A Quiz On Angiosperms-fruits

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Angiosperms are seed producing plants and are known for having ovules. Most of these fruits can be divided into two categories, monocotyledons and dicotyledons. Having discussed this topic in class you are well capable of answering the quiz below. Take it up and see how high you score. All the best in your studies!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A fruit is a mature _______.
  • 2. 
    A fruit in which some additional parts are retained.
  • 3. 
    What is the name given to the ovary wall? This structure thickens and becomes differentiated into distinct layers.
  • 4. 
    Most of the fruits found in the grocery store are derived from this plant Phylum.
  • 5. 
    How many sets of chromosomes do seedless fruits generally possess? i.e. what is the ploidy value?
  • 6. 
    Most fruits develop from one flower with only one pistil. What is this general fruit type?
  • 7. 
    Some fruits develop from one flower that has several pistils. What is the name of this general fruit type?
  • 8. 
    In a few species the ovaries of several distinct flowers fuse and form one fruit. Name this general fruit type.
  • 9. 
    Type of fleshy fruit that has one to several carpels, each of which is typically many seeded.
  • 10. 
    Type of fleshy fruit where there may be one to several carpels, but each carpel usually contains only a single seed.
  • 11. 
    Highly specialized fleshy fruit that is derived from a compound inferior ovary in which the fleshy portion comes largely from the enlarged base of the perianth.
  • 12. 
    Type of fruit in which the tissues of the mature ovary wall break open, freeing the seeds.
  • 13. 
    Type of fruit in which the seeds remain in the fruit after the fruit has been shed from the parent plant.
  • 14. 
    The skin of the fruit.
  • 15. 
    The inner boundary around the seed.
  • 16. 
    Fleshy tissue between the exocarp and endocarp.
  • 17. 
    The three regions of a fruit are collectively called the

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