Thigmotropism in Plants: Definition & Overview


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Which sense is utilized in a thigmotropic response?

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1. Which of the following hormones is used in plants for thigmotropic responses?

2. Which of the following plants utilize thigmotropism to capture prey?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet combination to assess your understanding of thigmotropism in plants. You will be asked about a hormone involved in thigmotropic response, an example of a plant that uses thigmotropism, and the purpose of thigmotropism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to test your understanding of:

  • The definition of thigmotropism
  • Which sense is used in thigmotropism
  • What hormone is used in thigmotropic response
  • Which plant uses thigmotropism for nutrition

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on thigmotropism in plants
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the sense that is used in thigmotropic response
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define thigmotrophism
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what plants use thigmotropism for

Additional Learning

Learn more about thigmotropism in plants by reading over the complementary lesson called Thigmotropism in Plants: Definition & Overviews. This lesson covers:

  • The definition of thigmotropism
  • Thigmotropism for growth
  • Thigmotropism for nutrition