Biology 1101 Set 12


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there are two different analogies to describe how fluid is transported through a plant; that of the drinking straw (negative pressure) and that of a hose (positive pressure). which of the following links the proper vascular tissue with its analogy
xylem: straw; phloem: hose
for angiosperms, which of the following is the most correct statement about growth
apical meristems increase length; vascular cambium increase girth
the vast bulk of the soil has its origin in
the weathering of solid rock
roots are important for the survival of a plant, such that many plants devote more than half of their energy to root production. which of the following is not a vital function the root performs for a plant
performing a minor level of photosynthesis
which of the following is not true about plant nurtition
no plant can grow without soil
sugars are transported through which structures of a plant
none of the above are correct
which of the following properly contrasts the two varieties of dicot leaves; simple and compound
simple leaves are flat and not compounded into sections. compound leaves are divided into separate leaflets
which of the following is true about monocots
none of the above is true about monocots
which of the following is not a function of the plants stem
serve as a primary site of photosynthesis
which of the following is a likely way in which plants increase dispersal of their seeds
Fruits taste good.
spicy food
is served more often in geographical locations with high average annual temperature
which of the following important crop plants is associated with nitrogen-fixing bacteria
for a typical green plant to thrive it needs
sunlight, water, carbon dioxide, oxygen and minerals
which of the following do most plants share with land animals
an embryo that develops within a protected enviornment
the endosperm that forms at the time of fertilization comes from
the fusion of a sperm cell with the central cell of the embryotic sac
which of the following is a function of a plants roots
anchor the plant in place
xylem tissue conducts water which phloem tissue conducts
sugary sap
why are some plant products spicy
spicy plants are less likely to be eaten by grazing animals
why might recipes in Ecuador call for more spices than that in Norway
microbes grow faster in food prepared in Ecuador than in Norway
the stamens of a flowering plant are broken down into two separate parts. the long stalk-like structure is the __ and the pollen-producing bodies on the tips are the __
filament; anthers
what role does soil play in the life of a terrestrial plant
all of the above are correct A. the plant obtains water from the soil B. the root of the plant obtains oxygen from the soil C. the plant obtains nutrients form the soil D. the plant is anchored in the soil
sexual reproduction enhances the genetic diversity of offspring for three reasons 1) genetic material from two individuals is mixed 2) crossing over creates new allele combinations and 3)
homologous are randomly reassorted
meristem cells left behind as the top of the plant grows higher, are
all the following essential plant nutrients are taken up through the roots of the plant, except
the sugar in pure maple syrup is stored in the maple tree as
starch in root cells
sugars produced in the leaves of a plant are transported elsewhere in the plant through
plant arteries
which of the following lists the proper sequence of events that occurs when a flowering plant reproduces
meiosis; pollination; fertilization; embryo formation
mosses and ferns differ in their reproductive strategies from gymnosperms and angiosperms in which of the following ways
mosses and ferns are primarily haploid in their adult form, whereas gymnosperms and angiosperms are primarily diploid
when you are seven years old you write your name four feet above the ground, into a 12 foot tall bamboo plant. You spend the next ten years in a special home for vandals. When you get out the bamboo is 24 feet tall. At that time, how far above the ground will your name be?
4 feet