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Prentice Hall Biology

Chapter 20: Protists

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(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 8C)
1. Most protists that cause human disease are
A funguslike.
B animallike.
C plantlike.
D both animallike and plantlike.

(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 8C)
2. Protists that are classified in the phylum Zoomastigina are often called
F funguslike.
G animals.
H zooflagellates.
J ciliates.

(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 8C)
3. A group of plantlike protists that survive in deeper water than other algae is the
A red algae.
B brown algae.
C green algae.
D diatoms.

(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 4B.13)
4. Cilia are used in
F feeding and reproduction.
G movement and conjugation.
H defense and reproduction.
J feeding and movement.

(TAKS 3, Bio TEKS 11D.1)
5. Funguslike protists are important as
A parasites and decomposers.
B parasites and predators.
C decomposers and autotrophs.
D heterotrophs and autotrophs.

(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 8C)
6. The protists that are most similar to plants are the
F red algae.
G brown algae.
H green algae.
J diatoms.

(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 8C)
7. The two types of slime molds are
A autotrophs and heterotrophs.
B cellular and acellular.
C eukaryotes and prokaryotes.
D reproductive and nonreproductive.

(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 8C)
8. Eukaryotic organisms that are not animals, plants, or fungi are classified as
F bacteria.
G protists.
H parasites.
J viruses.

(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 4B.13)
9. Sarcodines move by means of
A cilia.
B flagella.
C pellicles.
D pseudopods.

10. Carbon, silicon, germanium, tin, and lead are all elements in Group 4A of the Periodic Table of the Elements. Which of the following statements is true?
F All of the elements have three valence electrons.
G All of these elements are metals.
H One of the elements in this group is present in most of the compounds of the human body.
J All of the elements are nonmetals.