General Biology/Classification of Living Things/Eubacteria/Answers
1. Answers may vary. Some possibilities are:
- 1) Binary fission produces two identical daughter cells.
- 2) Daughter cells have 2n chromosomes; the daughter cells have the same number of chromosomes as the parent cell.
- 3) Binary fission commences with a duplicate of the original chromosome.
2. Answers may vary. Some possibilities:
- 1) Binary fission produces only two identical daughter cells.
- 2) Daughter bacterial cells have 2n chromosomes, unlike n chromosomes for gametes.
- 3) Binary fission transpires only in bacteria, and not in gametes.
- 4) Binary fission does not involve any spindle fibres or asters.
- a) photoautotrophic
- b) chemoheterophic
- c) chemoheterophic
- d) photoautotrophic
- e) chemoautotrophic
4. Cocci; least surface area.
- a) Plasmids
- b) Conjugation.
6. Yes, because endospores are quite robust.