Botany questions

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Botany questions
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  1. The word "botany" means:

    A) the study of living things
    B) the study of space
    C) the study of anything
    D) the study of plants
    D) the study of plants
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  2. Assigning two names to identify something is called:

    A) Latin naming
    B) taxonomy
    C) phyla
    D) binomial nomenclature
    D) binomial nomenclature

    bi means two
    nome means name
    clature means to assign
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  3. The task of identifying and organizing things is called:

    A) branding
    B) classification
    C) biology
    D) organization
    B) classification
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  4. Taxonomy is:

    A) the job of collecting taxes
    B) the job of dividing plants into groups and naming them
    C) the job of preserving plants
    D) the job of selling plants
    B) the job of dividing plants into groups and naming them
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  5. A plant that has tubes running through its stem & leaves is:

    A) anthophyta
    B) vascular
    C) non-vascular
    D) dicot
    B) vascular

    just like the veins & arteries of our body make up the vascular system
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  6. The phylum Anthophyta is characterized by:

    A) mostly small plants
    B) plants that produce flowers
    C) nonvascular plants
    D) edible plants
    B) plants that produce flowers

    antho means flower
    phyta means plant
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  7. Angiosperms is another name for plants that make flowers.
    What does Angiosperm mean?

    A) uncovered seed
    B) flower making
    C) flower seed
    D) seed container
    D) seed container

    Angio means container
    Sperm means seed
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  8. Gymnosperm is another seed-making plant.
    Gymnosperm means:

    A) seed-like
    B) giant seed
    C) uncovered seed
    D) one seed
    C) uncovered seed

    Gynmo means uncoverd
    sperm means seed
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  9. Gymnosperms are seperated into four phyla.
    One of these phylum is:

    A) monocot
    B) Anthophyta
    C) Coniferophyta
    D) Bryophyta
    C) confierophyta

    Of the four Gymnosperm phyla, the phylum coniferophyta has the most plants.
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  10. What does coniferophyta mean?

    A) no flowers
    B) self-pollinated
    C) cone-bearing plant
    D) fruit producing
    C) conebearing-plant

    conifer means cone bearer
    phyta means plant
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  11. All plants have seed.

    a) true
    b) false
    b) false

    some plants have spores and make sporangia (spore containers)
  12. Bryophyta is a phylum especially for:

    A) plants with thorns or briars
    B) mosses
    C) broccoli type plants
    D) plants with bulbs (like onions)
    B) mosses

    bryo is greek meaning moss
    phyta means plant
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Lichen is a plant.

    a) true
    b) false
    b) false

    • lichen are a unique team of fungus + algae
    • the fungus absorbs water and chemicals and
    • the algae make food for them both.
  14. How do nonvascular plants distribute water without tubes to do the job?

    A) they depend on people to water them
    B) they grow only on ponds and lakes
    C) they absorb water similar to the way a paper towel does
    D) moss has no way of distributing water so it dies easily
    C) they absorb water similar to the way a paper towel does

    although moss needs alot of moisture it can be found surviving in deserts through long, dry spells
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  15. When a plant is dormant (sleeping) inside a seed it needs three things to wake up.
    Which thing does the plant not need?

    A) water
    B) warmth
    C) air
    D) soil
    D) soil
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  16. The baby plant inside a seed is called:

    A) a testa
    B) a radicle
    C) an embryo
    D) a seedling
    C) an embryo
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  17. The testa is what part of a seed?

    A) its stored water
    B) its shell
    C) its first leaves
    D) its food supply
    B) its shell
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  18. In a seed what is the purpose of the cotyledons?

    A) to make food using photosynthesis
    B) to make roots
    C) to provide food for the embryo
    D) to protect the baby plant
    C) to provide food for the embryo once the seed opens and the embryo begins to grow.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. What part of a plant does the radicle become?

    A) the leaves
    B) the flower
    C) the roots
    D) the stem
    C) the roots
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  20. What part of a plant will the hypocotyl become?

    A) the leaves
    B) the flower
    C) the stem
    D) the root
    C) the stem
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. What part of the plant will the epicotyl become?

    A) stem
    B) flower
    C) root
    D) leaves
    D) leaves
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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