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Roots, Stems, and Leaves Review Quiz:

 

1.   Which of these do nonvascular plants LACK?

Root-like structures
Stem-like structures
Structures for water conduction
Structures for photosynthesis

 

2.   Is a stem with a “pepperoni pizza” distribution of scattered vascular bundles a monocot or dicot?

Monocot
Dicot

 

3.   When a stem has an orderly “birthday candle” distribution of vascular bundles is it a monocot or a dicot?

Monocot
Dicot

 

4.  Which of these regions (divisions) is located directly above the root cap?

Region of maturation
Region of elongation
Region of cell division
Region of cell structure

 

5.  Which of these structures is responsible for keeping water inside the root?

Epidermis
Pericycle
Apical meristem
Endodermis

 

6.  What is the function of the apical meristem?

Food storage
Photosynthesis
Rapid growth
Pigment storage

 

7.  Does a monocot root have an x-shaped pattern of vascular tissue or a random distribution?

It has an x-shaped pattern
It has a random distribution.
Each monocot is different from all others.
Only dicots have vascular tissue in their roots.

 

8.   Which of these is responsible for air exchange within a leaf?

Guard cells
The pericycle
The cuticle
Midribs

 

9.  Which of these is responsible for transportation of nutrients?

Xylem
Phloem
Midribs
Guard cells

 

10.  Epidermal hairs help increase surface area for absorption. Which of these is their functional classification group?

Sieve cells
Companion cells
Trichomes
Parenchyma cells

 

11.  Sieve tubes (sieve elements) are associated with which of these tissues?

Parenchyma
Xylem
Stomata
Phloem

 

12.  Which of these tissues includes the companion cells?

Parenchyma
Xylem
Stomata
Phloem

 

13. What is the purpose of the root cap?

The root cap assists with absorption of water.
The root cap is for surface protection.
The root cap is the main area for cell division.
The root cap provides a region for food storage.

 

14. Which of these is associated with the upper epidermis of a leaf?

Keratin
Melanin
Cutin
Globin

 

15. Which of these is associated with guard cells?

Epidermal hairs
Cuticle
Midrib
Stoma