Plant Stems & Shoot Systems


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What is the definition of a stem?

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1. Which of the following does the word shoots refer to?

2. The functions of stems include which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the definition and function of shoot systems and stems in plants. Quiz topics include the definition and function of both stems and shoots, and the specific parts of each.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you'll be tested on:

  • The functions of stems
  • Types of plant cells
  • What causes plant growth

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the function of plants stems and plant shoots
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can understand terminology from this lesson, such as 'stem' and 'shoot'
  • Knowledge application - Apply your knowledge of the parts of plants and their functions within the plant to answer questions at the end of this lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about the parts of plants review the corresponding lesson, Plant Stems & Shoot Systems. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Compare and contrast herbaceous and woody stems
  • Explain the role of lignin
  • Identify where photosynthesis takes place
  • Identify different plant tissues