GRE Biology: Plant Reproduction, Growth, and Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Oak trees grow for many seasons. However, every fall they lose their leaves and every spring they grow new leaves. Which term best describes oak trees?

Question 2 2. What cell goes through mitosis in order to become a mature female gametophyte?

Question 3 3. A farmer grows roses and wants to be able to sell freshly blooming roses throughout the year. In order to control the time of flowering in his greenhouse, which would be the best plan?

Question 4 4. What structure is responsible for producing sperm?

Question 5 5. What is another term for vegetative propagation?

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Question 6 6. In which of the following are megagametophytes found?

Question 7 7. Spores go through what process in order to create new, identical cells in order to become the gametophyte?

Question 8 8. Mosses are best described as:

Question 9 9. Some pansy plants must be planted each year as they die at the end of a growing season. Which term best describes these types of plants?

Question 10 10. Which structure is a result of double fertilization and provides a food sources for the developing embryo?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is correctly paired?

Question 12 12. Some plants, such as strawberries, develop new flowering stems through the use of aboveground horizontal stems. Which term best describes these structures?

Question 13 13. Plants such as cucumbers and rice do not require a critical length of daylight in order to bloom. These plants are best known as:

Question 14 14. Dwarf species of plants can be treated with _____ in order to grow to a normal height.

Question 15 15. Which structure is responsible for producing the female gametes?

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Question 16 16. Unlike most other plant hormones, _____ inhibits growth and promotes seed dormancy.

Question 17 17. Which hormone is most responsible for stem elongation, root growth and cell differentiations?

Question 18 18. Cocklebur plants will flower only when there is less than 14 hours of sunlight per day. This type of plant can best be described as:

Question 19 19. Which of the following best describes the dominant life stage in angiosperms?

Question 20 20. Which correctly pairs the chromosome number term with the correct abbreviation?

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Question 21 21. What diploid cells go through meiosis in order to produce spores?

Question 22 22. What term best describes a group of sporangia located on the underside of some fern leaves?

Question 23 23. The white pine tree gradually loses its needles throughout the year. What terms can be used to describe such trees?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. Which term best describes plants, such as the foxglove, that develop leaves in one growing season and then develop flowers and seeds the next growing season?

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Question 26 26. What structure of the fern is haploid and multicellular?

Question 27 27. Spinach requires at least 14 hours of sunlight per day before it will bloom. This type of plant can best be described as:

Question 28 28. In plants, the _____ are responsible for sensing the amount and length of sunlight.

Question 29 29. Which structure is correctly matched with its chromosome number?

Question 30 30. Which structure is responsible for producing eggs?

GRE Biology: Plant Reproduction, Growth, and Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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