Tree Leaves I - General Shapes

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Tree Leaves I - General Shapes

Hello and welcome to the Electronic Frontier Classroom of the 21st Century. You are about to learn the names and shapes of leaves. Leaves are food factories of the trees. A leave margin, shape, tip, and base are used in the taxonomic identification of leaves. A tree's leaf is one major marker that helps to single out a species. This test has an unlimited number of attempts to better fit your learning and test-taking skills. Each attempt will random the questions and answers. I hope you have fun learning about the shapes of leaves. GOOD LUCK!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Lanceolate is letter_____.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      K

    • D. 

      N

  • 2. 
    Leaf shape (b) is called_____.
    • A. 

      Auriculate

    • B. 

      Deltoid

    • C. 

      Lanceolate

    • D. 

      Obovate

  • 3. 
    Letter (f) leave shape is called a(n)_____.
    • A. 

      Hastate

    • B. 

      Linear

    • C. 

      Ovate-cordate

    • D. 

      Obovate

  • 4. 
    Leaf shape (n) is called a(n) connate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Leaf shape (i) is called a(n)_____.
    • A. 

      Auriculate

    • B. 

      Deltoid

    • C. 

      Obovate

    • D. 

      Spatulate

  • 6. 
    What is the leaf shape of letter (j)?  (Please enter your answer in all lower case letters.)
  • 7. 
    What is the leaf shape name for letter (h)?  
    • A. 

      Elliptical

    • B. 

      Hastate

    • C. 

      Oblong

    • D. 

      Oblanceolate

  • 8. 
    The elliptical leaf shape is letter_____.
    • A. 

      E

    • B. 

      F

    • C. 

      G

    • D. 

      H

  • 9. 
    What is the name of leaf shape (e)?
    • A. 

      Deltoid

    • B. 

      Obovate

    • C. 

      Obcordate

    • D. 

      Ovate

  • 10. 
    A leaf shape that is egg-shaped or oval with a tapering point and heart-shaped is called a(n)_____.  (Please enter your answer using all lower case letters.)
    • A. 

      Ovate

    • B. 

      Ovate-Linear

    • C. 

      Ovate-Cordate

    • D. 

      Ovate-Reniform

  • 11. 
    A(n)______ leaf shape is triangular and the stem attaches to the side.
    • A. 

      Auriculate

    • B. 

      Deltoid

    • C. 

      Lanceolate-Deltoid

    • D. 

      Linear

  • 12. 
    What is the leaf shape letter (d) called a(n)______.
    • A. 

      Deltoid

    • B. 

      Oblanceolate

    • C. 

      Oblong

    • D. 

      Spatulate

  • 13. 
    A letter shape called oblanceolate is which letter?
    • A. 

      C

    • B. 

      I

    • C. 

      L

    • D. 

      M

  • 14. 
    The letter shape "obovate" is letter L.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What is the name of the leaf shape letter "f" called?
    • A. 

      Linear

    • B. 

      Peltate

    • C. 

      Spatulate

    • D. 

      Obovate

    • E. 

      None of the above is the correct answer

  • 16. 
    A(n)_______ leaf shape is heart-shaped and the stem attaches to the tapering point.
    • A. 

      Obcordate

    • B. 

      Flabellate

    • C. 

      Linear

    • D. 

      Cuneate

  • 17. 
    The reniform leaf shape is letter_____.
    • A. 

      D

    • B. 

      J

    • C. 

      K

    • D. 

      M

    • E. 

      N

  • 18. 
    The leaf shape "auriculate" is a type found on your turtox key card.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The _____ is a leaf shape that is pointed, with barbs, shaped like a spear point, with flaring pointed lobes at the base.
    • A. 

      Acicular

    • B. 

      Acuminate

    • C. 

      Hastate

    • D. 

      Laminar

  • 20. 
    What is the name of the leaf shape letter "L"?
    • A. 

      Pedate

    • B. 

      Peltate

    • C. 

      Perfoliate

    • D. 

      Pinnate

  • 21. 
    The leaf shape letter "k" is called orbicular.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Which type of leaf shape has the stem through the base of the leaf?
    • A. 

      Acicular

    • B. 

      Digitate

    • C. 

      Perfoliate

    • D. 

      Subobtuse

  • 23. 
    A heart-shaped leaf is called filiform.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    A(n)_____ leaf shape is lanced-shaped, long, wider in the middle.
    • A. 

      Lance

    • B. 

      Lance-cordate

    • C. 

      Lanceolate

    • D. 

      Lobed