Root Cap: Function & Definition


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The root cap provides protection to the

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1. The root apical meristem is responsible for

2. What are the three types of plant tissue?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet help you gauge your understanding of characteristics and functions of a root cap. You will be quizzed on plant tissues and parts of the root cap in plants.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to review:

  • The root apical meristem
  • Types of plant tissue
  • Characteristics of the root cap
  • Primary growth in plants

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the cell zones in a root
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the root cap and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled Root Cap: Function & Definition. This lesson will help you:

  • Determine the function of a root cap
  • Identify the different types of plant tissues
  • Define root system, lateral roots, and root hairs
  • Examine characteristics of a root cap