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Unformatted text preview: Unit Six: Plants Chapter 35 - Plant Structure MULTIPLE CHOICE . Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) A friend has discovered a new plant and brings it to you to classify. The plant has the following characteristics: a fibrous root system; no petioles; parallel leaf veins; thick, lignified cell walls; and a vascular cambium. Which of the following best describes the new plant? A) herbaceous monocot B) woody monocot C) woody dicot D) herbaceous dicot E) woody annual 2) Most of the water and minerals taken up from the soil by a plant are absorbed by A) storage roots. B) taproots. C) sections of the root that have secondary xylem. D) root hairs. E) the thick parts of the roots near the base of the stem. 3) An evolutionary adaptation that increases exposure of a plant to light in a dense forest is A) lateral buds. B) intercalary meristems. C) absence of petioles. D) apical dominance. E) closing of the stomates. 4) A person working with plants may remove apical dominance by doing which of the following? A) deep watering of the roots B) fertilizing C) pruning D) transplanting E) feeding the plants nutrients The following question is based on parts of a growing primary root. I. root cap II. zone of elongation III. zone of cell division IV. zone of cell maturation V. apical meristem 5) Which of the following is the correct sequence from the growing tips of the root upward? A) IV, II, III, I, V B) I, II, V, III, IV C) III, V, I, II, IV D) II, IV, I, V, III E) I, V, III, II, IV 6) What effect does "pinching back" a houseplant have on the plant? A) increases the flow of auxin down the shoot B) inhibits the growth of lateral buds C) produces a plant that will grow taller D) produces a plant that will grow fuller E) increases apical dominance 7) Land plants are composed of all the following tissue types except A) ground tissue. B) meristematic. C) vascular. D) epidermal. E) mesoderm.A) ground tissue....
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