Vascular And Non Vascular Plants

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  • 1. 
    which of the following is characteristic of alternation of generations in land plants?
    • A. 

      Sporophyts and gametophytes are typically similar in apperance

    • B. 

      Meiosis in sporophytes produces haploid spores

    • C. 

      Hapolid sporophytes make hapolid spores

    • D. 

      It is like haploid/dipolid in humans

  • 2. 
    Bryophytes have all of the following characteristics except?
    • A. 

      Specialized cells and tissues

    • B. 

      Multicellularity

    • C. 

      A reduced, dependent sporophyte

    • D. 

      Lignified vascular tissue

  • 3. 
    In which of the foll0wng does the sporophyte depend on the gametophyte for nutrition?
    • A. 

      Conifers

    • B. 

      Moss

    • C. 

      Fern

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 4. 
    Angiosperms are most closely related to?
    • A. 

      Bryophytes

    • B. 

      Green algea

    • C. 

      Seedless vascular plants

    • D. 

      Gymnosperms

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are names because their seeds are "naked"?
    • A. 

      Pterophytes

    • B. 

      Gymnosperms

    • C. 

      Bryophytes

    • D. 

      Angiosperms

  • 6. 
    Which is true of the sporophyte?
    • A. 

      It is dipolid

    • B. 

      Is it haploid

    • C. 

      It undergoes meiosis to produce diploid spores

    • D. 

      It undergoes mitosis to produces diploid spores

  • 7. 
    Which is not true about sphagnum?
    • A. 

      It is known as peat moss

    • B. 

      Can absorb 20x moss's weight in water

    • C. 

      Some peatlands have preserved corpses for thousands of years

    • D. 

      400 billion tons of organic carbon is stored in peat

  • 8. 
    Which is not true of xylem?
    • A. 

      It is a type of vascular tissue

    • B. 

      It conducts most of the water and minerals throughout the plant

    • C. 

      It distributes sugars, amino acids throughout the plans

    • D. 

      It is strengthened by lignin

  • 9. 
    Rhizoids
    • A. 

      Are muliticellular

    • B. 

      Anchor moss gametohphytes

    • C. 

      Play a primary role in water and mineral absorption

    • D. 

      Are composed of tissues

  • 10. 
    Peristome
    • A. 

      Open under moist conditions

    • B. 

      Allow spores to be dischared

    • C. 

      Allow pollen to be dicharged

    • D. 

      Are on the upper part of the stalk

  • 11. 
    Bryophyte sporophytes
    • A. 

      Are haplid

    • B. 

      Have smallest sporophyte of all the plant groups

    • C. 

      Are not capable of photosynthesis

    • D. 

      Can live independently from gametopoyte

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a true statement?
    • A. 

      Haplid sporophytes undergo meiosis to produce haploid spores

    • B. 

      Diploid sporophytes undergo mitosis to produce haploid spores

    • C. 

      Haploid sporophytes undergo mitosis to produce haploid spores

    • D. 

      Dipolid sporophytes undergo meiosis to produce haploid spores

  • 13. 
    Which of the following can colonize bare,sandy soil, help retain nitrogen in soil and can survive extreme environment?
    • A. 

      Hornworts

    • B. 

      Conifers

    • C. 

      Ferns

    • D. 

      Mosses

  • 14. 
    Which is true of megaspores?
    • A. 

      They are hermaphroditic, producing both eggs and sperms

    • B. 

      They are diploid

    • C. 

      They are the female part of the reproductive process

    • D. 

      They are the male part of the reproductive process

  • 15. 
    Which is not true about stomata
    • A. 

      They are specialized pores

    • B. 

      In hot, dry land, the stomata closes, minimizing water loss

    • C. 

      They are found in all nonvascular plants

    • D. 

      They are the main avenues by which water evaporates fromthe sporophyte

  • 16. 
    What is the pine tree on the hillside?
    • A. 

      A sporophyte

    • B. 

      It is impossible to tell without examinging it more closely

    • C. 

      A gametophyte

    • D. 

      A protonema

  • 17. 
    All of the following are characteristic of angiosperms except?
    • A. 

      Double internal fertilization

    • B. 

      Free-living gametophytes

    • C. 

      Flower production

    • D. 

      Fruit

  • 18. 
    Which allows entry of the pollen grain into the ovary
    • A. 

      A micropsore

    • B. 

      Megaspore

    • C. 

      Integument

    • D. 

      Microphyle

  • 19. 
    What is a fleshy fruit?
    • A. 

      Grains

    • B. 

      Beans

    • C. 

      Grapes

    • D. 

      Nuts

  • 20. 
    Which of the following statements does not describe a portion of the pine life cycle?
    • A. 

      A pollen tube enters an ovule through a microphyle in the single integument

    • B. 

      Meiosis occurs in sporangia

    • C. 

      Female gametophytes use meiosis to produce eggs

    • D. 

      Seeds are produced in ovulate cones

    • E. 

      Pollen grains contain male gametophytes

  • 21. 
    In which of the following does double fertilization occur?
    • A. 

      Bracheophytes

    • B. 

      Gymnosperms

    • C. 

      Angiosperms

    • D. 

      Mosses

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not a characteristic that distinguishes gymnospersm and angiosperms from other plants
    • A. 

      Integuments

    • B. 

      Alternation of generations

    • C. 

      Ovules

    • D. 

      Dependent gametophytes

  • 23. 
    Gymnosperms and angiosperms have the following in common except
    • A. 

      Pollen

    • B. 

      Ovules

    • C. 

      Ovaries

    • D. 

      Seeds

  • 24. 
    Which of the following gymnosperms produce a compound that is used as a decongestant?
    • A. 

      Cycads

    • B. 

      Pinetrees

    • C. 

      Ginko biloba

    • D. 

      Ephedra

  • 25. 
    A fruit is most commonly
    • A. 

      A mature ovary

    • B. 

      An enlarged ovule

    • C. 

      A modified root

    • D. 

      A mature female gameophyte

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