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Spore: Quiz


Question 1: By contrast, gametes are the units of ________, as two gametes need to fuse to create a new organism.
Sexual reproductionPlant reproductionFlowering plantFertilisation

Question 2: Ascospores: spores produced by an ascus, characteristic of ________.

Question 3: The term spore derives from the ________ word σπορα ("spora"), meaning a seed.
Aeolic GreekAttic GreekAncient GreekDoric Greek

Question 4: Basidiospores: spores produced by a basidium, characteristic of ________.

Question 5: Attracting insects, such as flies, to fruiting structures, by virtue of their having lively colours and a putrid odour, for dispersal of fungal spores is yet another strategy, most prominently used by the ________.
Phallus impudicusFungusClathrus ruberPhallaceae

Question 6: Meiospores: spores produced by meiosis; they are thus ________, and give rise to a haploid daughter cell(s) or a haploid individual.

Question 7: Chlamydospores: thick-walled resting spores of ________ produced to survive unfavorable conditions.

Question 8: Spores are usually ________ and unicellular and are produced by meiosis in the sporangium by the sporophyte.

Question 9: Zoospores: mobile spores that move by means of one or more flagella, and can be found in some ________ and fungi.
AlgaeWild fisheriesPlantPhotosynthesis

Question 10: Once conditions are favorable, the spore can develop into a new ________ using mitotic division, producing a multicellular gametophyte, which eventually goes on to produce gametes.

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