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TExES Science 7-12: Protists, Fungi & Viruses Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why are scientists debating if viruses are living organisms?

Question 2 2. Which of the following correctly pairs the type of protist with the primary source of nutrition?

Question 3 3. Viral nucleic acids that comprise a viral genome can be:

Question 4 4. A virus that infects a bacteria is known as a(n):

Question 5 5. What characteristic does not describe both plants and fungi?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following does not describe plants?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is not a characteristic of all prokaryotes?

Question 8 8. A viral capsid is composed of subunits called:

Question 9 9. What evolutionary development in plants allowed for an increase in the size of the organisms and removed the need for plants to only live in moist environments?

Question 10 10. Of the following, which group(s) of protists is(are) heterotrophs?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following are present in ALL virions?

Question 12 12. Looking through a microscope at a drop of pond water, you see a unicellular organism with a nucleus and chloroplasts. It is most likely a(n):

Question 13 13. Which of the following is not a characteristic of all three types of protists?

Question 14 14. By analyzing DNA, scientists have hypothesized that _____ are evolutionary ancestors of plant-like protists such as red and green algae.

Question 15 15. When antibiotics no longer effectively treat a bacterial infection, it is known as:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a characteristic of fungi?

Question 17 17. Scientists hypothesize that the evolutionary ancestor of both plants and fungi were:

Question 18 18. Which of the following correctly pairs the name with the shape?

Question 19 19. Which kingdom contains the oldest known organism found on earth?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is the best definition of a virion?

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Question 21 21. What is the function of a viral envelope?

Question 22 22. Which of the following CORRECTLY pairs the group of archaebacteria with the environment in which the group lives?

TExES Science 7-12: Protists, Fungi & Viruses Chapter Exam Instructions

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