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Biodiversity Quiz


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the breaking of habitats into smaller pieces is called…

A. habitat division

B. habitat pollution

C. habitat corruption

D. habitat fragmentation


Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of Kingdom Fungi?
A. Autotrophic
B. Cell walls of chitin
C. Eukaryotic
D. Saprotrophic


This plant is classified under

A. Bryophytes

B. Pteridophytes

C. Gymnoperms

D. Angiosperms


Biologists put extra effort into protecting these because they have many species living in them.
A. Cities
B. Biodiversity Hotspots
C. Farms
D. Conservation stations


Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of pteridophytes?

A. Sporophyte generation is dominant

B. Gametophyte generation is dominant

C. Produce spores

D. Has true roots, stems and leaves


Which of the following does NOT describe the purpose of spores in fungi?
A. Absorb sunlight during photosynthesis
B. Used for asexual reproduction
C. Used for sexual reproduction
D. Produced by the gills of the basidia


Agaricus sp. belongs to

A. Ascomycota

B. Zygomycota

C. Basidiomycota

D. Apicomplexa


All statements listed below are true about Rhizopus sp. except

A. it’s hyphae is coenocytic

B. asexual reproduction by conidia

C. it produces zygospore

D. the phylum of Rhizopus sp. is Zygomycota


Which of the following taxa contains the most members?

A. order

B. species

C. phylum

D. class


This plant is classified under

A. Bryophytes

B. Pteridophytes

C. Gymnoperms

D. Angiosperms


The image shows a paramecium. What structure is utilized by the paramecium for movement?
A. Cilia
B. Flagella
C. Pseudopods
D. Pili


The cells walls of fungi are made of a chemical compound known as ____________.
A. Chitin
B. Cellulose
C. Phospholipid Bilayer
D. Calcium Carbonate


Plants that produce seeds in cones are known as _____, while flower producing plants are known as _____.
A. Angiosperms; Gymnosperms
B. Nonvascular plants; Vascular plants
C. Vascular plants; Nonvascular plants
D. Gymnosperms; Angiosperms


Which of the following best describes how fungi obtain their nutrition and energy?
A. Digest –> Ingest
B. Ingest –> Digest
C. Photosynthesi
D. Autotrophic


The level of biodiversity that involves a variety of habits and communities is _____ diversity.

A. ecosystem

B. population

C. genetic

D. species


Why Hibiscus sp. are considered more advanced compared to Pinus sp.?

A. Xylem consists of vessel and tracheid

B. Reproduction by producing seeds

C. Phloem consists of sieve tube

D. Has true roots, stem and leaves


Microorganism that found in extreme environments such as hot springs and underwater volcanoes classify under which Domain?

A. Both Archaea & Bacteria

B. Archaea

C. Bacteria

D. None of these


Lichens are ________ and photosynthetic _____________ in a mutualistic relationship with one another.
A. Fungi and Algae
B. Fungi and Plants
C. Plants and Algae
D. Animals and Plants


Hyphae is filamentous body plan (long, branched, thread-like cells). There are two types of hyphae;septate and aseptate. How are they differ from another?

A. Septate is not divided by crosswall while aseptate is divided by crosswall.

B. Septate is divided by crosswall while aseptate is not divided by crosswall.


Which of the following is the mode of digestion for fungi?

A. Photosynthetic

B. Chemotrophic

C. Saprophytic

D. Holozoic


All protists are __________________________.
A. Prokaryotic
B. Eukaryotic
C. Unicellular
D. Multicellular


The Gram-positive bacteria stain purple because

A. they form thin outer membrane

B. they have thick outer membrane

C. they have thin peptidoglycan layer

D. they have thick peptidoglycan layer


“Algae” is a general term used to describe _____________ – like protists.
A. Plant
B. Fungi
C. Animal
D. Bacteria


What is the tangled, underground network of hyphae that makes up the largest portion of a fungus?
A. Mycelium
B. Basidia
C. Gills
D. Fruiting Body


What kind of plant is pictured?
A. angiosperm
B. gymnosperm
C. monocot
D. dicot




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