Ch. 28 D&E

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All of the listed groups are protists.

-Brown algae

Which of the following is not a group included in the protists?


Which of the following is not a protist genera that parasitizes humans?

Both lack plastids.

Which example below is a characteristic shared by diplomonads and parabasalids?


Which of these groups includes parasitic unicellular organisms with a complex of organelles specialized for penetrating host cells and tissues?

several diverse groups of photosynthetic protists

The term algae refers to __________.

anchoring the algae

The holdfast of brown algae functions in __________.


Which of these groups is characterized by cells that have more than one nucleus?

combines photosynthesis and heterotrophic nutrition

The term mixotroph indicates that a protist __________.

Undulating membrane

Which of the following is not a structure used for locomotion in protists?


Which of these groups includes unicellular organisms that, due to the structure of their cell walls, can withstand pressures equal to the pressure under each leg of a table supporting an elephant?


Which of the following does not take place during the process of conjugation?


Molecular data suggest that plastids originated as __________ engulfed by a heterotrophic eukaryote.


Which protist group is thought to be most closely related to animals?

Frequently changing their surface proteins

Parasites of the genus Trypanosoma evade immune responses through what defense?


Green algae are divided into two main groups, the charophytes and the __________.

Phytophthora infestans

_____ is a protist that causes late blight of potatoes and was responsible for the Irish potato famine of the 19th century.

Eukaryotes that are not plants, animals, or fungi

Protists are best described as which of the following?

engulfed a photosynthetic red alga in a secondary endosymbiosis event

Although controversial, chromalveolates are proposed as a clade whose common ancestor __________.


Which protists were once categorized as fungi due to their multinucleate filaments that resemble hyphae?


Which of the following is not a cellular organelle possessed by a protist?


Which of these groups includes species that produce a substance that is toxic to humans?

A cellular slime mold is multicellular.

What is one way in which a cellular slime mold differs from a plasmodial slime mold?

It shows all five supergroups diverging simultaneously from a common ancestor.

Which of the following is one of the main weaknesses of the proposed classification scheme in which all eukaryotes are divided into five supergroups?

About 30% of the world’s photosynthesis is performed by protists.

Which of the following is the best description of protists’ contribution to photosynthesis?

the apicoplast, a modified plastid, appears to be of red algal origin

Apicomplexans are currently assigned to the chromalveolates because _______.


Which organisms are capable of producing a "red tide"?

All three have sacs known as alveoli just beneath their plasma membranes.

What do a carnivorous dinoflagellate, a parasitic apicomplexan, and a ciliate have in common?


Which of these groups includes photosynthetic unicellular organisms with flagella and contractile vacuoles?


Organisms are classified as Excavata based on ______.

Many protists are more closely related to plants, animals, or fungi than they are to each other and recent evidence makes it clear that the former kingdom Protista was paraphyletic.

Why have protists been "mixed in" with plants, animals, and fungi under the hypothesis that groups eukaryotes into five supergroups?

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