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Amanda Dippold User [Fall 2012] BIO 102-35: General Biology II Course Chapter 17 Quiz Test 11/5/12 3:12

PM Started Submitted 11/5/12 3:30 PM Completed Status 100 out of 100 points Score Time Elapsed 18 minutes out of 36 second out of 45 minutes. Instructions

Question 1
5 out of 5 points Which of the following essential plant nutrients is NOT generally taken up through the roots? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: E. carbon E. carbon

Question 2
5 out of 5 points Stomata are: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: D. holes created by open guard cells in a leaf. D. holes created by open guard cells in a leaf.

Question 3
5 out of 5 points Which is NOT true about plant nutrition? Answer

Selected Answer: Correct Answer:

D. No plant can grow without soil. D. No plant can grow without soil.

Question 4
5 out of 5 points What structures on a leaf will help reduce water loss? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: C. hairs and stomata C. hairs and stomata

Question 5
5 out of 5 points Roots are important to 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? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: D. performing minor levels of photosynthesis D. performing minor levels of photosynthesis

Question 6
5 out of 5 points Cohesion of water molecules in the xylem of a plant is a result of: Answer Selected Answer: Correct C. hydrogen bonds between the oxygen of one water molecule and a hydrogen of another water molecule. C.

Answer:

hydrogen bonds between the oxygen of one water molecule and a hydrogen of another water molecule.

Question 7
5 out of 5 points If one was to make an analogy between a plant and a human body, the _________ would be to the plant what skin is to the human. Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: A. cuticle A. cuticle

Question 8
5 out of 5 points Which of the following important crop plants is associated with nitrogen-fixing bacteria? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: A. soybeans A. soybeans

Question 9
5 out of 5 points Humus is: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: C. decomposing organic material in the soil. C. decomposing organic material in the soil.

Question 10
5 out of 5 points

Carnivorous plants digest small invertebrate animals. These animals are broken down by the plant's enzymes and the products are used to supplement the plant's supply of: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: B. nitrogen. B. nitrogen.

Question 11
5 out of 5 points The _____________ is the region of the plant that undergoes rapid mitotic cell division and is the plant's main source of cells. Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: A. meristem A. meristem

Question 12
5 out of 5 points Which of the following is most important in providing structural support in vascular plants? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: E. xylem E. xylem

Question 13
5 out of 5 points Water is moved from the roots to the tops of trees using which of the following physical principles? Answer Selected Answer: D.

All of the above are involved in water transport. Correct Answer: D. All of the above are involved in water transport.

Question 14
5 out of 5 points The sugar in pure maple syrup is stored in a maple tree: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: A. as starch in root cells. A. as starch in root cells.

Question 15
5 out of 5 points Each of the various tissues of a flowering plant serve their own individual functions. Which of the following does NOT properly match a flowering plant's tissue with its function within the plant? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: D. shoots: anchors plant to ground, absorbs water and minerals from soil D. shoots: anchors plant to ground, absorbs water and minerals from soil

Question 16
5 out of 5 points Which of the following is true about monocots and dicots? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: C. Monocots are flowering plants. C.

Monocots are flowering plants.

Question 17
5 out of 5 points Which tissue makes up the majority of plant tissue and is responsible for photosynthesis, food storage, and the production and release of hormones? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: C. parenchyma C. parenchyma

Question 18
5 out of 5 points If the shoots of plants are covered with an impermeable cuticle layer, how do plants manage to exchange water and gas with the surrounding environment? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: B. Specialized pores in the cuticle called stomata allow gas and water exchange. B. Specialized pores in the cuticle called stomata allow gas and water exchange.

Question 19
5 out of 5 points Phloem and xylem are both cells that transport fluids throughout a plant, but differ in many ways. While phloem cells are __________, xylem cells are __________. Furthermore, phloem moves nutrients in __________ directions while xylem moves water in ___________ directions. Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: C. alive; dead; both lateral and horizontal; only lateral C.

alive; dead; both lateral and horizontal; only lateral

Question 20
5 out of 5 points Which of the following is NOT a function of a plant's stem? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: D. serve as the primary site of photosynthesis in the plant D. serve as the primary site of photosynthesis in the plant