How Seeds Germinate: Definition & Explanation


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Among angiosperms, the two types of seeds are _____ and _____.

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1. A seed leaf is actually called a _____.

2. Seeds need water, proper temperatures, light, and _____ in order to germinate.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your understanding of the process of germination with this quiz and worksheet. The assessment questions ask about types of seeds, seedling parts, and types of germination.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be asked to:

  • Name both varieties of seeds
  • Select the name for a seed leaf
  • List the four vital things seeds need
  • Explain epigeal germination
  • Identify the function of the coleorhiza

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allows you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on seed germination
  • Distinguishing differences - compare types of seeds, their structure, and growth
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the requirements for a seed to grow

Additional Learning

Learn more about seed germination by viewing the lesson titled How Seeds Germinate: Definition & Explanation. The lesson covers these learning objectives:

  • Differentiate between angiosperms and gymnosperms
  • Define monocots and dicots and give examples of each
  • Explore diagrams of monocot and dicot seeds and the process of germination
  • Detail epigeal germination and hypogeal germination