Excretion: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT a form of excretion found in animals and plants?

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1. The process by which plants excrete excess water is known as which one of the following?

2. Which of the following statements is FALSE?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Excretion is a process that every living organism goes through but in a wide variety of methods. This quiz will ensure you understand the basic principles of this process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz assesses your understanding of excretion as it pertains to:

  • Solid waste
  • Liquid waste
  • Gaseous waste
  • Cellular excretion

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding excretion, including which structures are able to excrete which kind of waste
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define excretion methods used by single-celled organisms
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding excretion in living organisms on various levels

Additional Learning

To learn more about excretion, review the accompanying article titled Excretion: Definition & Examples. This article goes into further detail about the biological process of excretion in:

  • Single-celled organisms
  • Plants
  • Human and animal organs