The Evolution of Plants and Fungi: Characteristics & Evolutionary History - Quiz & Worksheet


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What characteristic does not describe both plants and fungi?

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1. Which of the following does not describe plants?

2. Which of the following is a characteristic of fungi?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can assist your study of the evolutionary history of plants and fungi by helping you see what you know and what you don't. To pass these assessments you will need to know the characteristics of both plants and fungi, and understand how plants evolved.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz to review your knowledge of:

  • Characteristics of both plants and fungi
  • Characteristics unique to either plants or fungi
  • Evolutionary ancestors of plants and fungi
  • The evolutionary structure that allows plants to live outside of moist environments

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz can help you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what plants and fungi have in common
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the evolution of plants and fungi and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing Differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the characteristics of plants and the characteristics of fungi

Additional Learning

For more information about plants and fungi, review the corresponding lesson called The Evolution of Plants and Fungi: Characteristics & Evolutionary History. This phylogenetics lesson will help you:

  • Know in which domain both plants and fungi are found
  • Identify examples of plants and fungus
  • List the characteristics of plants and fungus
  • Appreciate the common evolutionary origins of fungus and plants
  • Describe the usefulness of plants and fungus