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Protozoans are also known as:
a) bacteria-like protists
b) prokaryotic cells
c) animal-like protists
d) plant-like protists

Plant-like protists are unique among protists because they:
a) can perform photosynthesis
b) are heterotrophic
c) lack a cell wall
d) use pseudopods to move.

Slime molds are an example of ___________ because _________.
a) fungus-like protists; they are multicellular decomposers
b) fungus-like protists; they are autotrophs
c) protozoans; they are multicellular decomposers
d) protozoans; they are unicellular decomposers

The presence of chloroplasts indicates that the protist:
a) can perform photosynthesis.
b) is autotrophic.
c) all answers are correct.
d) is plant-like.

Which example is NOT a protozoan?
a) volvox
b) amoeba
c) paramecium
d) stentor

What are the small, hair-like structures surrounding a paramecium and a stentor?
a) Cilia
b) Flagella
c) Cell wall
d) Chloroplast

The DNA in a bacteria is located in the _______, while protist DNA is located in the _______.
a) nucleiod, nucleus
b) nucleus, nucleus
c) ribosome, nucleus
d) nucleus, ribosome

The type of cellular organization with many, similar cells in a group is called________ and seen in _______
a) colonial, volvox
b) multicellular, paramecium
c) multicellular, red algae
d) colonial, stentor

Pseudopods help an amoeba:
a) move
b) eat
c) change shape
d) all answers are correct

Algae are similar to plants except that they lack:
a) cell walls
b) stems and leaves
c) chloroplasts
d) all answers are correct

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