Cryptogams: Classification & Characteristics


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Which of the following statements about cryptogams is NOT true?

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1. Basidiomycota and Ascomycota are cryptogams found in which kingdom?

2. All cryptogams reproduce through the use of spores (at least at some point in the life cycle), meaning they can reproduce:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz and worksheet, you can find out how much you know about cryptogams and their classification. You will also be asked about their reproduction cycles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This combination quiz and worksheet tests you on the following:

  • Cryptogam characteristics
  • Kingdoms that include cryptogams
  • The use of spores in reproduction
  • Other names for cryptogams

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - use what you've learned from the lesson to recognize another term for cryptogams
  • Information recall - see if you can remember how cryptogams reproduce
  • Distinguishing differences - compare the different kingdoms that contain cryptogams

Additional Learning

For extra information, head over to the lesson titled Plant Cryptogams: Classification & Characteristics. There, you can find topics that include the following:

  • Taxonomy
  • Habitat and nutrition
  • Cryptogam environments
  • Autotrophs vs. heterotrophs