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1 .   The field capacity of the soil is
a . the number of plants it can support .
b . the amount of water held against gravity .
c . the amount of nutrients the soil can hold .
d . the nutrients accessible to plants .
Answer:  b.   the amount of water held against gravity .
2 .   Which is NOT a nutrient that plants obtain from the soil ?
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3 .   At what water potential does wilting begin to occur ?
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4 .   What soil would you expect to have the highest field capacity ?
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5 .   The potential energy generated by the attractive forces between water molecules and soil particles is
a. osmotic potential .
b. water potential .
c. soil potential .
d. matric potential .
Answer:  d.   matric potential .
6 .   Root cell adaptation to prevent the cell solutes from equilibrating with the water in the soil include I. semipermeable membranes that prevent the transfer of large molecules . II . cell membranes that can prevent the transfer of water out of the cell . III . cell membranes that can actively transport ions across the gradient .
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7 .   In which soil would the percent water be the highest at the wilting point ?
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8 .   Salinization
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9 .   Which soil has the largest particles ?
a . clay
b. sand
c. loam
d . silt
10 .   The attraction between water molecules causes
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11 .   One factor that drives the movement of water from roots to leaves is
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12 .   Transpiration is
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13 .   A plant with a high number of stomata
a. has a high root pressure .
b. is resistant to salinization .
14 .   Which is NOT an adaptation by camels to low water availability ?
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18 .   Which electromagnetic radiation has the shortest wavelength ?
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19 .   Which statement about electromagnetic wavelength is TRUE ?
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20 .   The wavelengths of light suitable for photosynthesis are
a. 220 to 600 nm.
b. 300 to 850 nm .
c. 400 to 700 nm .
d. 100 to 340 nm .
e. 500 to 600 nm .
21 .   The specialized organelles used in photosynthesis are called
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22 .   Photosynthesis primarily allows plants to gain
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23 .   Carbon - 3 photosynthesis
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Chapter 3: Adaptations to Terrestrial EnvironmentsMost terrestrial plants obtain nutrients and water from the soil.1. The field capacity of the soil isa. the number of plants it can support.b. the amount of water held against gravity.c. the amount of nutrients the soil can hold.d. the nutrients accessible to plants.Answer: b
2. Which is NOT a nutrient that plants obtain from the soil?
3. At what water potential does wilting begin to occur?
4. What soil would you expect to have the highest field capacity?
5. The potential energy generated by the attractive forces between water molecules and soil particles isa. osmotic potential.b. water potential.c. soil potential.d. matric potential.Answer: d
6. Root cell adaptation to prevent the cell solutes from equilibrating with the water in the soil includeI. semipermeable membranes that prevent the transfer of large molecules.II. cell membranes that can prevent the transfer of water out of the cell.III. cell membranes that can actively transport ions across the gradient.
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7. In which soil would the percent water be the highest at the wilting point?

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