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Protists

Quiz by Beth Hall

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14 questions
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  • Q1
    Which of the following best defines what a protist is?
    a multi celled eukaryotic organism
    a single celled eukaryotic organism
    a single or multi-celled eukaryotic organism
    a single or multi celled prokaryotic organism
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  • Q2
    Protists can be
    plant-like and animal-like
    plant-like, animal-like, and fungus-like
    plant-like and fungus-like
    animal-like and fungus-like
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  • Q3
    Which of the following is NOT one of the basic functions of life
    growth and development
    getting rid of waste
    walking and talking
    getting energy from food
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  • Q4
    What is a eukaryote?
    an organism having a nucleus
    a single celled organism without a nucleus
    an organism without a nucleus or membrane-bound organelles
    a multi celled organism without a nuclues
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  • Q5
    Are amoeba single-celled or multi-celled?
    single-celled
    multi-celled
    no cells
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  • Q6
    Protists commonly live in
    dry, mountainous regions
    rain
    under rocks
    wet, moist environments
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  • Q7
    Which is the best description of an amoeba?
    animal-like and produce food by photosynthesis
    animal-like, live in colonies
    plant-like and use cilia to move
    animal-like, shape shifters
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  • Q8
    What is a psuedopod?
    long hair-like projections that help amoeba move
    short hairs that help a euglena rotate
    part of an amoeba's body that helps it stretch out and move
    an extension of the tongue
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  • Q9
    How would you best describe Euglena?
    slimy, pea-soup, has an eyespot
    looks like a slipper, single-celled
    single-celled, shape shifter
    looks like a planet, lives in a colony
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  • Q10
    What is a flagellum?
    a long hair like projection that helps in movement/swimming
    short hairs that help with rotation
    an extension a the top of volvox
    a "fake leg" that helps with movement
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  • Q11
    Why is an eyespot important?
    it helps protect a protist from danger
    It helps detect light, helps in photosynthesis
    it allows a protist to find other protist
    it allows for vision
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  • Q12
    How would you best describe paramecium?
    unicelluar, has flagellum
    unicellular, slipper shaped, has cilia
    mutlicellular, round, has cilia
    unicellular, slipped shaped, uses pseudopod to move
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  • Q13
    Which process do paramecium help with?
    deforestation
    water cycle
    decomposition, carbon cycle
    photosynthesis
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  • Q14
    How would you best describe volvox?
    single-celled, flagellum
    single-celled, psuedopod
    single-celled, lives in a colony, flagellum
    multi-celled, cilia
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