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Prentice Hall Biology

Chapter 24: Reproduction of Seed Plants

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(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 13B.4)
1. Seeds that do not sprout when they first mature must enter a period of
A germination.
B dormancy.
C high heat.
D freezing.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 13B.4)
2. Most gymnosperms are pollinated by
F wind.
G animals.
H water.
J fruits.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 13B.4)
3. Vegetative reproduction can involve any of the following plant organs EXCEPT
A seeds.
B leaves.
C stems.
D roots.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 13B.4)
4. A structure essential to the reproduction of any species of gymnosperm is a
F flower.
G leaf.
H cone.
J stem.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 13B.4)
5. Seeds dispersed by animals are typically
A produced by nonflowering plants.
B enclosed in fleshy, nutritious fruits.
C rare in natural environments.
D easily digested by animals.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 12C.2)
6. A dormant seed can germinate in response to
F temperature.
G seed maturity.
H seed size.
J soil minerals.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 13B.4)
7. The parts of a flower that form the fruit are the
A sepals.
B petals.
C carpels.
D stamens.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 13B.4)
8. The seeds of most angiosperms are dispersed by
F wind.
G animals.
H water.
J pollen.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 13B.4)
9. The seeds of angiosperms develop within
A styles.
B sepals.
C petals.
D fruits.


(TAKS 4, IPC TEKS 7D)
10. Helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon are all members of Group 8A of the Periodic Table of Elements. Which of the following is a true statement about the elements in this group?
F All are called halogens.
G All are colorless, odorless, and extremely nonreactive.
H All have seven valence electrons.
J All are alkali metals.