Protists Study Guide
What two characteristics do all protists share:
A. they are eukaryotes and live in moist surroundings
B. they are eukaryotes and live in deserts
C. they are not eukaryotes and live in deserts
D. they are not eukaryotes and live in moist surroundings.
they are eukaryotes and live in moist surroundings
What is a eukaryote?
A. an organism that cannot live in sunlight
B. an organism that cannot reproduce
C. an organism with a nucleus
D. an organism without a nucleus
Which of the following is NOT one of the three categories into which protists are divided?
A. fungus-like protists
B. animal-like protists
C. mineral-like protists
D. plant-like protists
Animal like protists are called protozoans.
Animal like protists are not able to move from place to place on their own.
They are able to move on their own.
Animal-like protists are...
C. have no cellular structure
Which of the following is NOT a type of protozoan?
A. protozoans with flagella
B. protozoans with cardia
C. protozoans that do not fit into the other categories
D. protozoans with cilia
E. protozoans with pseudopods
A. real foot
B. little foot
C. no foot
D. false foot
E. big foot
The type of motion that exists when the cell membrane bulges and cytoplams flows the bulge is motions using
A. a pseudopod
C. cell transference
D. a flagella
When a protozoan moves with a pseudopod it does so to...
A. surround and absorb food
B. move to a new neighborhood
C. move into the sunlight for photosynthesis
D. move out of the sunlight to avoid getting sunburn
Protozoans with cilia are called...
Cilia are hairlike strutctures used for motion.
Protozoans with cilia move in a _____________ pattern.
B. sine like
C. rail like
D. snail like
A paramecium can only produce by conjugation.
Paramecium can reproduce asexually by vinary fission and sexually by conjugation.
Protozoa with flagella are...
Protozoans that move using long whip like structures are called...
Most ____________ live inside bodies of organisms.
A relationship between two species in which at least one of the species benefits is called _____________?
A relationshiop between two species in which both species benefits is called ______________?
A heterotroph has a cell wall and uses spores to reproduce
A fungus like protist is a ___________________.
Unlike fungus, a fungus like protist is NOT able to move at some point in their lives.
At some point a fugus like protist CAN move.
Which of the following is
a fungus like protist:
A. water molds
B. slime molds
D. downy mildews
Plant like protists are_______________.
Plantlike protists are commonly called ____________?
Most of the oxygen in the atmosphere is produced by algae.
Which of the following is NOT one of more familiar forms of algae...
A rapid growth of algae, called an algal bloom, is more commonly called a ____________ tide.
Red tides produce a ________ that can kill sea life if it is eaten.
________________ is the process by which nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus build up in a lake or pond overtime causing and increase in algae growth.
Nitrogen and phosphorus often make their way into water through chemical runoff after a rain.
Can the rapid growth of algae
occur in salt water?
Rapid growth of algae can also occur in fresh water.
What happens when algae rapidly grows in fresh water?
A. fish have more food to eat
B. the water becomes cleaner
C. organisms living under the water thrive
D. sunlight decreases underwater and most organisms underwater die.
Protists Study Guide
Study guide for 7th Grade Science