Flowers, Fruits, And Seeds

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Flowers, Fruits, And Seeds

Test your knowledge of fruits, flowers, and seeds


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Have several years to complete life cycle

    • B. 

      Has a two year life cycle

    • C. 

      As a one year life cycle

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Has several years to complete a life cycle

    • B. 

      Has a year long life cycle

    • C. 

      Has a two year life cycle

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Petals

    • B. 

      Stamens

    • C. 

      Flower Stalk

  • 4. 
    • 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. 
    • A. 

      Attached to the receptacle

    • B. 

      Small, usually green

    • C. 

      Outermost whorl

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Produces pollen

    • B. 

      Refers to the calyx and the corolla together

    • C. 

      Slender Structure

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Slender structure

    • B. 

      Refers to the calyx and the corolla together

    • C. 

      Produces pollen

  • 10. 
    • 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. 
    • A. 

      Swollen base

    • B. 

      Connects stigma & ovary

    • C. 

      At the top of the pistil

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Connects the stigma & ovary

    • B. 

      At the top of the pistil

    • C. 

      Swollen base

  • 14. 
    • 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. 
    • 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. 
    • A. 

      Mesocarp

    • B. 

      Endocarp

    • C. 

      Exocarp

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Inner boundary around the seed(s)

    • B. 

      Outer skin

    • C. 

      Everything in between

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Everything in between

    • B. 

      Outer skin

    • C. 

      Inner boundary around the seed(s)

  • 24. 
    • 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

  • 26. 
    Which of the following are characteristics of drupes?
    • A. 

      Single seed within a hard, stony endocarp (pit)

    • B. 

      Oily skin and inner wall of ovary very juicy

    • C. 

      A cup formed from bracts is attached to the bottom

  • 27. 
    How many different types of berries are there?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

  • 28. 
    Berries have more than one seed and their entire mesocarp is fleshy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      Thick

    • B. 

      Thin

  • 30. 
    What kind of skin do pepo's have?
    • A. 

      Thick

    • B. 

      Thin

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Thick

    • B. 

      Thin

    • C. 

      Oily/Very juicy inner

  • 32. 
    Which of the following are characteristics of a pome?
    • A. 

      Fleshy receptacle

    • B. 

      Endocarp around the seeds is papery

    • C. 

      Developed from a single fleshy fruit

  • 33. 
    • A. 

      Ovaries fuse together to form a single fruit

    • B. 

      Derived from a single flower with many pistils

    • C. 

      Each pistil forms a fruitlet and mature as a cluster

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      Derived from many flowers on an inflorescence

    • B. 

      Each pistil forms a fruitlet and mature as a cluster

    • C. 

      Ovaries fuse together to form a single fruit

  • 35. 
    • A. 

      Mesocarp is dry at maturity

    • B. 

      A cup formed from bracts is attached to the bottom

    • C. 

      Split at maturity

  • 36. 
    What is a legume?
    • A. 

      Splits along one seam

    • B. 

      Splits along two seams

    • C. 

      Splits along two seams, but the seeds are attached to a central partition

  • 37. 
    What is a folicle?
    • A. 

      Splits along two seams, but the seeds are attached to a central partition

    • B. 

      Splits along two seams

    • C. 

      Splits along one seam

  • 38. 
    What are siliques? 
    • A. 

      Splits along two seams, but the seeds are attached to a central partition

    • B. 

      Splits along two seams

    • C. 

      Splits along one seam

  • 39. 
    • A. 

      Legume

    • B. 

      Capsules

    • C. 

      Siliques

  • 40. 
    • A. 

      Seed is attached to the pericarp but easily separated

    • B. 

      A cup formed from bracts is attached to the bottom

  • 41. 
    Which of the following are characteristics of a nut?
    • A. 

      Hard pericarp

    • B. 

      Seed is attached to pericarp

    • C. 

      A cup is formed by bracts and is attached to the bottom

  • 42. 
    • A. 

      Pericarp forms wings for dispersal

    • B. 

      Pericarp is fused to the seed and cannot be separated

  • 43. 
    • A. 

      Pericarp is fused to the seed and cannot be separated

    • B. 

      Pericarp form wings for dispersal

  • 44. 
    Shizocarps are twin fruits that break apart upon drying into two one-seeded fruits
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    • A. 

      Cotyledons

    • B. 

      Embryo

    • C. 

      Seed Coat

  • 46. 
    • A. 

      The stem above the cotyledons

    • B. 

      Develops into the roots

    • C. 

      The stem between the cotyledons and the radicle

  • 47. 
    • A. 

      The stem above the cotyledons

    • B. 

      The stem between the cotyledons and the radicle

    • C. 

      Develops into the roots

  • 48. 
    • A. 

      Develops into the roots

    • B. 

      The stem above the cotyledons

    • C. 

      The stem between the cotyledons and the radicle

  • 49. 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

  • 50. 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

  • 51. 
    Most seeds will not germinate until they are in favorable environmental conditions including:
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Light

  • 52. 
    Many seeds require a dormant period
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 53. 
    Dormancy is broken by the development of large cracks in the seed coat over a long period of time
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    Scarification is breaking dormancy artificially by putting seeds in a refrigerator in damp sand
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 55. 
    • A. 

      Apples

    • B. 

      Pears

    • C. 

      Citrus fruits

    • D. 

      Tomatoes

  • 56. 
    Monocots are flower parts in threes and multiple of threes and Dicots are flowering parts in fours or fives and multiples of four or five
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 57. 
    Almost 80%, of all flowering plants are dicots 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False