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Essentials of Biology Study Set 4

Biology

Quiz 20 :

Plant Anatomy and Growth

Quiz 20 :

Plant Anatomy and Growth

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Cohesion and adhesion of water molecules produces a force sufficient to move water from the roots to the shoot tip of a plant.
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Which of the following is a typical function of the root system?
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What advantages do root hairs give to a plant?
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In the pressure-flow model, the movement of nutrients through phloem is initiated when water moves from sieve-tube members into companion cells by osmosis, causing sugar in surrounding cells to be transported into sieve-tube members.
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Mineral transport in plants occurs through xylem tissue.
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Which of the following correctly describes a major difference between monocot and eudicot plants?
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Secondary growth occurs in plants which have a(n)
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Which of the following occurs only in the roots?
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Which of the following correctly describes a major difference between monocot and eudicot plants?
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Water must first pass through the endodermis of a root before it can enter xylem vessels.
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If you remove all of the terminal buds from a plant, what is the most likely outcome?
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Eudicot roots may experience secondary growth.
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Plants are capable of directly absorbing nitrogen from the atmosphere.
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Primary growth occurs from the
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Which of the following correctly describes a major difference between monocot and eudicot plant stems?
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Micronutrients that are needed by plants as enzyme cofactors are also needed by humans for the same reason.
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Transport in xylem is typically upward, while transport in phloem can be in any direction in the plant.
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The bark of a tree is entirely derived from vascular cambium.
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Which of the following is part of the root system?
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A leaf is considered to be compound when it possesses a only one single blade.
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