Botany Chapter 39 Practice Test

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This test is based on botany 200 class at wiu chapter 39


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  • 1. 
    A process where a muliticellular diploid generation alternates with a multicellular halploid generation is... 
  • 2. 
    Female gametophytes 
    • A. 

      Megaametophytes

    • B. 

      Megasporangia

    • C. 

      Microgametopytes

    • D. 

      Microsporangia

  • 3. 
    Male gametophytes 
    • A. 

      Megagametopytes

    • B. 

      Megasporangia

    • C. 

      Microgametophytes

    • D. 

      Microsporangia

  • 4. 
    Cross pollination is when pollen from an anther is transferred to a stigma of the same flower or plant 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A male gametophyte has one pollen tube and 2 sperm cells 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A stigma allows all genotypes to germinate 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A pollen tube grows to ______, and through micropyle. 
  • 8. 
    Pollination and fertilization are separate events/processes 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A pollen tube grows downward on the inside of a style until it reaches an ovule 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Pollen tubes  deliver 1 sperm cells to ovules 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A ______ endosperm- nutritive tissue
    • A. 

      Diplid

    • B. 

      Haplid

    • C. 

      Triploid

  • 12. 
    A micropyle opening becomes a _______ 
  • 13. 
    In eudicots, globular embryo takes on a characteristic _____ stage form, and further elongation fives rise to the _____ stage.
  • 14. 
    Large amounts of what accumulate in the endosperm during seed formation 
    • A. 

      Starches

    • B. 

      Lipids

    • C. 

      Proteins

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Late in embryonic development the seed loses up to 75% of water content 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Seeds develop from ovules
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A ________ is the ovary wall or the surrounding of the seed 
  • 18. 
    What kind of flower possess all 4 types of whorls (calyx, corolla, stamen, and carpels) 
    • A. 

      Perfect

    • B. 

      Imperfect

    • C. 

      Complete

  • 19. 
    A flower that lacks only one of the whorls is what kind of flower 
    • A. 

      Perfect

    • B. 

      Incomplete

    • C. 

      Imperfect

  • 20. 
    A flower that contains a stamen and carpels 
    • A. 

      Complete

    • B. 

      Perfect

    • C. 

      Incomplete

  • 21. 
    A monoecious plant has different homes (reside on different plants) for each sex 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Flavonoids are responsible for color variations in a flower 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Actinamorphia flowers have what kind of symmetry? 
    • A. 

      Radial

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      Bilateral

  • 24. 
    Zygomoriphic flowers have what kind of symmetry? 
    • A. 

      Radial

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      Bilateral

  • 25. 
    Flowers can occur singly or in clusters 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Inflorescences attract __________ from a distance 
  • 27. 
    The endosperm is the food source in plants during photosynthesis 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Epicotyl

    • B. 

      Hypocotyl

    • C. 

      Radicle

  • 29. 
    The epicotyl is the embryonic stem that attaches to cotyledons that will become an apical meristem 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    An epicotyl is enclosed by what
    • A. 

      Coleoptile

    • B. 

      Coleorhiza

  • 31. 
    An embryo root is enclosed by what? 
    • A. 

      Coleoptile

    • B. 

      Coleorhiza

  • 32. 
    Abscisic acid helps to prevent what 
    • A. 

      Water loss

    • B. 

      Water stress

    • C. 

      Water retention

  • 33. 
    The endocarp is the skin of a fruit 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      Exocarp

    • B. 

      Mesocarp

    • C. 

      Endocarp

  • 35. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    • A. 

      Berry

    • B. 

      Phome

    • C. 

      Drupe

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      Berry

    • B. 

      Hesperidium

    • C. 

      Pepo

  • 38. 
    • A. 

      Phome

    • B. 

      Pepo

    • C. 

      Hesperidium

  • 39. 
    • A. 

      Pepo

    • B. 

      Drupe

    • C. 

      Hesperidium

  • 40. 
    What is an example of a phome? 
    • A. 

      A pear

    • B. 

      An orange

    • C. 

      A pumpkin

  • 41. 
    • A. 

      Aggregate fruits

    • B. 

      Multiple fruits

  • 42. 
    What kind of fruit is derived from multiple flowers in a single inflorescence? 
    • A. 

      Aggregate fruits

    • B. 

      Multiple fruits

  • 43. 
    Nuts are a type of fruits
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    What type of fruit splits when it is mature? ie beans 
    • A. 

      Dehiscent

    • B. 

      Indehiscent

  • 45. 
    Of the dehiscent fruits, what type splits along two sides/seams
    • A. 

      Legumes

    • B. 

      Siliques

    • C. 

      Capsules

  • 46. 
    Of the dehiscent fruits, what type splits along 2 sides and has seeds on a central partition 
    • A. 

      Legumes

    • B. 

      Capsules

    • C. 

      Siliques

  • 47. 
    Of hte dehiscent fruits, what type splits along the partitions of the carpel's in various ways? 
    • A. 

      Capsules

    • B. 

      Siliques

    • C. 

      Legumes

  • 48. 
    The achene is the base of a seed that is attached to the pericarp 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 49. 
    A maple leaf, like the ones dropped in lab, is an example of a samara 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 50. 
    • A. 

      Schizocarp

    • B. 

      Samara

    • C. 

      Caryopsis

  • 51. 
    This is a dry fruit unique to the carrot/parsley family 
    • A. 

      Caryopsis

    • B. 

      Samara

    • C. 

      Schizocarp

  • 52. 
    Samaras use this type of dispersal 
    • A. 

      Animal

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Water

  • 53. 
    Mammals aid in seed dispersal 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    Fruits frequently contain laxatives so that the seeds can be excreted after how many minutes 
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      25

  • 55. 
    There are 4 types of dispersal 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False