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Botany: Life Processes in Plants Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who discovered photosynthesis?

Question 2 2. By the 1800s, scientists had learned that plants need carbon dioxide, sunlight, and _____ for photosynthesis.

Question 3 3. What are the factors that control plant germination?

Question 4 4. Why is a balanced level of water, not too much or too little water, important for germinating seeds?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is the best analogy for the function of the root tip?

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Question 6 6. What is the purpose of root hairs?

Question 7 7. Some plants, such as strawberries, develop new flowering stems through the use of aboveground horizontal stems. Which term best describes these structures?

Question 8 8. Some plants, such as daffodils and tulips, may produce both sexually and asexually. When these plants produce through vegetative propagation, from what structure will new plants develop?

Question 9 9. What organisms engage in homeostasis?

Question 10 10. What do plants gain from opening their stomata?

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Question 11 11. When the weather is very hot, what will happen to the stomata?

Question 12 12. The veins in a leaf contain tissue that is also known as:

Question 13 13.

Which group of plants has the following reproductive structures:

Anthers, ovary, ovule and stigma?

Question 14 14.

Use the life cycle clue to identify the plant group:

This type of plant has flowers that are responsible for plant reproduction.

Question 15 15. The age of a tree can be determined by counting the number of rings. What structure are you looking at when you count these rings?

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Question 16 16. Which best describes the arrangement of the xylem and phloem in a monocot plant?

Question 17 17. Lateral roots help to increase the absorption of water and minerals. What structure must they remain connected to in order to ensure these materials are transported to the rest of the plant?

Question 18 18. What is the purpose of the structure labeled #2 in this picture?

Question 19 19. When a seed germinates, what causes the roots to orient themselves downward?

Question 20 20. What causes a lateral branch to grow upwards?

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Question 21 21. The mature microgametophyte is produced in which structure?

Question 22 22. Which structure is responsible for producing the female gametes?

Question 23 23. What are the two main types of stems?

Question 24 24. Which type of stem is tall, thick, and firm and contains layers of bark on the outside?

Question 25 25. Florists often use _____ to keep cut flowers prettier for longer.

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Question 26 26. Which hormone is most responsible for stem elongation, root growth and cell differentiations?

Question 27 27. Priestley determined that plants produce _____.

Question 28 28. What is one application of seed germination in human society?

Question 29 29. When you peel a carrot or potato, what layer of the root are you removing?

Question 30 30. Humans often manipulate plants in order to create results that are better fit for their needs. What process is often used to create new hybrids of grapes for making wine?

Botany: Life Processes in Plants Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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