How Do Plants Produce Food? Photosynthesis Practice Test

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Practice test created to study for content of Harcourt grade 5, chapter 5, lesson 1 science book.


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following best describe the jobs roots do?
    • A. 

      Support plants and allow leaves to reach sunlight

    • B. 

      Anchor plants and take in water and nutrients

    • C. 

      Make food for the plant and take in air

    • D. 

      Absord light energy and make sugar and oxygen

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Support the plant

    • B. 

      Enable leaves to reach sunlight

    • C. 

      Carry water and nutrients to the leaves

    • D. 

      Make food for the plant

  • 3. 
    What is the main job of plant leaves?
    • A. 

      Make food for the plant

    • B. 

      Keep the plant from drying out

    • C. 

      Carry water and nutrients from soil

    • D. 

      Cool the plant

  • 4. 
    The small openings in the underside of a leaf are called _____________________.
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Xylem

    • C. 

      Stomata

    • D. 

      Phloem

  • 5. 
    The loss of water through plant leaves is __________________________.
    • A. 

      Transpiration

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Chlorophyll

    • D. 

      Epidermis

  • 6. 
    The outter layer of cells on a leaf is the _______________________.
    • A. 

      Stomata

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Stem

    • D. 

      Chloroplast

  • 7. 
    The process by which plants make food is ___________________________.
    • A. 

      Transpiration

    • B. 

      Growing

    • C. 

      Photosynthesis

    • D. 

      Respiration

  • 8. 
    Three things needed by plants for the production of food are:
    • A. 

      Water, oxygen, and sunlight

    • B. 

      Water, carbon dioxide, and fertilizer

    • C. 

      Water, oxygen, and sugar

    • D. 

      Water, carbon dioxide, and sunlight

  • 9. 
    The green pigment in chloroplasts that enable a plant to absorb light energy to make food is _______________________.
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Chlorophyll

    • C. 

      Chloroplast

    • D. 

      Color

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Chlorophyll

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Energy

  • 11. 
    _________________________ is released by plants as a byproduct of photosynthesis.
    • A. 

      Energy

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Chlorophyll

  • 12. 
    Plants are called ___________________________ because they make their own food.
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Consumers

    • C. 

      Producers

    • D. 

      Chlorophyll

  • 13. 
    Animals that eat other plants or animals are called _______________________.
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Producers

    • C. 

      Carnivores

    • D. 

      Consumers