Plant Kingdom Quiz

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Tierney
T
Tierney
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 15 | Total Attempts: 465,763
Questions: 17 | Attempts: 3,133

SettingsSettingsSettings
Plant Kingdom Quiz - Quiz

The kingdom Animalia, or Metazoa, includes all animals. Animals are multicellular, eukaryotic organisms, which are heterotrophic, meaning they obtain nutrition from organic sources. How much do you know about the plant kingdom?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the main difference between an animal cell and a plant cell?

    • A.

      Plant cells have larger and more productive mitochondrion than animal cells do.

    • B.

      Plant cells have cell walls and chlorophyll, while animal cells do not.

    • C.

      Animal cells have larger nuclei than plant cells.

    Correct Answer
    B. Plant cells have cell walls and chlorophyll, while animal cells do not.
    Explanation
    Animal cells do not have cell walls or chlorophyll.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    Check off each answer that is true.

    • A.

      Different kinds of cells do different kinds of jobs.

    • B.

      Cells are organized into "strings" called tissues.

    • C.

      Animal cells are rigid and strong to help support the animal.

    • D.

      Tissues also carry unused materials out of the plant and back into the dirt.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Different kinds of cells do different kinds of jobs.
    B. Cells are organized into "strings" called tissues.
    Explanation
    The given answer is correct because it accurately states two true statements. Different kinds of cells do indeed perform different functions in the body, as each type of cell is specialized to carry out a specific task. Additionally, cells are organized into tissues, which are groups of cells that work together to perform a specific function.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    True or false? Liverworts and mosses are vascular plants.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Trees and ferns are vascular plants. Liverworts and mosses are nonvascular. Remember that!!!

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    In 350 B.C., what Greek scientist classified plants into herbs, shrubs, and trees?

    • A.

      Prometheus

    • B.

      Aristotle

    • C.

      Eiminuious

    Correct Answer
    B. Aristotle
    Explanation
    Aristotle was the first to classify plants, but he did not classify them correctly!

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    One kind of vascular seed plant is _________. (It can be any one from your book!)

    Correct Answer
    gnetae
    conifers
    flowering plants
    cycads
    ginkgos
  • 6. 

    True or false? Horsetails are seedless.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Horsetails are vascular seedless plants that thrive in bogs and marshes!

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    The plant kingdom is divided into groups called_________.

    • A.

      Genuses

    • B.

      Divisions

    • C.

      Sections

    • D.

      Species

    Correct Answer
    B. Divisions
    Explanation
    The plant kingdom is divided into groups called divisions. Divisions are the primary taxonomic ranks below the kingdom level and are used to categorize and classify plants based on their characteristics and evolutionary relationships. Each division represents a distinct group of plants that share common features and traits. This classification system helps scientists and botanists organize and study the vast diversity of plant species.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    Now we're on to the animal kingdom! Do flatworms have a nerve cord?

    • A.

      Yes.

    • B.

      No.

    • C.

      Somewhat?

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes.
    Explanation
    Yes, flatworms do have a nerve cord. They possess a simple nervous system with a pair of nerve cords running along the length of their body, connected by transverse nerves. This nerve cord helps in coordinating movements and responses to stimuli in flatworms.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    Check off every answer that is an animal with a nerve cord.

    • A.

      Anthropods

    • B.

      Fish

    • C.

      Birds

    • D.

      Flatworms

    • E.

      Reptiles

    • F.

      Amphibians

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Fish
    C. Birds
    E. Reptiles
    F. Amphibians
    Explanation
    Anthropods, like lobsters, and flatworms have no nerve cord. All the others (fish, birds, reptiles, amphibians) have a nerve cord.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    True or false? Animals are grouped into two kingdoms.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Animals are grouped into one kingdom - the animal kingdom. They are sepreated into groups called a phylaum (phyla is the plural form). Remember that!!!

    Rate this question:

  • 11. 

    Now we're moved onto the topic of fungi. Do fungi make their own food like plants do?

    • A.

      Yes.

    • B.

      No.

    • C.

      Somewhat?

    Correct Answer
    B. No.
    Explanation
    Fungi absorb nutrients from their hosts, and don't use photosynthesis to make their own food.

    Rate this question:

  • 12. 

    Fungus may be __________ or many celled.Finish the sentence please.

    Correct Answer
    one-celled
    one celled
    1 celled
    Explanation
    Some fungus are very small - only one cell wide and tall - and others can grow to be over seven feet tall! Imagine that!

    Rate this question:

  • 13. 

    Now we're moving on to protists. Please finish the sentence below.Clear water can be home to millions of microscopic living beings that belong to the _______ kingdom.

    • A.

      Diatom

    • B.

      Protist

    • C.

      Dinoflagellate

    • D.

      Bacteria

    Correct Answer
    B. Protist
    Explanation
    Protists are tiny microscopic beings that infest waters of every climate and habitat!

    Rate this question:

  • 14. 

    Check each box that is a protist. (all answers were found in your textbook)

    • A.

      Diatoms

    • B.

      Bacterium

    • C.

      Cyanobacteria

    • D.

      Euglenas

    • E.

      Green algae

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Diatoms
    D. Euglenas
    E. Green algae
    Explanation
    Diatoms, Euglenas, Green Algae, Dinoflagellates, and Slime Molds are all protists. Bacterium, Cyanobacteria, and "ancient" bacteria are all Bacterias.

    Rate this question:

  • 15. 

    True or false? Some protists use photosynthesis to create food for themselves.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Some protists are even classified as plant-like protists! Others are animal-like and bacteria-like protists.

    Rate this question:

  • 16. 

    True or false? Protists have a nucleus.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The deep, dark area on a protist is where it's nucleus is. The nucleus is like a brain or control-center.

    Rate this question:

  • 17. 

    Finish the sentence below.________ are both tiny and very simple but some can cause a great deal of trouble, like infections.

    Correct Answer
    bacteria
    Bacteria
    Explanation
    Bacterium are what cause the black plague of Europe, the smallpox epidemic of Boston, and the oxenflu of Asia.

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Feb 20, 2024
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Oct 27, 2010
    Quiz Created by
    Tierney

Related Topics

Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.