Ferns And Mosses

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Ferns And Mosses

A short and simple quiz by Daulton Rittenhouse and Danielle Shilling


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the most suitable environment for a fern?
    • A. 

      Dry areas and sandy desert

    • B. 

      Moist areas under a forest canopy

    • C. 

      In a body water (lake, creek)

    • D. 

      Under a rock

  • 2. 
    Ferns are part of the pteridophytes group. What are the chracterictics of a pteridophytes?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide spores that control the water in the fern.

    • B. 

      Vacuoles that attract sugar into the plant

    • C. 

      Dirt detecting spores

    • D. 

      Lingin-hardened support tissues and water - conducting vascular tissue

  • 3. 
    What makes mosses different than ferns?
    • A. 

      They lack lingin-hardened tissue and are non vascular

    • B. 

      Mosses do not have spores

    • C. 

      They live high up in the trees

    • D. 

      Mosses are a different color

  • 4. 
    Name 3 groups of bryophytes.
    • A. 

      Maple trees, weeds, shrubs

    • B. 

      Ferns, pine trees, grass

    • C. 

      Liverworts, mosses, hornworts

    • D. 

      Ginko trees, tea leaves, pine trees

  • 5. 
    What are club mosses?
    • A. 

      Part of the pteridiophytes group, looks like a pine tree, and vascular tissue with no seeds.

    • B. 

      A type of brophyte with a green mossy texture, with no spores.

    • C. 

      A part of the nonvascular group that goes through mitosis

    • D. 

      A type of gametophyte that turns into a type of fern.

  • 6. 
    A brophyte with a liver shaped appearence is a
  • 7. 
    The most diverse and widespread of the pteridophytes is
  • 8. 
    What is the diference between the spores of ferns and mosses?
    • A. 

      Ferns- medium and vascular spores, mosses- tall and vascular spores

    • B. 

      Ferns- talls and vascular spores, mosses - short and non vascular

    • C. 

      Ferns- tall and non vascular , mosses- tall and vascular

    • D. 

      Ferns- short and vascular spores, mosses- tall and non vascular