Importance Of Plants E-ws (Ab)

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Importance Of Plants E-ws (Ab) - Quiz

Welcome to the science electronic frontier classroom of the 21st century. Plants are essential to our survival because they produce virtually all our food. We consume plants either directly, in the form of fruits and grains. Let's test your knowledge of this interrelationship between plants and people. The test allows for unlimited attempts to enhance learning and test-taking skills. 25 random generated questions will be presented every attempt. I wish you Good Luck on the introduction of plant sciences.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _____ is the study of plants.
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Biology

    • C. 

      Botany

    • D. 

      Plant Taxonomy

  • 2. 
    _____ is the practice of growing plants or raising animals for human use.
    • A. 

      Plant Taxonomy

    • B. 

      Farm Plant Science

    • C. 

      Botany

    • D. 

      Biology

    • E. 

      Agriculture

  • 3. 
    _____ is a grass that contains grains.
  • 4. 
    A root crop is a plant whose roots are rich in carbohydrates and used by humans for food.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A _____ is a member of the pea family that bears protein-rich seeds in pods.
    • A. 

      Botany Fruit

    • B. 

      Cereal

    • C. 

      Fruit

    • D. 

      Legume

    • E. 

      Nut

  • 6. 
    A(n) _____ is a dry, hard fruit that does not split open.
    • A. 

      Agricultural Science

    • B. 

      Cereal

    • C. 

      Fruit

    • D. 

      Nut

    • E. 

      Root Crop

  • 7. 
    A(n) _____ is a part of a flowering plant that usually contains seeds.
  • 8. 
    A(n)_____ is a food derived from the leaves, stems, seeds or roots of nonwoody plants.
  • 9. 
    In cultivating wheat, early farmers selected wheat plants.
    • A. 

      Whose seeds were easily dispersed

    • B. 

      Whose stalks did not break easily in the wind

    • C. 

      That produced the fewest grains

    • D. 

      That had the largest seed pods

    • E. 

      A and D are correct answers

  • 10. 
    Legume are valuable crops because they have protein-rich seeds and because_____
    • A. 

      They improve the nitrogen content of the soil

    • B. 

      Their leaves are used are herbs

    • C. 

      Their leaves are fed to livestock

    • D. 

      Their bark is a source of quinine

  • 11. 
    Black pepper is the ground-up seed of a pepper plant, which make pepper_____.
    • A. 

      A fruit

    • B. 

      A flavoring

    • C. 

      An herb

    • D. 

      A spice

    • E. 

      C and D are both correct answers

  • 12. 
    All of the following plants are used for their medicinal value except the . . .
    • A. 

      Cinchona tree

    • B. 

      Coconut

    • C. 

      Foxglove

    • D. 

      White Willow

    • E. 

      A and D are correct answers

  • 13. 
    The artificial fabric rayon is made from. . . .
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Legume seeds

    • C. 

      Petroleum

    • D. 

      Processed wood fibers

    • E. 

      Rayon grass

  • 14. 
    What is a cantaloupe classified?
    • A. 

      Cereal

    • B. 

      Fruit

    • C. 

      Herb

    • D. 

      Legume

    • E. 

      Nut

    • F. 

      Root Crop

    • G. 

      Spice

    • H. 

      Vegetable

  • 15. 
    What is a Rice classified?
    • A. 

      Cereal

    • B. 

      Fruit

    • C. 

      Herb

    • D. 

      Legume

    • E. 

      Nut

    • F. 

      Root Crop

    • G. 

      Spice

    • H. 

      Vegetable

  • 16. 
    What is a Celery classified?
    • A. 

      Cereal

    • B. 

      Fruit

    • C. 

      Herb

    • D. 

      Legume

    • E. 

      Nut

    • F. 

      Root Crop

    • G. 

      Spice

    • H. 

      Vegetable

  • 17. 
    What is a Nutmeg classified?
    • A. 

      Cereal

    • B. 

      Fruit

    • C. 

      Herb

    • D. 

      Legume

    • E. 

      Nut

    • F. 

      Root Crop

    • G. 

      Spice

    • H. 

      Vegetable

  • 18. 
    What is a pecan classified?
    • A. 

      Cereal

    • B. 

      Fruit

    • C. 

      Herb

    • D. 

      Legume

    • E. 

      Nut

    • F. 

      Root Crop

    • G. 

      Spice

    • H. 

      Vegetable

  • 19. 
    What is a potato classified?
    • A. 

      Cereal

    • B. 

      Fruit

    • C. 

      Herb

    • D. 

      Legume

    • E. 

      Nut

    • F. 

      Root Crop

    • G. 

      Spice

    • H. 

      Vegetable

  • 20. 
    What is a lima bean classified?
    • A. 

      Cereal

    • B. 

      Fruit

    • C. 

      Herb

    • D. 

      Legume

    • E. 

      Nut

    • F. 

      Root Crop

    • G. 

      Spice

    • H. 

      Vegetable

  • 21. 
    What is a oregano classified?
    • A. 

      Cereal

    • B. 

      Fruit

    • C. 

      Herb

    • D. 

      Legume

    • E. 

      Nut

    • F. 

      Root Crop

    • G. 

      Spice

    • H. 

      Vegetable

  • 22. 
    _____ is the study of the interactions between plants and the environment.
  • 23. 
    A(n) _____ is an undesirable plant that may crowd out crop plants or native plant species.
  • 24. 
    A(n)_____ is an allergic reaction that may be caused by pollen and results in sneezing, a runny nose, and watery eyes.
  • 25. 
    One of the inorganic nutrients recycled by plants is_____?
    • A. 

      Cellulose

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      Phosphorus

    • D. 

      Starch

    • E. 

      Sugar

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