Botany questions

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  1. The word "botany" means:

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

    A) phyla
    B) binomial nomenclature
    C) taxonomy
    D) Latin naming
    B) 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) organization
    B) biology
    C) branding
    D) classification
    D) classification
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  4. Taxonomy is:

    A) the job of collecting taxes
    B) the job of selling plants
    C) the job of dividing plants into groups and naming them
    D) the job of preserving plants
    C) 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) non-vascular
    C) dicot
    D) vascular
    D) 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) plants that produce flowers
    B) mostly small plants
    C) edible plants
    D) nonvascular plants
    A) 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) seed container
    B) uncovered seed
    C) flower making
    D) flower seed
    A) seed container

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

    A) uncovered seed
    B) giant seed
    C) one seed
    D) seed-like
    A) 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) Coniferophyta
    B) Bryophyta
    C) monocot
    D) Anthophyta
    A) 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) fruit producing
    C) cone-bearing plant
    D) self-pollinated
    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) broccoli type plants
    B) plants with thorns or briars
    C) plants with bulbs (like onions)
    D) mosses
    D) mosses

    bryo is greek meaning moss
    phyta means plant
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  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) moss has no way of distributing water so it dies easily
    B) they grow only on ponds and lakes
    C) they absorb water similar to the way a paper towel does
    D) they depend on people to water them
    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) air
    C) warmth
    D) soil
    D) soil
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  16. The baby plant inside a seed is called:

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

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

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

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

    A) the flower
    B) the leaves
    C) the root
    D) the stem
    D) the stem
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  21. What part of the plant will the epicotyl become?

    A) flower
    B) leaves
    C) root
    D) stem
    B) leaves
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Botany questions
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2010-09-22 19:26:14
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