Upper Epidermis of a Leaf: Function & Definition


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What is NOT a characteristic of the upper epidermis of a leaf?

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1. What is a cuticle on a leaf?

2. The epidermis of a plant covers the outer surfaces of its _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This multiple choice quiz and practice worksheet will ask you to identify the characteristics associated with the epidermis of a leaf, including the upper epidermis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the definitions and characteristics of:

  • Epidermis
  • Nettles
  • Thistles
  • Stomata
  • Cuticle

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related upper epidermis lesson
  • Defining key concepts - verify that you can accurately define main phrases, such as cuticle and stomata
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the upper epidermis
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding to answer questions about nettles, thistles, and hair-like extensions from epidermal cells

Additional Learning

To learn more about the epidermis of leaves, review the accompanying lesson, Upper Epidermis of a Leaf: Function & Definition. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understanding the function and features of the epidermis
  • Identifying differences between upper and underside of a leaf
  • Define functions of guard cells