Plant Transport

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Plant Transport Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers our lesson on plant transport of sugars and water.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Movement of water from the roots to the leaves is most affected by
    • A. 

      Source-sink dynamics.

    • B. 

      Osmotic potential in sieve tube members.

    • C. 

      transpirational pull.

    • D. 

      cell wall component tracheids.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following would result from placing a plant cell in a hypertonic environment?
    • A. 

      The plant cell would become turgid from an influx of water.

    • B. 

      Plasmolysis would occur.

    • C. 

      There would be no net movement of water into or out of the plant cell.

    • D. 

      The plant cell wall would burst due to the pressure of the environment.

  • 3. 
    The plant cells that most directly affect the rate of transpiration are
    • A. 

      Sclerenchyma cells.

    • B. 

      Parenchyma cells.

    • C. 

      Sieve tube members.

    • D. 

      Guard cells.

  • 4. 
    Water moves throughout a plant through
    • A. 

      Phloem tissue.

    • B. 

      Xylem tissue.

    • C. 

      Cork cambium.

    • D. 

      Casparian strip.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following cells types is dead at functional maturity?
    • A. 

      Sieve-tube elements

    • B. 

      Vessel elements

    • C. 

      Guard cells

    • D. 

      Collenchyma cells

  • 6. 
    Which of the following cell types is alive at maturity and provides sugars to a plant?
    • A. 

      sieve-tube elements/members

    • B. 

      Vessel elements

    • C. 

      tracheids

    • D. 

      Collenchyma cells

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is involved in the control of water movement into a plant?
    • A. 

      cortex

    • B. 

      Epidermis

    • C. 

      Casparian strip

    • D. 

      Apical meristem

  • 8. 
    Which of these is a mutualistic association of plant roots and fungi?
    • A. 

      Mushrooms

    • B. 

      Mycorrhizae

    • C. 

      Lichens

    • D. 

      Hyphae

    • E. 

      Sporangia

  • 9. 
    Sugar movement through a plant is best described as going from a _____________ to a ______________.
    • A. 

      Hypotonic environment; isotonic environment

    • B. 

      Source; sink

    • C. 

      Sink; source

    • D. 

      Isotonic environment; hypertonic environment

  • 10. 
    The primary purpose of root hairs is to
    • A. 

      Fight off infections.

    • B. 

      Increase absorption of sugars.

    • C. 

      Increase absorption of water.

    • D. 

      Anchor the plant to the soil.

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