Plant Biology Review Quiz

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This is a review quiz on general vocabulary terms for the unit on plants we are covering in science.  This quiz does not include terms associated with the anatomy of stems and roots, gymnosperms, or angiosperms.

  
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1.  The early growth stage of an embryo (seed).
2.  A type of reproduction where no new genetic material is passed from parent to offspring:  often characterized by the growth of new plant tissue from existing tissue.
3.  Also known as a "seed leaf".
4.  The process by which a plant uses the energy of the sun to convert carbon dioxide and water to simple sugars (food). 
5.  Cells that control the openings in the underside of a leaf.
6.  In a seed this is a young developing plant.
7.  Part of a seed that provides nutrients to a growing plant before it can photosynthesize on its own.
8.  A type of seed with one cotyledon.
9.  The outer coating of a seed that protects the embryo inside.
10.  Seeds moving by wind, water, or being attached to animals are all examples of this.
11.  A layer inside the leaf of a plant were gas exchange takes place and where some photosynthesis occurs.
12.  Part of a leaf that contains stomata and guard cells.
13.  A type of plant containing transporting tissue. 
14.  Top layer of a leaf that serves as a tough, protective barrier that helps prevent water loss.
15.  Small, root-like structures present on some non-vascular plants that aid in the absorption of water and nutrients from the surrounding environment.
16.  Vascular tissue that moves materials from leaves to the roots in a plant.
17.  Vascular tissue responsible for moving materials from the roots to the leaves in a plant.
18.  A type of seed that has two cotyledons.
19.  A package of genetic material that is released into the environment by a parent plant.
20.  Structures produced by some sexually reproducing plants that contain embryos and stored food and are protected by a tough, outer covering.
21.  These types of plants have two characteristics:  vascular tissue and the use of seeds to reproduce.
22.  Plants that reproduce using sporophytes.
23.  Reproduction that results from an egg being fertilized with sperm.
24.  The layer inside of a leaf that gets the best exposure to the sun and where most photosynthesis takes place.
25.  Organisms that contain cells with nuclei and other structures.
26.  A type of organism that makes its own food.
27.  Layer of a leaf that is tough and clear to allow light to pass through.
28.  Part of a plant responsible for support and positioning leaves for best exposure to the sun.
29.  Small openings in the leaf of a plant that open and close to help regulate photosynthesis.
30.  Part of a plant that contains all of the structures necessary for photosynthesis to occur.
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