Rhizarians: Radiolarians, Forams & Cercozoans


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Which of these does NOT characterize rhizarians?

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1. If I find a microscopic shell that is made of organic material and calcium carbonate, which rhizarian did it belong to?

2. What is a foram test?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how well you know of the various forms of ehizarians with this combination quiz and worksheet. You will be asked to give characteristics of rhizarians and cercozoans.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet, you will be asked about the following:

  • Physical traits of rhizarians
  • The foram test
  • The use of radiolarian shells
  • Physical traits of cercozoans

Skills Practiced

The combination of a quiz and worksheet allows you to practice these skill sets:

  • Defining key concepts - assure that you can properly identify terms like foram test
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast rhizarians and cercozoans
  • Knowledge application - use your experience to answer questions about rhizarians and cercozoans

Additional Learning

For more info regarding this content, check out the lesson titled Rhizarians: Radiolarians, Forams & Cercozoans. Watching the video helps you complete the following tasks:

  • Learn about the broad range of protists in nature
  • Examine how radiolarians differ from other groups
  • Define siliceous ooze and explain its use
  • Understand how protists differ from plants and animals