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1

All plants exhibit alternation of generations. This means their life cycle
A)includes both haploid and diploid gametes.
B)shows only asexual reproduction.
C)has both a multicellular haploid stage and a multicellular diploid stage.
D)does not include meiosis.
2

The plant life cycle has both a sporophyte and a gametophyte generation. In the sporophyte stage,
A)gametes are produced.
B)meiosis occurs.
C)only mitosis takes place.
D)gametophytes form.
3

In plants,
A)gametes are produced directly after meiosis.
B)gametes are produced directly after mitosis.
C)no gametes are motile.
D)seeds are always produced.
4

Which of the following is true of the bryophytes?
A)It is the only group that shows an alternation of generations.
B)Bryophytes exhibit extensive vascular tissue.
C)The sporophyte (multicellular diploid) is the conspicuous stage.
D)The gametophyte (multicellular haploid) is the conspicuous stage.
5

A plant's vascular tissue is composed of xylem and phloem. The xylem generally transports _____, whereas the phloem transports _____.
A)water/sugar
B)sugar/water
C)water/water
D)sugar/sugar
6

In the conifers, the
A)gametophyte is prominent, and the sporophyte is dependent upon the gametophyte.
B)sporophyte is prominent, with the sporophyte and gametophyte living independently.
C)sporophyte is prominent, and the gametophyte is dependent upon the sporophyte.
D)gametophyte is prominent, and the sporophyte stage has disappeared.
7

Which of the following characters is seen in the gymnosperms, but is not seen in other seeded vascular plants?
A)alternation of generations
B)exposed seeds
C)sporophyte stage
D)pollen
8

All flowering plants (angiosperms)
A)produce exposed seeds.
B)are nonvascular.
C)have flagellated sperm.
D)have fruit.
9

In the angiosperms, the
A)gametophyte is prominent, and the sporophyte is dependent upon the gametophyte.
B)sporophyte is prominent, with the sporophyte and gametophyte living independently.
C)sporophyte is prominent, and the gametophyte is dependent upon the sporophyte.
D)gametophyte is prominent, and the sporophyte stage has disappeared.
10

Which of the following is not characteristic of a monocot?
A)leaves with parallel veins
B)flower parts usually in threes or multiples of three
C)lateral meristems occurring rarely
D)seed with two cotyledons







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