      Are similar in size and appearance

    • C. 

      Are produced by different gametophytes

    • D. 

      Are motile

    • E. 

      Are formed in sporangia

  • 15. 
    Which of the following has a sporic life cycle?
    • A. 

      Polysiphonia

    • B. 

      A diatom

    • C. 

      Rhizopus

    • D. 

      Fucus

    • E. 

      Saprolegnia

  • 16. 
    In the Myxomycota a plasmodium is
    • A. 

      Haploid and dikaryotic

    • B. 

      Dikaryotic

    • C. 

      Diploid

    • D. 

      Cellular

    • E. 

      Haploid

  • 17. 
    Members of this phylum produce a trichogyne during sexual reproduction.
    • A. 

      Zygomycota

    • B. 

      Ascomycota

    • C. 

      Basidiomycota

    • D. 

      Glomeromycota

    • E. 

      Chytridiomycota

  • 18. 
    Members of this phylum form vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae.
    • A. 

      Zygomycota

    • B. 

      Ascomycota

    • C. 

      Basidiomycota

    • D. 

      Glomeromycota

    • E. 

      Chytridiomycota

  • 19. 
    This phylum contains allomyces
    • A. 

      Zygomycota

    • B. 

      Ascomycota

    • C. 

      Basidiomycota

    • D. 

      Glomeromycota

    • E. 

      Chytridiomycota

  • 20. 
    This phylum contains the stinkhorns, shelf fungi, and puffballs.
    • A. 

      Zygomycota

    • B. 

      Ascomycota

    • C. 

      Basidiomycota

    • D. 

      Glomeromycota

    • E. 

      Chytridiomycota

  • 21. 
    Members of this phylum produce non-motile spores within a sporangium.
    • A. 

      Zygomycota

    • B. 

      Ascomycota

    • C. 

      Basidiomycota

    • D. 

      Glomeromycota

    • E. 

      Chytridiomycota