Holt McDougal Biology Chapter 20: Plant Diversity Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a type of non-vascular plant?

Question 2 2. Why are mosses, hornworts and liverworts small?

Question 3 3. Which of the following plant structures are used to distinguish monocots from eudicots?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a common gymnosperm?

Question 5 5. 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 6 6. What characteristic does not describe both plants and fungi?

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. What evolutionary development in plants allowed for an increase in the size of the organisms and removed the need for plants to only live in moist environments?

Question 9 9. The xylem is responsible for the transport of what material and in what direction?

Question 10 10. What structure is NOT found in non-vascular plants?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is a characteristic of fungi?

Question 12 12. What type of reproduction is vegetative propagation?

Question 13 13. Palm trees have parallel veins, long leaves, vascular tissue, and flowers with groups of three petals. Based on this information, palm trees can best be classified as:

Question 14 14. Plants that have two cotyledons and flowers in groups of four or five are best known as:

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. What is the function of the rhizoids?

Question 17 17. What type of plants create their seeds inside fruits or flowers?

Question 18 18. Which of the following does not describe plants?

Question 19 19. Some wildflowers, like the spring beauty and the trillium, bloom for a very short period of time. These wildflowers complete their entire life cycle within this short growing period. Which term best describes these plants?

Question 20 20. Plants that have cones rather than flowers for seed production are best known as:

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Question 21 21. Scientists hypothesize that the evolutionary ancestor of both plants and fungi were:

Question 22 22. How do non-vascular plants benefit their environment?

Question 23 23. What object corresponds to the size of the smallest vascular plant?

Question 24 24. Apple trees are vascular plants with flowers. Based on this information, apple trees can be classified as:

Question 25 25. The white pine tree gradually loses its needles throughout the year. What terms can be used to describe such trees?

Holt McDougal Biology Chapter 20: Plant Diversity Chapter Exam Instructions

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