Diversity Of Living Things - Chapter 3

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Diversity of Living Things – perhaps better phrased as the biological diversity of living organisms – is the identification, nomenclature and classification of a wide range of organisms present on a particular region. What do you know about it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Plant species on Earth have
    • A. 

      The same shape and grow in the same environment

    • B. 

      Many different shapes and grow in any environment

    • C. 

      Two different shapes and grow in any environment

    • D. 

      The same shapes ad same colors

  • 2. 
    Plants change the ______________ into food energy
    • A. 

      Atmosphere's energy

    • B. 

      Moon's energy

    • C. 

      Sun's energy

    • D. 

      Ocean's energy

  • 3. 
    Each plant cell is surrounded by a 
    • A. 

      Layer of skin

    • B. 

      Nuclei

    • C. 

      Ribbon

    • D. 

      Cell wall

  • 4. 
    Xylem and phloem are tissues in the ___________ that transport materials throughout the plant
    • A. 

      Vascular system

    • B. 

      Respiratory system

    • C. 

      Circulatory system

    • D. 

      Digestive system

  • 5. 
    Carbon dioxide and oxygen move through tiny openings at the bottom of the leaf, called
    • A. 

      Stomata

    • B. 

      Cuticles

    • C. 

      Eyes

    • D. 

      Doors

  • 6. 
    The movement of water vapor out of a plant and into the air is a process called ________________
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Cellular respiration

    • C. 

      Transpiration

    • D. 

      Photosynthesis

  • 7. 
    The organ that makes food for the plant is the _____________________
    • A. 

      Leaf

    • B. 

      Stem

    • C. 

      Roots

    • D. 

      Branch

  • 8. 
    Living plants are _______________
    • A. 

      Sometimes growing

    • B. 

      Always growing

    • C. 

      Not alive

    • D. 

      Decomposers

  • 9. 
    For the first plants, life on land offered the advantage
    • A. 

      A stronger force of gravity

    • B. 

      A drier outside environment

    • C. 

      Less access to sunlight

    • D. 

      Greater access to carbon dioxide

  • 10. 
    Mosses and ferns live mostly in environments that are
    • A. 

      Moist

    • B. 

      Hilly

    • C. 

      Windy

    • D. 

      Cold

  • 11. 
    Mosses are non-vascular plants, which means that
    • A. 

      Their cells do not have cell walls

    • B. 

      Water and nutrients move through them cell by cell

    • C. 

      They don't have chloroplasts for photosynthesis

    • D. 

      They can reproduce sexually but not asexually

  • 12. 
    Structures made by fertilized fern eggs produce and release
    • A. 

      Fronds

    • B. 

      Sperm

    • C. 

      Spores

    • D. 

      Mosses

  • 13. 
    A fertilized moss egg grows into a 
    • A. 

      Green leafy frond

    • B. 

      Frond with a capsule on the end

    • C. 

      Stalk with a capsule on the end

    • D. 

      Vascular plant

  • 14. 
    A seed and a spore are similar in that seeds and spores both
    • A. 

      Contain a food supply for the young plant

    • B. 

      Have a protective outer coating

    • C. 

      Contain an embryo inside

    • D. 

      Have pollen tubes

  • 15. 
    Germination is part of the reproduction process of all
    • A. 

      Living plants

    • B. 

      Living things with nuclei

    • C. 

      Living mosses

    • D. 

      Living things with seeds

  • 16. 
    Which is an advantage of reproduction with seeds?
    • A. 

      Seeds can travel far from the parent plant

    • B. 

      A seed contains an embryo that lives only a short time

    • C. 

      Seeds don't store food, so they don't waste energy

    • D. 

      Seeds are spread only under ideal conditions

  • 17. 
    In a year when apple tree doesn't have many flowers, 
    • A. 

      Its apples aren't as sweet

    • B. 

      Its apples have fewer seeds

    • C. 

      It bears fewer apples

    • D. 

      Every flower has several apples

  • 18. 
    Bees are important to angiosperm reproduction because when they collect nectar, they also _________
    • A. 

      Transport pistils from flower to flower

    • B. 

      Transport pollen from flower to flower

    • C. 

      Transport seeds from flower to flower

    • D. 

      Transport nutrients from flower to flower

  • 19. 
    A pumpkin __________ consists of a young pumpkin plant surrounded by a nutrient-rich coating
    • A. 

      Embryo

    • B. 

      Seed

    • C. 

      Carving

    • D. 

      Kernel

  • 20. 
    Inside a tulip seed is an immature tulip plant called a(n) _______________
    • A. 

      Embryo

    • B. 

      Seed

    • C. 

      Pollen

    • D. 

      Flower

  • 21. 
    When conditions are favorable, a seed will start to grow in a process called
    • A. 

      Meiosis

    • B. 

      Pollination

    • C. 

      Germination

    • D. 

      Cone

  • 22. 
    The structure that holds a sperm cell is a small multicellular structure called a(n) _______________
    • A. 

      Cone

    • B. 

      Embryo

    • C. 

      Seed

    • D. 

      Pollen

  • 23. 
    _____________ occurs when pollen reaches the part of a plant that protects the egg and releases the sperm
    • A. 

      Pollination

    • B. 

      Germination

    • C. 

      Gymnosperm

    • D. 

      Seed

  • 24. 
    Inside a pine cone, the process of ___________ produces both male and female spore cells
    • A. 

      Angiosperm

    • B. 

      Pollination

    • C. 

      Meiosis

    • D. 

      Pollen

  • 25. 
    A plant with seeds that are not encased in fruit or flowers is a(n) ______________
    • A. 

      Gymnosperm

    • B. 

      Angioserm

    • C. 

      Seed

    • D. 

      Embryo