Root Tissue & System Growth


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Which of the following describes functions of the roots?

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1. Which of the following describes a primary root?

2. The area of growth in plant roots is called what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will check your understanding of root systems and their various functions. Topics you will be quizzed on include the zone of elongation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you will be tested on:

  • The functions of roots
  • Mucigel
  • Describing a primary root
  • The area of growth in plants

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet combo allows you to practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the functions of roots
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as mucigel and primary root
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of root system growth

Additional Learning

To learn more about roots, review the related lesson called Root Tissue & System Growth. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe roots
  • Explain root structures
  • Detail root tissues and system growth
  • Understand types of roots