Ch 17 online quiz

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Ch 17 online quiz
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  1. Sexual reproduction in the fungi
    Provides an opportunity for the evolution of new genetic forms
  2. Which one of the following statements is true of fungal growth?
    Most fungi thrive under midly acidic conditions
  3. Which one of the following is true of the hypha?
    It is the morphological unit of the fungus
  4. Both the ascus and the basigium
    Are produced during the sexual stage of fungal reproduction
  5. The inea infections of the human skin are
    • All the above
    • -all caused by fungi
    • -transmissinle for pets
    • -treated with a variety of powders or ointments
  6. The fungus Candida albicans has been known to infect
    • All the above
    • -human intestine
    • -mucos membranes of the oral cavity
    • -femal vagina
  7. The fungal diseases histoplasmosis and blastomycosis both...
    occur in the U.S
  8. The baking and brewing yeasts
    Break down glucose and other carbohydrates
  9. Which one of the following pairs is incorrectly matched?
    Chytrids-mushrooms
  10. All the following caracterists apply to fungi except
    They are prokaryotic microoganisms
  11. The study of funugi is called _______
    Mycology
  12. A difference between molds and yeasts are that molds are _____ and yeasts are _____
    Filaments/unicellular
  13. Cell walls in fungi are made of ______
    Chitin
  14. Which of the following terms does not describe fungal nutrition?
    Chemolithotrophs
  15. Bread mold is a member of which phylum? Sexual mating types fuse forming a ______
    Zygomycota/zygospores
  16. A _______ is mutualistic association between a fungus and a photosynthetic organism like a cyanobacterium
    Lichen
  17. Toxins produced from some fungi include all but which of the following?
    Botulinin
  18. Tinea infections include all but which one of the following?
    Thrush
  19. Which of the following fungi would most likely be seen in an individual with AIDS?
    Crptococcus neoforms
  20. _______ causes a disease from spores in the soil in the desert southwest
    Coccidioides immitis

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