Microbiology - Fungi - Molds and Yeasts

Exercise :: Fungi - Molds and Yeasts - Section 1

  • Fungi - Molds and Yeasts - Section 1
16. 

The amount of peptidoglycan in the cell walls of a mushroom

A. is greater than the amount of chitin in the cell walls of a mushroom
B. is lesser than the amount of chitin in the cell walls of a mushroom
C. is exactly or approximately equal to the amount of chitin in the cell walls of a mushroom
D. none of the above

Answer: Option B

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17. 

Fungi are important to food webs because

A. they are photoautotrophs
B. they have prokaryotic cell structure
C. they serve as key decomposers of dead organic matter
D. they generate antibiotics that kill competing plants and animals

Answer: Option C

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18. 

__________ exhibit yeast-like growth at human body temperatures and mold-like growth at room temperature.

A. Dimorphic fungi
B. Black bread molds
C. Sac fungi
D. Water molds

Answer: Option A

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19. 

__________ produce motile sexual and asexual spores.

A. Slime molds
B. Dimorphic fungi
C. Club fungi
D. Water molds

Answer: Option D

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20. 

Fungi

A. are photosynthetic
B. are prokaryotic cells
C. have cell walls of peptidoglycan
D. secrete extracellular enzymes to breakdown nutrients

Answer: Option D

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