Study Guide Chapter 24 Pretest Biology II

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  • 1. 
    The dermal tissue system of a vascular plant---
    • A. 

      Conducts water, mineral nutrients, and carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Performs photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Serves as an outer protective coat

    • D. 

      Stores water and carbohydrates

  • 2. 
    The primary photosynthetic organs of plants are
    • A. 

      Leaves

    • B. 

      Stems

    • C. 

      Roots

    • D. 

      Flowers

  • 3. 
    Plants that fix carbon only with the Calvin cycle are called
    • A. 

      C 1 plants

    • B. 

      C 2 plants

    • C. 

      C 3 plants

    • D. 

      C 4 plants

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT characteristic of sugar maple leaves?
    • A. 

      Palmate-lobed

    • B. 

      Most have seven sharply toothed lobes

    • C. 

      Change from light green to yellow, orange, or red in fall

    • D. 

      Deciduous

  • 5. 
    The loss of water vapor from a plant through its stomata is called
    • A. 

      Adhesion

    • B. 

      Cohesion

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Transpiration

  • 6. 
    Water is able to move up the sides of a narrow tube by
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Capillary action

    • C. 

      Transpiration

    • D. 

      Translocation

  • 7. 
    Thickened inner walls of guard cells bend when the cells are turgid, thus opening
    • A. 

      The sink

    • B. 

      A chloroplast

    • C. 

      The roots

    • D. 

      The stoma

  • 8. 
    Translocation is the movement of sugars from a source to
    • A. 

      A sink

    • B. 

      A stoma

    • C. 

      The roots

    • D. 

      A guard cell

  • 9. 
    Buds that grow into the branches of a stem
  • 10. 
    Sections of a compound leaf
  • 11. 
    Slender projections produced by epidermal cells near the root tip that play a critical role in teh absorption of water and minerals
  • 12. 
    The inner layers of ground tissue in a stem
  • 13. 
    Darker wood in the center of a tree trunk which contains xylem cells that no longer conduct water
  • 14. 
    The ground tissue in a leaf
  • 15. 
    The outer covering of a plant
  • 16. 
    Lighter wood in a tree trunk which contains xylem cells that still conduct water
  • 17. 
    Areas of a stem between nodes
  • 18. 
    Stacked end to end, these xylem cells form a tube called a vessel
  • 19. 
    The protective layer of cells that covers the actively growing tip of a root
  • 20. 
    The bud at the tip of a stem
  • 21. 
    Tiny openings in loosely organized groups of cork cells through which gas exchange occurs
  • 22. 
    Narrow, elongated, thick walled cells found in xylem
  • 23. 
    The outer layer of ground tissue in a stem
  • 24. 
    Slender stalk that attaches a leaf to the stem
  • 25. 
    The lower portion of the mesophyll, usually consisting of loosely packed, spherical cells
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