SAT Biology Practice Test 11: Plants

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1. Which of these plant forms are diploid?

I. Spore

II. Sporophyte

III. Gametophyte

A. I only
B. II only
C. III only
D. I and II
E. II and III

2. Which of these correctly matches the plant cells to their tissue systems?

I. Guard cell

II. Palisade mesophyll cell

III. Sieve- tube member

A. I = dermal; II = ground; III = vascular
B. I = dermal; II = vascular; III = ground
C. I = ground; II = dermal; III = vascular
D. I = ground; II = vascular; III = dermal
E. I = vascular; II = ground; III = dermal

3. Which of these is/are responsible for an increase in the thickness of a plant?

I. Apical meristem

II. Vascular cambium

III. Cork cambium

A. I only
B. II only
C. III only
D. I and II
E. II and III

4. Which of these describes a difference between monocots and dicots?

A. Monocot embryos form two leaves; dicot embryos form a single leaf.
B. Monocot flowers may consist of five petals; dicot flowers may consist of six petals.
C. Monocot leaves have a branching network of veins; dicot leaves have parallel veins.
D. Monocot roots consist of many small roots growing from a taproot; dicot roots lack a taproot.
E. Monocot vascular tissue is arranged randomly in the stem; dicot vascular tissue is arranged in a ring.

5. Which of these increase the movement of sap within the xylem?

I. Water moves into guard cells’ vacuoles.

II. Humidity increases in surrounding air.

III. Root endodermis prevents ions from entering xylem.

A. I only
B. II only
C. I and III
D. II and III
E. I, II, and III