Plant Quiz 20.1 - 21.2

Mr. Chapman
November 5, 2010
Name: ___________________
Plant Quiz Chapter 20.1 – 21.2
Plant Quiz
Chapter 20.1 - 21.2
1. What adaptation allows the movement of water, nutrients, and
sugars to all parts of a plant?
(A) cuticle
(B) vascular system
(C) roots
(D) lignin
2. What adaptation prevents loss of moisture from a plant?
(A) cuticle
(B) vascular system
(C) lignin
(D) pollen
3. What adaptations allow a plant to reproduce without water?
(A) stems and leaves
(B) pollen and seeds
(C) vascular system and lignin
(D) cuticle and stomata
4. Which is not an adaptive advantage of a seed plant?
(A) pollen that allows a seed plant to reproduce without
free-standing water
(B) pollen that provides food for bees and other insects
(C) seeds that nourish and protect the plant embryo
(D) seeds that allow plants to disperse to new places
5. Which plants lack a vascular system?
(A) ferns
(B) gymnosperms
(C) angiosperms
(D) mosses
Mr. Chapman
November 5, 2010
Name: ___________________
Plant Quiz Chapter 20.1 – 21.2
6. Which plant group produces fruits?
(A) angiosperms
(B) gymnosperms
(C) cycads
(D) conifers
7. Why is pollination in angiosperms more efficient than in
(A) Angiosperms produce more pollen than gymnosperms
(B) Animals help transfer pollen directly from flower to
flower in many angiosperms.
(C) Pollen is transferred directly from cone to cone in
(D) Wind is an efficient pollinator.
8. Which flowering-plant group is correctly paired with a
(A) monocot-flower parts in multiples of four or five
(B) monocot-ringed vascular tissue
(C) dicot-netlike veins
(D) dicot-scattered vascular tissue
9. Which plant cells are strong, contain lignin, and cannot grow with
the plant?
(A) collenchyma cells
(B) sclerenchyma cells
(C) ground cells
(D) parenchyma cells
10. Which plant tissue has a function similar to an animal's skin?
(A) dermal tissue
(B) ground tissue
(C) vascular tissue
(D) plasmodesmata
Mr. Chapman
November 5, 2010
Name: ___________________
Plant Quiz Chapter 20.1 – 21.2
11. What vascular tissue carries the products of photosynthesis
throughout the plant?
(A) xylem
(B) phloem
(C) parenchyma
(D) sclerenchyma
Section 2: Short Answer
Match each term (a plant cell or tissue type) with its proper definition in the table: (6 marks)
____ Parenchyma
____ Dermal
____ Collenchyma
____ Sclerenchyma
____ Ground
____ Vascular
a) A strong, flexible cell type found in
growing portions of a plant
b) The tissue that surrounds the outer
portions of a plant
c) A tissue that is mainly used for storage
within the plant
d) Cells that die upon maturity and often
form vascular tissue within the plant
e) A tissue system containing xylem and
phloem, used for transporting
materials throughout the plant
f) Least specialized type of cell, capable
of becoming different types
What is a cuticle, and what is its function in a plant? (2 marks)
Mr. Chapman
November 5, 2010
Name: ___________________
Plant Quiz Chapter 20.1 – 21.2
Bryophytes are seedless, non-vascular plants. Name one advantage (there are more than that)
that bryophytes have over other types of plants. (1 mark)
List 2 major advantages that seed-bearing plants have over other types of plants. (2 marks)
What is the difference between a gymnosperm and an angiosperm? (1 mark)
What is the technical definition of a fruit? (1 mark)
What is a cotyledon? Explain how monocots and dicots differ in regards to the following three
features: veins, multiples of flower parts, vascular tissue. (4 marks)