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John Glenn Plant Test

30 Questions
John Glenn Plant Test

Students recall parts and functions for seeds, roots, stems, leaves, and flowers.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This structure transports water and minerals up the stem.
    • A. 

      Stoma

    • B. 

      Phloem

    • C. 

      Tuber

    • D. 

      Xylem

  • 2. 
    In photosynthesis, water is transported to the leaves where it is combined with sunlight energy and _______________ to form glucose.
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Carbon monoxide

  • 3. 
    This structure is at the very center of the stem.
    • A. 

      Vascular cambium

    • B. 

      Pith

    • C. 

      Heartwood

    • D. 

      Sapwood

  • 4. 
    Plant roots:
    • A. 

      Absorb water and minerals

    • B. 

      Anchor the plant

    • C. 

      Store food for the plant

    • D. 

      A, b, and c

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of a root?
    • A. 

      Carrot

    • B. 

      Yam

    • C. 

      Radish

    • D. 

      Spinach

  • 6. 
    Roots have a cap at the tip.  What is it used for?
    • A. 

      It is used to protect the root.

    • B. 

      It is used for mitosis.

    • C. 

      It is used to store food.

    • D. 

      It is used for root growth.

  • 7. 
    Phloem is used to transport:
    • A. 

      Water up the stem

    • B. 

      Water down the stem

    • C. 

      Glucose up the stem

    • D. 

      Glucose down the stem

  • 8. 
    Why do flowers have such colorful petals?
    • A. 

      To scare away predators

    • B. 

      To trap insects

    • C. 

      To attract animals for pollination

    • D. 

      To hide pollen

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a way that seeds are dispersed?
    • A. 

      Sun

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Animals

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a pollinator of a flower?
    • A. 

      Bee

    • B. 

      Elephant

    • C. 

      Hummingbird

    • D. 

      A and c

  • 11. 
    What part of the plant is responsible for most of the photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      Leaf

    • B. 

      Root

    • C. 

      Flower

    • D. 

      Stem

  • 12. 
    Why is the cotyledon important for the embryo in the seed?
    • A. 

      It is a part of photosynthesis.

    • B. 

      The embryo has no sunlight in the seed.

    • C. 

      It softens the seed coat.

    • D. 

      It covers the seed and protects it.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is a function of the stem?
    • A. 

      Supports the leaves near the sun for photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Helps transport water and minerals up the plant

    • C. 

      Helps transport glucose down the plant

    • D. 

      A, b, and c

  • 14. 
    What plant structure produces pollen?
    • A. 

      Stigma

    • B. 

      Ovary

    • C. 

      Anther

    • D. 

      Stoma

  • 15. 
    Where does carbon dioxide (CO2) enter the plant?
    • A. 

      Stomata

    • B. 

      Root tip

    • C. 

      Cotyledon

    • D. 

      Phloem

  • 16. 
    Which letter points to the seed coat?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 17. 
    What letter points to the baby plant?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 18. 
    What letter points to the part that protects the seed?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 19. 
    What letter points to the cotyledon?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 20. 
    What letter points to the part that supplies food to the embryo?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 21. 
    What letter points to the embryo?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 22. 
    What letter points to the sepals?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 23. 
    What letter points to the filament?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 24. 
    What letter points to the ovary?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 25. 
    What letter points to the petal?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 26. 
    What is the male part of the flower that produces pollen?
    • A. 

      Anther

    • B. 

      Stamen

    • C. 

      Pistil

    • D. 

      Filament

  • 27. 
    The dark outer edge of this tree slice is called?
    • A. 

      Pith

    • B. 

      Heartwood

    • C. 

      Sapwood

    • D. 

      Bark

  • 28. 
    The tree ring would be __________ in a dry season.
    • A. 

      Thick

    • B. 

      Thin

    • C. 

      Not there

    • D. 

      Damaged

  • 29. 
    The products of photosynthesis are:
    • A. 

      Sunlight

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide and Oxygen

    • C. 

      Glucose and Oxygen

    • D. 

      Water and Oxygen

  • 30. 
    The early growth of an embryo breaks through a softened seed coat.
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Vascular Cambium

    • C. 

      Germination

    • D. 

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