Protist and Fungi

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Protist and Fungi
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  1. Are protists eukaryotes or prokaryotes?
    Eukaryotes
  2. Are Protists multicellular or unicellular?
    Both
  3. What are the three types of protists?
    • Animal
    • Plant
    • Fungus
  4. Name a defining characteristic of animal like protists.
    They consume other organisms.
  5. Name a defining characteristic of plant like protists.
    They have no roots, stems or leaves.
  6. Name a defining characteristic of fungus like protists.
    They can move while fungi cannot.
  7. What is grouped into protists that give it the greatest variety?
    Organisms that are eukaryotes that do not fit into the other kingdoms
  8. What is another name for animal like protists?
    Protozoa
  9. Are Protozoa autotrophs or heterotrophs?
    Heterotrophs
  10. How are protozoa grouped?
    By the way they move
  11. Are protozoa unicellular or multicellular?
    Unicellular
  12. What are the four main groups of protozoa?
    • Zooflagellates
    • Pseudopods
    • Ciliates
    • Sporozoan
  13. What helps zooflagates swim?
    Flagella
  14. How do Pseudopods move?
    The cytoplasm extends and contracts
  15. Do Pseudopods have a defined shape?
    No
  16. Give two examples of Pseudopods.
    • Amoebas
    • Foraminifera
  17. What helps ciliates swim and capture food?
    Cilia
  18. What is an example of a Ciliate?
    Paramecium
  19. Can Sporozoan move?
    No
  20. Can animal like protists be harmful?
    Yes
  21. How can animal like protists be harmful?
    They can transmit diseases.
  22. What does Plasmodium cause?
    Malaria
  23. How do you get malaria?
    Mosquito bites.
  24. What does Trypanosoma cause?
    African Sleeping Sickness
  25. How do you get African Sleeping Sickness?
    From the bite of a Tsetse Fly
  26. What does Gardia cause?
    Intestinal Disease
  27. How do you get Intestinal Disease?
    Drinking or coming contact with contaminated water
  28. How can animal like protists be helpful?
    Recycle nutrients in the water
  29. How can animal like protists be mutualistic?
    They can live inside the body of other organisms.

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