Summer Science Quiz

Posted: July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized
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I thought I’d put up a summer science quiz just to keep the good old brain working ūüôā It’s good to have some basic knowledge in as many fields as possible. Would you agree with that statement? Anyway, this quiz happens to be on plants – have fun!

I. Matching: Match each term with the definition.

A. cuticle ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ____ 1. a plant’s response to gravity

B. geotropism                                                              ____ 2. the main root that grows very deep

C. glucose                                                                   ____ 3. the food a plant needs to live

D. hydrotropism ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ____ 4. a plant’s response to touch

E. root cap                                                                   ____ 5. a waxy substance on the upper surface of a leaf

F. sundew

G. taproot

H. thigmotropism


II. MULTIPLE CHOICE: Write the letter of the correct answer in the blank.

6. The pores on the underside of a leaf are called     ?    .

                            A. chloroplasts        B. stomata

                            C. cuticles               D. tendrils

7.      ?     is the chemical process by which plants produce food.

                           A. epiphyte               B. photosynthesis

                          C. insectivorous         D. phototropism

8. A(n)      ?    is an especially large vein that runs up the middle of many leaves.

                          A. epiphyte                B. spine

                          C. midrib                   D. taproot

9. The     ?     is an insectivorous plant that traps its food using sticky drops.

                         A. sundew                   B. bladderwort

                         C. pitcher plant            D. Venus flytrap

10. A     ?    , also called a runner, is a stem that grows along the surface of the ground.

                        A. root hair                  B. stomata

                        C. stolon                      D. tendril

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