Seed Plants

 

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Seed Plants


 

True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
 

1. 

Tracheids and sieve tubes make up a xylem vessel.
 

2. 

The main function of ground tissue is to conduct water and minerals.
 

3. 

Vascular tissue is found within ground tissue, which makes up the outside of the plant.
 

4. 

The outer protective layer of tissue on a vascular plant is known as the meristem.
 

5. 

Monocot stems cannot become large in diameter because they lack lateral meristems.
 

6. 

The loss of water by transpiration at the leaves helps pull water into the plant at the roots.
 

7. 

The blade of a compound leaf is divided into leaflets.
 

8. 

Many gymnosperms, such as pine, spruce, and fir trees, produce their seeds in cones.
 

9. 

The flowers of angiosperms are ornamental and have no reproductive function.
 

10. 

Brightly colored petals, scents, and nectar are all adaptations of flowers that help ensure pollination.
 

11. 

Plants with colorful flowers are pollinated most commonly by wind.
 
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

12. 

The conducting cells of phloem are called
a.
tracheids.
c.
sieve plates.
b.
sieve tube members.
d.
vessel elements.
 

13. 

Plants grow in regions of active cell division called
a.
meristems.
c.
phloem.
b.
xylem.
d.
dermal tissue.
 

14. 

The lengthening of plant roots and shoots is called
a.
secondary growth.
c.
primary growth.
b.
germination.
d.
vascular growth.
 
 
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15. 

Refer to the illustration above. The structure indicated at “f”
a.
supports the anther.
b.
produces pollen.
c.
has tiny structures that look like leaves.
d.
develops into a fruit.
 

16. 

Refer to the illustration above. The structure labeled “c”
a.
produces pollen.
c.
is sticky to the touch.
b.
contains sperm cells.
d.
contains meristematic tissue.
 

17. 

The process of transferring pollen from a male cone to a female cone in gymnosperms is called
a.
fertilization.
c.
pollination.
b.
seed formation.
d.
asexual reproduction.
 

18. 

If a plant’s flowers are very colorful and produce nectar, the plant is probably pollinated by
a.
water.
c.
insects.
b.
wind.
d.
self-pollination.
 

19. 

Fertilization
a.
involves the union of the egg and sperm.
b.
may not follow pollination at all.
c.
may not occur until weeks or months after pollination has taken place.
d.
All of the above
 

20. 

After an egg has been fertilized, a fruit develops from the
a.
style.
c.
ovule.
b.
ovary.
d.
sepal.
 


 
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