Importance of Protists


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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of most protists?

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1. Algae are an example of:

2. Plant-like protists are important because:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Protists are a type of organism that we tend not to think about all that often. But we probably should, since it turns out they can be quite important to us. These assessment questions will go over important information on the subject of protists that you should remember in the future. You will be assessed on key points such as the characteristics of protists and some notable examples of them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Characteristics of protists
  • Different examples of protists
  • The importance of plant-like protists
  • Characteristics of animal-like protists
  • Facts about slime molds

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - make sure that you accurately remember the facts about slime molds
  • Reading comprehension - use the assessment questions to ensure that you understand the characteristics of different types of protists
  • Knowledge application -draw from your knowledge of protists to answer a specific question on their significance

Additional Learning

Get some more facts about protists by reading over the associated lesson called Importance of Protists. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • What protists are
  • The characteristics and importance of protists
  • Plant-like protists
  • Animal-like protists
  • Fungus-like protists