Microbiology - Fungi - Molds and Yeasts

Exercise :: Fungi - Molds and Yeasts - Section 1

  • Fungi - Molds and Yeasts - Section 1
26. 

Ecologically fungi are important because

A. they act as decomposers and aid in nutrient cycling
B. they are a major cause of plant diseases
C. Both (a) and (b)
D. none of the above

Answer: Option C

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27. 

The basidiomycetes include plant parasites that can cause

A. rust and smut diseases
B. candidiasis
C. ergot disease
D. Dutch elm disease & chestnut blight

Answer: Option A

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28. 

A mutualistic association made up of a fungus and a cyanobacterium is called

A. a saprobe
B. a gamete
C. lichen
D. dimorphic

Answer: Option C

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29. 

The thallus of a mold consists of

A. mycelium
B. spores
C. both (a) and (b)
D. none of these

Answer: Option C

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30. 

__________ produce zygospores.

A. Slime molds
B. Dimorphic fungi
C. Club fungi
D. Black bread molds

Answer: Option D

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