Plant Adaptations- Tropisms

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Plant Adaptations- Tropisms

This quiz will test your knowledge and understanding of plant responses and adaptations. Specifically, it will allow you to demonstrate your understanding of phototropism, gravitropism, hydrotropism and thigmotropism.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A tropism in which a plant "bends" towards the sun throughout the day.
    • A. 

      Gravitropism

    • B. 

      Phototropism

    • C. 

      Hydrotropism

    • D. 

      PhotoPeriodism

  • 2. 
    A tropism where a plant responds to the stimulus of water by growing or bending towards it.
    • A. 

      Hydrotropism

    • B. 

      Photohydroism

    • C. 

      Gravitropism

    • D. 

      Phototropism

  • 3. 
    Tropism in which a plant responds to the stimulus of gravity.
    • A. 

      Phototropism

    • B. 

      Hydrotropism

    • C. 

      Photoperiodism

    • D. 

      Gravitropism

  • 4. 
    When a plant responds to touch such as a grape vine wrapping around a branch.
    • A. 

      Hydrotropism

    • B. 

      Thigmotropism

    • C. 

      Photoperiodism

    • D. 

      Gravitropism

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the chemical that causes uneven growth in plants making them bend?
  • 6. 
    An action that causes a response.
  • 7. 
    A reaction from an organism as a result of a stimulus.
  • 8. 
    This is the changes an organism makes to survive in its environment.
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