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Biology 2e

Review Questions

Biology 2eReview Questions


In a plant’s male reproductive organs, development of pollen takes place in a structure known as the ________.

  1. stamen
  2. microsporangium
  3. anther
  4. tapetum

The stamen consists of a long stalk called the filament that supports the ________.

  1. stigma
  2. sepal
  3. style
  4. anther

The ________ are collectively called the calyx.

  1. sepals
  2. petals
  3. tepals
  4. stamens

The pollen lands on which part of the flower?

  1. stigma
  2. style
  3. ovule
  4. integument

After double fertilization, a zygote and ________ form.

  1. an ovule
  2. endosperm
  3. a cotyledon
  4. a suspensor

The fertilized ovule gives rise to the ________.

  1. fruit
  2. seed
  3. endosperm
  4. embryo

What is the term for a fruit that develops from tissues other than the ovary?

  1. simple fruit
  2. aggregate fruit
  3. multiple fruit
  4. accessory fruit

The ________ is the outermost covering of a fruit.

  1. endocarp
  2. pericarp
  3. exocarp
  4. mesocarp

________ is a useful method of asexual reproduction for propagating hard-to-root plants.

  1. grafting
  2. layering
  3. cuttings
  4. budding

Which of the following is an advantage of asexual reproduction?

  1. Cuttings taken from an adult plant show increased resistance to diseases.
  2. Grafted plants can more successfully endure drought.
  3. When cuttings or buds are taken from an adult plant or plant parts, the resulting plant will grow into an adult faster than a seedling.
  4. Asexual reproduction takes advantage of a more diverse gene pool.

Plants that flower once in their lifetime are known as ________.

  1. monoecious
  2. dioecious
  3. polycarpic
  4. monocarpic

Plant species that complete their lifecycle in one season are known as ________.

  1. biennials
  2. perennials
  3. annuals
  4. polycarpic
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