Primary Growth of Plants


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Primary growth is the _____ of a plant, while secondary growth is the _____ of a plant.

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1. The three types of tissues produced in a plant are:

2. Which is NOT a function of the ground tissue system?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will help you test your knowledge of the concepts relevant to how plants actually grow throughout their life cycles. The practice questions on the quiz will test your understanding of primary and secondary growth.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test your understanding of the following:

  • Difference between primary and secondary growth
  • Tissues that plants produce
  • Function of ground tissue
  • Difference between human and plant growth

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as primary and secondary growth
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about plant tissues

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson titled Primary Growth of Plants. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Differentiate determinate and indeterminate growth
  • Define cell division and apical meristems
  • Understand the purposes of primary and secondary growth in plants
  • Identify the function of xylem and phloem