Microbiology - Algae

Exercise :: Algae - Section 1

  • Algae - Section 1
16. 

The algae Chlamydomonas demonstrates a complex life cycle that switches between haploid and diploid forms. This life cycle is called

A. the sexual-asexual exchange
B. the transposition cycle
C. an alternation of generations
D. algal transformation

Answer: Option C

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17. 

The number of flagella produced by motile cells in

A. members of the Rhodophyta is greater than members of the Phaeophyta
B. members of the Phaeophyta is greater than members of the Rhodophyta
C. members of the Rhodophyta is exactly or approximately equal to members of the Phaeophyta
D. none of the above

Answer: Option B

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18. 

Algae are classified into 6 groups, technically known as

A. categories
B. divisions
C. genera
D. domains

Answer: Option B

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19. 

The __________ is the vegetative body of algae.

A. mycelium
B. plasmodium
C. pseudoplasmodium
D. thallus

Answer: Option D

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20. 

Agar, which is the solidifying agent in many bacterial culture media, is part of the cell wall of

A. chlorophyta
B. chrysophyta
C. pyrrophyta
D. rhodophyta

Answer: Option D

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