SAT Subject Biology Practice Question 219: Answer and Explanation
9. Which structure allows photosynthesis to begin in a germinating dicot plant?
C. Embryonic root
D. Apical meristem
E. Lateral meristem
Correct Answer: A
The cotyledons of a dicot seed form the first "leaves" of the germinating plant. These are not true leaves, but they are capable of photosynthesis.