Flowers, Fruits, And Seeds

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Flowers, Fruits, And Seeds

Test your knowledge of fruits, flowers, and seeds


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are annuals?
    • A. 

      Have several years to complete life cycle

    • B. 

      Has a two year life cycle

    • C. 

      As a one year life cycle

  • 2. 
    What are perennials?
    • A. 

      Has several years to complete a life cycle

    • B. 

      Has a year long life cycle

    • C. 

      Has a two year life cycle

  • 3. 
    What is a peduncle?
    • A. 

      Petals

    • B. 

      Stamens

    • C. 

      Flower Stalk

  • 4. 
    What is a receptacle?
    • A. 

      Flower Stalk

    • B. 

      Swelling on the tip of peduncle that the other parts of the flower attach to

    • C. 

      Sepals

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Small, usually green leaf-like structures

    • B. 

      Referred to as the calyx

    • C. 

      Often missing in wind pollinated plants

    • D. 

      Are attached to the receptacle

    • E. 

      The outermost whorl and there are 3-5 sepals

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Attached to the receptacle

    • B. 

      Known as the corolla

    • C. 

      Produces pollen

    • D. 

      Missing in wind pollinated plants

    • E. 

      The next whorl of flower parts

  • 7. 
    What are the characteristics of stamens?
    • A. 

      Attached to the receptacle

    • B. 

      Small, usually green

    • C. 

      Outermost whorl

  • 8. 
    What is perianth?
    • A. 

      Produces pollen

    • B. 

      Refers to the calyx and the corolla together

    • C. 

      Slender Structure

  • 9. 
    What is a filament?
    • A. 

      Slender structure

    • B. 

      Refers to the calyx and the corolla together

    • C. 

      Produces pollen

  • 10. 
    What is anther?
    • A. 

      Slender structure

    • B. 

      Produces pollen

    • C. 

      Refers to the calyx and the corolla together

  • 11. 
    What are the characteristics of a pistil?
    • A. 

      Often vase-shaped

    • B. 

      Has a stigma

    • C. 

      Has a style

    • D. 

      Has an ovary

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is the correct definition for stigma?
    • A. 

      Swollen base

    • B. 

      Connects stigma & ovary

    • C. 

      At the top of the pistil

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is the correct definition for style?
    • A. 

      Connects the stigma & ovary

    • B. 

      At the top of the pistil

    • C. 

      Swollen base

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is the correct definition for ovary?
    • A. 

      Swollen base

    • B. 

      At the top of the pistil

    • C. 

      Connects stigma & ovary

  • 15. 
    Ovary wall develops into a fruit which surrounds the seeds
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What are ovules?
    • A. 

      A single peduncle which leads to the flowers and a pedicel

    • B. 

      Egg-shaped and attached to ovary wall

    • C. 

      A mature ovary and accessory parts that usually contain seeds

  • 17. 
    An ovary position is a mature ovary and accessory parts that usually contains seeds
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The ovary is above the calyx and corolla is known as:The receptacle grows up and around the ovary and the ovary appears to be below the calyx and corolla is known as:
    • A. 

      Inferior; Superior

    • B. 

      Superior; Inferior

  • 19. 
    Inflorescence is a single peduncle which leads to the flowers and a pedicel, then leads to each flower 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A nut is a mature ovary and accessory parts that usually contains seeds
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which regions together are called the pericarp?
    • A. 

      Mesocarp

    • B. 

      Endocarp

    • C. 

      Exocarp

  • 22. 
    What is the exocarp?
    • A. 

      Inner boundary around the seed(s)

    • B. 

      Outer skin

    • C. 

      Everything in between

  • 23. 
    What is the mesocarp?
    • A. 

      Everything in between

    • B. 

      Outer skin

    • C. 

      Inner boundary around the seed(s)

  • 24. 
    What is the endocarp?
    • A. 

      Inner boundary around the seed(s)

    • B. 

      Outer skin

    • C. 

      Everything in between

  • 25. 
    Which of the following are true about simple fleshy fruits?
    • A. 

      Develop from a single flower with a single pistil

    • B. 

      Ovaries fuse together to form a single fruit

    • C. 

      Mesocarp is fleshy at maturity