Quiz Questions On Transpiration In Plants! Trivia

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Quiz Questions On Transpiration In Plants! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the shiny waxy cuticle at the top of the leaf do?
    • A. 

      Reduces transpiration

    • B. 

      Helps prevent wilting

    • C. 

      Minimizes water loss

    • D. 

      Reduces carbon dioxide absorption

  • 2. 
    Where does the water evaporate in the leaf
    • A. 

      At the waxy cuticle

    • B. 

      At the surfaces of the mesophyll cells

    • C. 

      In the sunlight

    • D. 

      At the stomata

  • 3. 
    Water vapor diffuses through the leaf and exits the plant through the ______
  • 4. 
    Why do plants transpire anyway?
    • A. 

      Enhances mineral uptake

    • B. 

      Allows carbon dioxide to enter for photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Keeps leaves cool

    • D. 

      Allows it to suck up more water from roots

  • 5. 
    As light intensity increases, the transpiration rate ________. The stomata  _____ to allow more carbon dioxide into the leaf for photosynthesis.
    • A. 

      Increases, close

    • B. 

      Decreases, open

    • C. 

      Decreases, close

    • D. 

      Increases, open

  • 6. 
    As temperature increases, transpiration speed ________. Evaporation and diffusion are _______ at higher temperatures.
    • A. 

      Increases, slower

    • B. 

      Decreases, faster

    • C. 

      Decreases, slower

    • D. 

      Increases, faster

  • 7. 
    Transpiration is _______ in windy conditions. Water vapor is removed ______ by air movement speeding up diffusion of more water vapor out of the leaf.
    • A. 

      Faster, quickly

    • B. 

      Slower, quickly

    • C. 

      Faster, slowly

    • D. 

      Slower, slowly

  • 8. 
    Transpiration is _______ in humid conditions. Diffusion of water vapor out of leaf ____ ____ if the leaf is already surrounded by moist air.
    • A. 

      Slower, slows down

    • B. 

      Slower, speeds up

    • C. 

      Faster, slows down

    • D. 

      Faster, speeds up

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