Trivia: What Do You Know About Plant Cells?

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Trivia: What Do You Know About Plant Cells?

A plant cell is defined as a cell which has a nucleus and organelles bounded by a thick and rigid cell wall. Chlorophyll converts sunlight into energy and gives plant cells their green colour. This quiz will be worth 10 points. So, let's try out this quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Increases in stem length occur at
    • A. 

      Vascular cambium.

    • B. 

      Cork cambium.

    • C. 

      Secondary tissues.

    • D. 

      Apical meristem.

    • E. 

      Lateral meristem.

  • 2. 
    Parenchyma cells are specialized for and involved in all of the following activities EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis.

    • B. 

      Structure of fruits.

    • C. 

      Conduction of food.

    • D. 

      Secretion.

    • E. 

      Food storage.

  • 3. 
    The substance that strengthens and waterproofs cell walls is
    • A. 

      Cutin.

    • B. 

      Lignin.

    • C. 

      Pectin.

    • D. 

      Suberin.

    • E. 

      Chitin.

  • 4. 
    Cells that are the main water-conducting cells of a plant are
    • A. 

      Sclereids.

    • B. 

      Xylem tubes.

    • C. 

      Sieve tubes.

    • D. 

      Parenchyma.

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 5. 
    Gaseous exchange occurs in plants through these structures in the epidermis.
    • A. 

      Cotyledons

    • B. 

      Companion cells

    • C. 

      Stomata

    • D. 

      Tracheids

    • E. 

      Sclereids

  • 6. 
    A cotyledon is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Embryonic root

    • B. 

      Seed cover

    • C. 

      Flower part

    • D. 

      Seed leaf

    • E. 

      Fruit

  • 7. 
    Deciduous plants
    • A. 

      Are nonvascular.

    • B. 

      Are evergreen.

    • C. 

      Shed their leaves as winter approaches.

    • D. 

      May retain their dead brown leaves over the winter and shed them only when new leaves emerge.

    • E. 

      May shed their leaves as winter approaches or retain the dead brown leaves until new leaves emerge in the spring.

  • 8. 
    Photosynthesis takes place in the
    • A. 

      Stomata.

    • B. 

      Cuticle.

    • C. 

      Vascular bundles.

    • D. 

      Lower and upper epidermis.

    • E. 

      Mesophyll tissue.

  • 9. 
    Mitosis takes place in which region of the root?
    • A. 

      Zone of maturation

    • B. 

      Root cap

    • C. 

      Zone of elongation

    • D. 

      Apical meristem region

    • E. 

      Region of differentiation

  • 10. 
    Which provides horizontal transport of material in stems and roots?
    • A. 

      Ray cells

    • B. 

      Vessels

    • C. 

      The pericycle

    • D. 

      The cortex

    • E. 

      The secondary phloem