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Lignin: Definition, Properties & Function

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Lignin comes from the Latin word meaning what?

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1. Lignin is insoluble in what?

2. Lignin transports _____ throughout the living tissues of plants.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will mainly deal with definitions related to lignin. The questions will ask you to identify particular properties of lignin. It will also ask you to explain lignin's common functions. Some of the questions are fill in the blank.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following topics:

  • Lignin
  • Lignin's functions and uses
  • Insolubility
  • Plants that do not have lignin

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of lignin
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding lignin
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what lingin transports through plants

Additional Learning

Finish the quiz and head over to the related lesson. The lesson will help you cover these objectives:

  • Defining lignin
  • Exploring the function of lignin
  • Understanding the benefits of lignin
  • Describing human use of lignin
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