Hort. Anatomy Quiz

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Horticulture Quizzes & Trivia

Introduction to Horticulture Quiz 1: Plant science

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When a plant begins to deteriorate at the end of a life stage

Annual

Senescence

Wilting

Photosynthesi

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  • 1. 
    When a plant begins to deteriorate at the end of a life stage
    • A. 

      Annual

    • B. 

      Senescence

    • C. 

      Wilting

    • D. 

      Photosynthesis

  • 2. 
    Which tissue transports nutrients down from the leaves to the rest of the plant
    • A. 

      Meristem

    • B. 

      Cambium

    • C. 

      Xylem

    • D. 

      Phloem

  • 3. 
    What are the functions of a leaf?
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Food Storage

    • C. 

      Nutrient Transport

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Meristem is the only tissue in a plant that can
    • A. 

      Respire

    • B. 

      Photosynthesize

    • C. 

      Become different types of cells

    • D. 

      Metabolize

  • 5. 
    Which of the below describes a hybrid?:
    • A. 

      Results from inbred parents

    • B. 

      Off-spring seeds will not "grow true"

    • C. 

      May be sterile

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    If you remove the apical meristem from a plant it will: 
    • A. 

      Die

    • B. 

      Grow faster

    • C. 

      Become more bushy

    • D. 

      Go to seed

  • 7. 
    Name this plant:
    • A. 

      Calendula

    • B. 

      Crape Myrtle

    • C. 

      Black-eyed Susan

    • D. 

      Liriope

  • 8. 
    This plant is a :
    • A. 

      Joe Pye Weed

    • B. 

      Liriope

    • C. 

      Calendula

    • D. 

      Periwinkle

  • 9. 
    Which plant is better for spring and fall flowers ?
    • A. 

      Calendula

    • B. 

      Crape Myrtle

    • C. 

      Butterfly Bush

    • D. 

      Sedum

  • 10. 
    Which of these plants would be best to block the view of your neighbors trash cans?
    • A. 

      Calendula

    • B. 

      Sedum

    • C. 

      Liriope

    • D. 

      Butterfly Bush