Vascular Plants: Examples, Types & Characteristics


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The xylem is responsible for the transport of what material and in what direction?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a common gymnosperm?

2. What type of plants create their seeds inside fruits or flowers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Vascular plants are a diverse and interesting group of plants, and this test and accompanying worksheet will help students assess their understanding of the terminology used to describe vascular plants. You'll be tested on the type of plants that create seeds inside fruits as well as vocabulary terms from the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this test, you'll be assessed on the definitions of:

  • Xylem
  • Gymnosperm
  • Monocots and eudicots

Skills Practiced

The following skills will be tested in this quiz and worksheet:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the different types of vascular plants and vascular vessels to define how plants grow
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the transport system created by phloem and xylem and interpret the information correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the characteristics of ferns, gymnosperm, and angiosperm
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the shape of the vascular vessels found in monocots and eudicots

Additional Learning

To learn more about types of vascular plants, review the accompanying lesson called Vascular Plants: Examples, Types & Characteristics. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define vascular vessels
  • Know the functions of phloem and xylem
  • Identify the vascular vessel characteristics of ferns, gymnosperm, and angiosperm
  • Differentiate between monocots and eudicots
  • Understand that vascular plants come in many different shapes, colors, and sizes