Plant Form And Function Quiz

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Plant Quizzes & Trivia

Using your readings from Ch. 35 and our discussions in class, answer the following multiple choice questions. You will have 10 minutes to complete the quiz.


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is incorrect?  Monocots typically have
    • A. 

      A taproot rather than a fibrous root

    • B. 

      Leaves with parallel veins rather than branching venation

    • C. 

      No secondary growth

    • D. 

      Scattered vascular bundles in the stem rather than bundles in a ring

    • E. 

      Pith in the center of the vascular stele in the root

  • 2. 
    Ground meristem
    • A. 

      Produces the root system

    • B. 

      Produces the ground tissue system

    • C. 

      Produces secondary growth

    • D. 

      Is meristematic tissue found at the nodes in monocots

    • E. 

      Develops from protoderm

  • 3. 
    The zone of elongation
    • A. 

      Is responsible for pushing a root through the soil

    • B. 

      Has a quiescent center that can undergo mitosis should the apical meristem be destroyed

    • C. 

      Produces protoderm, procambium, and ground meristem tissues

    • D. 

      Is further rom the root tip than the zone of maturation

    • E. 

      Is or does all of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is incorrectly paire with its type of life cycle?
    • A. 

      Pine tree - perennial

    • B. 

      Rose bush - perennial

    • C. 

      Carrot - biennial

    • D. 

      Marigold - annual

    • E. 

      Wheat - biennial

  • 5. 
    Secondary xylem and phloem is produced in the root by the
    • A. 

      Pericycle

    • B. 

      Endodermis

    • C. 

      Vascular cambium

    • D. 

      Apical meristem

    • E. 

      Ray initial

  • 6. 
    Bark consists of
    • A. 

      Secondary phloem

    • B. 

      Periderm

    • C. 

      Cork cells

    • D. 

      Cork cambium

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Sieve-tube members
    • A. 

      Are responsible for lateral transport through a woody stem

    • B. 

      Control the activities of phloem cells that have no nuclei or ribosomes

    • C. 

      Have sprial thickenings that allow the cell to grow along with a young shoot

    • D. 

      Are vascular cells with sieve plates in the end walls between cells

    • E. 

      Are tapered water transport cells with pits

  • 8. 
    Which of the following cells are dead at functional maturity?
    • A. 

      Tracheids

    • B. 

      Cork cells

    • C. 

      Vessel elements

    • D. 

      Sclerenchyma cells

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Axillary buds
    • A. 

      May exhibit apical dominance over teh terminal bud

    • B. 

      Form at nodes in the angle where leaves join the stem

    • C. 

      Grow out from the pericycle layer

    • D. 

      Are formed from intercalary meristems

    • E. 

      Only develop into vegetative shoots

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is incorrectly paired with its function?
    • A. 

      Ray initials - form radial xylem and phloem rays

    • B. 

      Lenticel - spongy area for gas exchange in woody stems

    • C. 

      Root hairs - absorption of water and dissolved minerals

    • D. 

      Root cap - protects root as it pushes through soil

    • E. 

      Procambium - meristematic tissue that forms protective layer of cork