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1

Which of the following represents the arrangement of microtubules in an axoneme of a cilium?

Nine peripheral pairs of microtubules plus one central pair

2

The “9+2” tube of microtubules in a flagellum or cilium is called an _______

Axoneme

3

Multiple fission or schizogony is a type of asexual reproduction characteristic of all Protozoa belonging to the taxon called _______

Apicomplexa

4

Reproduction in most unicellular eukaryotes is primarily by

Asexual reproduction

5

The phylum ________ contains a group of bioluminescent organisms organisms in the oceans and also is the source of “red tides”

Dinoflagellata

6

True/False

Conjugation is a form of asexual reproduction in animal-like unicellular eukaryotes

False

7

The genus of the organism causing malaria is _______

Plasmodium

8

True/False

The process of endosymbiosis may have resulted in eukaryotic cells by bacteria engulfing aerobic bacteria with enzymes that processed oxygen for energy transformations

True

9

The protozoan Trypanosoma causes human

African sleeping sickness

10

Long, thin pseudopodia supported by axial rods of microtubules are

Axopodia

11

True/False

Recent studies indicate that the traditional naming of unicellular eukaryotes as "Protista" is not a valid taxonomic group, but may comprise 10 or more phyla.

True

12

True/False

The phylum Euglenozoa is the most diverse of protozoa and has distinctive multinucleate cells

False

13

Most animal-like unicellular eukaryotes obtain their food through the process of __________

Phagocytosis

14

True/False

Diplomonada is known for its characteristic mitochondria thought its cells

False

15

At the base of every flagellum or cilium is found a

Kinetosome