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Which characteristic do volvox and euglena share?
a) They both have eye spots.
b) They both use flagella to move.
c) They both have eye spots and use flagella to move.
d) They have neither eye spots nor flagella.

Which statement best compares an amoeba and paramecium?
a) An amoeba is a single-celled organism.
b) A paramecium is a single-celled organism.
c) They both are single-celled organisms.
d) They both are multi-celled organisms.

Unicellular protist that lives in freshwater characterized by a reddish eyespot and a single flagellum.
a) Euglena
b) Amoeba
c) Volvox
d) Paramecium

The Paramecium uses this organelle to move around.
a) Pseudopod
b) Cilia
c) Flagellum
d) Eyespot

What is the green pigment that captures the energy of sunlight that Euglena use for photosynthesis?
a) cellulose
b) glucose
c) chlorophyll
d) chloroplast

A means of locomotion for an amoeba.
a) Cilia
b) Flagellum
c) Pseudopod
d) No locomotion

The organelle responsible for pumping water out of the cell to prevent the cell from bursting.
a) oral groove
b) contractile vacuole
c) eyespot
d) nucleus

This organelle contain two nuclei in its single cell. One is needed for reproduction, while the other is needed for the other cell processes.
a) Euglena
b) Volvox
c) Paramecium
d) Amoeba

This protist is unicellular but forms a group of cells known as a colony.
a) Volvox
b) Paramecium
c) Euglena
d) Amoeba

Protists are classified by the following...
a) movement and cell shape
b) how the cell obtains nutrients
c) cell wall and cell shape
d) movement and how the cell obtains nutrients

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