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1

What pigment makes Red Algae red?

phycobilins

2

What algae produce "Zygospores"? Hint: 3 Answers

Clamydomonas Spirogyra Cladophora

3

Which of the following diseases causes malaria?

Plasmodium

4

What are diatoms cell walls composed of?

silicon dioxide

5

What organism is sought by geologists to help locate oil strata within the earth?

Foraminifera

6

What organism is thought to have bit Charles Darwin and led to his demise?

Assassin bug

7

What protist is the most common killer of humans in history?

Plasmodium

8

What is the primary function of algal conceptacles?

store sex cells

9

What was the name 'algae' derived from?

sea weeds

10

What is considered the most primative protozoans?

flagellates

11

What transmits malaria to humans?

The anopholes mosquito

12

Does xanthophyll color brown algae brown?

no

13

What are the cell walls of algae primarily composed?

cellulose

14

Are dinoflagellates bio-luminesent?

yes

15

Cladophora spends half it's life as a diploid sporophyte and the other half as what?

a haploid gametophyte

16

Where do club mosses of the Phylum Lycophyta house their spores?

Strobili

17

How do liverworts reproduce sexually?

haploid sperm and eggs

18

Where is the location of the true fern archegonia?

under prothallus

19

What living organism produces spores on their strobili?

Equisetum

20

What is the species name for a "Marginal Wood Fern"

marginalis

21

What are land plants thought to evolve from?

Green freshwater algae

22

Do Bryophyte mosses have vascular tissue?

no

23

How would you describe the Salvinia fern?

Aquatic and heterosporus

24

What protects fern spores?

Indusium

25

Where do you find a true fern sori?

the ventral side of a prothallus

26

What is considered to be the second most numerous land plant on earth?

True Ferns

27

What plants are also known as scouring rushes?

horsetails

28

What grows from Gemmae?

liverworts

29

Where do Bryophyte mosses house their spores?

sporophyte capsule

30

What kingdom does Mnuim Antheridia belong to? Is it haploid or diploid?

Kingdom Plantae haploid