2.Todays protists include groups whose ancestors were among the very last to split from the organisms that gave rise to plants, animals, and fungi.
1. eukaryotes that are not part of the plant, animal, or fungi kingdoms
2. Today's protists and plants, fungi, and animals have an ancient common ancestor.
Prokaryotic and single-celled organisms belong to the Monera kingdom. The kingdom contains the main classes of bacteria which are eubacteria and archaebacterial