Microbiology - Fungi - Molds and Yeasts

Exercise :: Fungi - Molds and Yeasts - Section 1

  • Fungi - Molds and Yeasts - Section 1
21. 

The fungus responsible for ergotism belongs to which of the following fungal divisions?

A. Deuteromycota
B. Oomycota
C. Zygomycota
D. Ascomycota

Answer: Option D

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22. 

Fungi in the division Deuteromycota are characterized by the fact that

A. they only reproduce sexually
B. they form sexual spores called deuterospores
C. they are incapable of sexual reproduction
D. a method of sexual reproduction has not been identified

Answer: Option D

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23. 

Why are slime molds considered to resemble plants?

A. They can photosynthesize
B. They have cell walls composed largely of cellulose
C. They form a threadlike structure
D. They form structures that resemble leaves

Answer: Option B

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24. 

The most significant reason why fungi are not in the kingdom Plantae is that fungi

A. are chemoorganotrophic heterotrophs
B. have unicellular and multi-cellular forms
C. are prokaryotes
D. are eukaryotes

Answer: Option A

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25. 

__________ produce ascospores in an ascus.

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

Answer: Option D

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