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Question 1:
What is the subphylum of Barnacle?

Question 2: A barnacle is a type of ________ belonging to infraclass Cirripedia in the subphylum Crustacea, and is hence related to crabs and lobsters.
ArthropodOnychophoraMolluscaAnnelid

Question 3: Barnacles are displaced by ________ and mussels, who compete for space.
GastropodaLimpetFissurellidaeMollusca

Question 4: These feathery appendages beat rhythmically to draw ________ and detritus into the shell for consumption[3].
PhytoplanktonPlanktonPrimary productionZooplankton

Question 5: Around 1,220 barnacle ________ are currently known[1].
SpeciesLifeBiological classificationEvolution

Question 6: For example, members of the ________ Sacculina are parasitic, dwelling within crabs[4].
SpeciesGenusBiological classificationLife

Question 7: Barnacles were first fully studied and classified by ________ who published a series of monographs in 1851 and 1854.
EvolutionCharles Darwin's religious viewsCharles Darwin's educationCharles Darwin

Question 8: The name "Cirripedia" is ________, meaning "curl-footed".
Roman EmpireLatinOld LatinVulgar Latin

Question 9: Trace fossils of acrothoracican barnacle borings (Rogerella) are common in the fossil record from the ________ to the Recent.
Late Devonian extinctionDevonianGeologic time scaleCarboniferous

Question 10: The sessile lifestyle of barnacles makes ________ difficult, as the organisms cannot leave their shells to mate.
Flowering plantFertilisationPlant reproductionSexual reproduction
















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