Quiz on Algae - Phycology Quiz

The algae are chlorophyll bearing thallophytes with autotrophic mode of nutrition. The number of living algae varying from 30,000 to over 1 million species which are highly diverse with respect to habitat, size, physiology and reproduction. The study of algae is known as Phycology and those who purse such a study they are known as phycologists. Read more>>
1. The most primitive algal group is
blue green algae
green algae
brown algae
red algae
2. Cryophytes are found:
on humus soil
on ice and snow
on sea shore
in deep sea
3. Heterocysts are found in
Chlorophyceae
Phaeophyceae
Rhodophyceae
Myxophyceae
4. Amylum stars are found in
Chara
Ulothrix
Vaucheria
Polysiphonia
5. Agar-agar is manufactured from
Ectocarpus
Gelidium
Spirogyra
Polysiphonia
6. Harmful 'algal bloom' is the result of accumulation of species of
Pistia
Alexandrium
Lemna
Volvox
7. Carrageen is obtained from
Chara
Chondrus
Polysiphonia
Sargassum
8. Diatomin earth is a product of
Chlorophyceae
Bacillariophyceae
Phaeophyceae
Xanthophyceae
9. High protein contents are found in
Chlorella
Spirogyra
Ulothrix
Chlamydomonas
10. Red rust of tea is caused by
Cephaleuros
Puccinia
Melampsora
Ustilago
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