Chapter 1 Test Plants in Our Lives Name: _______________________ Matching 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. _____ Bryology _____ Ethnobotany _____ Horticulture _____ Mycology _____Paleobotany _____ Palynology _____ Phycology a. Study of fungi b. Study of ornamentals plants, vegetables, and fruit trees c. Study of fossil plants d. Study of mosses and liverworts e. Study of the use of plants by indigenous peoples f. Study of pollen and spores g. Study of algae Multiple Choice 8. _____ This macromolecule serves as the energy source for the cell, as well as the structural material. a. Carbohydrates b. Lipids c. Nucleic Acids d. Proteins 9. _____ Sepals, petals, stamens, and carpels are characteristics of which of the following groups of plants? a. Algae b. Angiosperms c. Gymnosperms d. Fungi 10. _____ The realization that you have allergy problems in the spring, is what part of the scientific method? a. Experiment b. Hypothesis c. Hypothesis Testing d. Observation 11. _____ This macromolecule is insoluble in water. a. Carbohydrates b. Lipids c. Nucleic Acids d. Proteins 12. _____ A possible explanation or working assumption for the original observations. a. Experiment b. Hypothesis c. Hypothesis Testing d. Observation 13. _____This group of plants is recognized as important and nutritious, but can also be related to environmental damage. a. Algae b. Angiosperms c. Gymnosperms d. Fungi 14. _____Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA) are types of a. Carbohydrates b. Lipids c. Nucleic Acids d. Proteins 15. _____ Molds, mildews, yeast and mushrooms make up this group of organisms. a. Algae b. Angiosperms c. Gymnosperms d. Fungi 16. _____ This group of organisms can range from small mosses to the largest organisms on Earth, the giant redwoods. a. Algae b. Angiosperms c. Gymnosperms d. Fungi 17. _____ The hereditary material of life is a. DNA b. RNA c. Nucleotides d. Gene Short Answer 18. Could life on earth exist without plants? Explain. 19. Many engineers and inventors often get their ideas from the natural world. Which plants have inspired the following inventions: a. Velcro b. Barbed Wire 20. List and describe the fundamental properties of life. a. b. c. d. e. f.