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1. Chrysolaminarin is an energy storage material characteristic of

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A : chlorophyta

B : chrysophyta

C : phaeophyta

D : rhodophyta

2. Zooxanthellae are algal symbiont that live within coral reef animals. These algae belong to

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A : chlorophyta

B : chrysophyta

C : pyrrophyta

D : rhodophyta

3. Number of flagella produced by motile cells in

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A : members of the phaeophyta is greater than members of the Oomycota

B : members of the Oomycota is greater than members of the Phaeophyta

C : members of the Phaeophyta is approximately equal to members of the Oomycota

D : none of the above

4. Chlamydomonas and Volvox are similar because

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A : they both are motile

B : they are members of the Chlorophyta

C : Both (a) and (b)

D : none of these

5. Bioluminescence is a phenomenon associated with

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A : chrysophyta

B : phaeophyta

C : pyrrophyta

D : chlorophyta

6. The number of flagella produced by motile cells in

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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

7. Which of the following best describes the algae known as diatoms?

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A : Cells have intricate shells of silicon dioxide with two halves

B : Cells are encased in rigid walls composed of cellulose coated with silicon

C : Cells have flagella and a light-detecting eye spot

D : Cells contain carotenoid pigments as well as chlorophyll A and B

8. Which algal division is divided up into three main groups consisting of the golden-brown algae, the yellow-green algae and the diatoms?

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A : Chlorophyta

B : Chrysophyta

C : Phaeophyta

D : Pyrrophyta

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

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A : the sexual-asexual exchange

B : the transposition cycle

C : an alternation of generations

D : algal transformation

10. Algae are classified into 6 groups, technically known as

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A : categories

B : divisions

C : genera

D : domains

1. Characteristics used to place algae into divisions include all of the following except

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A : form of storage material

B : flagella number and location

C : accessor pigments used in photosynthesis

D : all of the above

2. All algae possess

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A : nuclei

B : chloroplasts

C : Both (a) and (b)

D : none of these

3. The __________ is the vegetative body of algae.

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A : mycelium

B : plasmodium

C : pseudoplasmodium

D : thallus

4. The number of members of the division Phaeophyta that live in freshwater habitats

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A : is greater than the number of members of the division Chloro-phyta that live in freshwater habitats

B : is lesser than the number of members of the division Chlorophyta that live in freshwater habitats

C : is equal to the number of members of the division Chlorophyta that live in freshwater habitats

D : none of the above

5. Starch is an energy storage material characteristic of

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A : chlorophyta

B : chrysophyta

C : phaeophyta

D : rhodophyta

2. Which algal division never produces motile, flagellated cells among any of its members?

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A : Chlorophyta

B : Chrysophyta

C : Phaeophyta

D : Rhodophyta

3. Frustules made of silica are characteristic of

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A : euglenoids

B : diatoms

C : desmids

D : seaweeds

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

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A : chlorophyta

B : chrysophyta

C : pyrrophyta

D : rhodophyta

5. Algae are found in all of the following places except

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A : oceans

B : soils

C : lakes and streams

D : associates with fungi

6. The kelps are algae found in

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A : chlorophyta

B : chrysophyta

C : phaeophyta

D : pyrrophyta

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