Flatworms: Types & Structure


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Which of the following is a flatworm?

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1. Which of the following types of flatworms is non-parasitic?

2. Which of the following flatworms has a specialized head with suckers and hooks, called a scolex?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Flatworms are significant in many respects, not the least of which is their potential effect on our health. The questions in this assessment will test you on characteristics of flatworms, such as different examples of flatworms and their bodily structures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Various types of flatworms
  • Parasitic and non-parasitic flatworms
  • True statements about flatworms
  • Flatworms and bilateral symmetry

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - answer the assessment questions by recalling basic information on the characteristics and different types of flatworms
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you've understood the overview of flatworms that you went over in the lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding of flatworms to identify specific examples of them, including ones utlizing a scolex

Additional Learning

Find out more about flatworms by checking out the corresponding lesson called Flatworms: Types & Structure. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Overview of flatworms
  • Flatworm physiology
  • Flukes and tapeworms
  • Planarians