Bisc Bioinformatics Quiz Questions

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As the name may suggest, bioinformatics is a collective term for each biological study that requires the use of computer programming as part of its methodology. Are you studying the field right now? This quiz will help to make sure you’re taking on as much information as you should be. Good luck!


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  • 1. 
    Roots and shoots lengthen through activity at ____.
    • A. 

      Apical meristems

    • B. 

      Lateral meristems

    • C. 

      Vascular cambium

    • D. 

      Cork cambium

  • 2. 
    In many plant species, older roots and stems thicken by activity at ____.
    • A. 

      Apical meristems

    • B. 

      Cork cambium

    • C. 

      Vascular cambium

    • D. 

      Both b and c

  • 3. 
    ____ conducts water and mineral through a plant, and ____ conducts sugars.
    • A. 

      Phloem; xylem

    • B. 

      Cambium; phloem

    • C. 

      Xylem; phloem

    • D. 

      Xylem; cambium

  • 4. 
    Mesophyll consists of ____.
    • A. 

      Waxes and cutin

    • B. 

      Lignified cell walls

    • C. 

      Photosynthetic cells

    • D. 

      Cork but not bark

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Collenchyma cells

    • B. 

      Sieve tubes

    • C. 

      Vessel members

    • D. 

      Tracheids

    • E. 

      Companion cells

    • F. 

      Sclerenchyma cells

  • 6. 
    In phloem, organic compounds flow through ____.
    • A. 

      Collenchyma cells

    • B. 

      Sieve tubes

    • C. 

      Vessels

    • D. 

      Tracheids

  • 7. 
    Xylem and phloem are ____ tissues.
    • A. 

      Ground

    • B. 

      Vascular

    • C. 

      Dermal

    • D. 

      Both b and c

  • 8. 
    Tree rings occur when ____.
    • A. 

      There are droughts during the time rings form

    • B. 

      Environmental conditions influence xylem cell size

    • C. 

      Heartwood alternates with sapwood

  • 9. 
    Bark is mainly ____.
    • A. 

      Periderm and cork

    • B. 

      Cork and wood

    • C. 

      Periderm and phloem

    • D. 

      Cork cambium and phloem