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Question 1: Despite there being trillions of these creatures in Mono Lake, it was felt that rising levels of salinity and ________ concentration of the lake would endanger them because of the increase in pH.
Sodium carbonateSodium sulfateSodium hydroxideSodium hypochlorite

Question 2:
What genus does Brine shrimp belong to?
Artemia
Phidippus
Neoregelia
Paratrachea

Question 3:
What is the subphylum of Brine shrimp?

Question 4:
What is the genus authority of Brine shrimp?
Kuznetzov, 1971
Reichenbach 1853
Leach, 1819
Lesson, 1842

Question 5: This characteristic is called cryptobiosis meaning "hidden life" (also called ________).
LepidopteraDormancyDiapauseInsect

Question 6: Artemia monica, the variety commonly known as Mono Lake brine shrimp, are found only in Mono Lake, ________.
Solano County, CaliforniaMono County, CaliforniaSierra County, CaliforniaNevada County, California

Question 7: Brine shrimp is the English name of the genus Artemia of aquatic ________.
ArthropodMaxillopodaMalacostracaCrustacean

Question 8: Wild brine shrimp eat microscopic and algae planktonic ________.
AlgaePlantWild fisheriesPhotosynthesis

Question 9: Cultured brine shrimp can also be fed particulate foods including ________, wheat flour, soybean powder, or egg yolk.
FungusYeastBacteriaMicroorganism

Question 10: Brine shrimp eggs are ________ inactive and can remain in total stasis for several years while in dry oxygen-free conditions, even at temperatures below freezing.
3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA lyaseAmino acidLipid metabolismMetabolism







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