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TExES Life Science: Plant Biology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Nitrogen is part of what vital substance in plant cells?

Question 2 2. What layer of the leaf is responsible for photosynthesis?

Question 3 3. Which of the following terms best describes a graphic display of the evolutionary relationships for organisms with a shared common ancestor?

Question 4 4. Plants that have cones rather than flowers for seed production are best known as:

Question 5 5. What structure is labeled in this diagram?

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Question 6 6. If a clade has a known common ancestor and displays all of its descendants, it is called:

Question 7 7. Apple trees are vascular plants with flowers. Based on this information, apple trees can be classified as:

Question 8 8. The pressure flow hypothesis can be used to explain:

Question 9 9. Palm trees have long leaves, vascular tissue and flowers. Based on this information, palm trees can best be classified as:

Question 10 10. Why must plants, such as mosses, live in moist environments?

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Question 11 11. What two factors are mainly responsible for the movement of water from the roots up through the leaves?

Question 12 12. Organisms that fix atmospheric nitrogen into a usable form for plants and humans are:

Question 13 13. The relationship between nitrogen-fixing bacteria and legumes can best be described as:

Question 14 14. The individual units of xylem that have tapered ends are called:

Question 15 15. According to the cladogram shown, which organisms are most closely related?

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Question 16 16. Plants that have two cotyledons and flowers in groups of four or five are best known as:

Question 17 17. Which of the following is the best example of a sugar source?

Question 18 18. When the weather is very hot, what will happen to the stomata?

Question 19 19. Earth's atmosphere is made up of several components including carbon, oxygen, and nitrogen. About how much of the atmosphere is nitrogen?

Question 20 20. The attraction of water molecules to other water molecules is best described as:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT an example of a sugar sink?

Question 22 22. What term describes the process of converting atmospheric nitrogen to ammonia?

Question 23 23. Which term best describes a group of species without a known common ancestor?

Question 24 24. The veins in a leaf contain tissue that is also known as:

Question 25 25. Which of the following best describes the process of trees releasing water vapor?

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Question 26 26. Which structure associated with phloem carries out metabolic activities for the phloem?

Question 27 27. The release of water in plants, causing the change in water potential allowing for the movement of water in the xylem, is best known as:

Question 28 28. According to the phylogenetic tree, which organisms are the least related to each other evolutionarily?

Question 29 29. Insects often eat leaves and other plant structures in order to obtain nutrients such as sugar. Which location in a plant will most likely provide sugars for the insect because it is a part of the phloem?

Question 30 30. Xylem is composed of dead cells lined end to end. What is responsible for making these cells strong and durable even though they are no longer living?

TExES Life Science: Plant Biology Chapter Exam Instructions

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