Week 14 - Plants for Food and Fibre Unit Test

Study Guide

Plants For Food and Fibre Study Guide

Below is a list of the topics covered by the questions that may appear on your exam. The entire test bank is made up of 148 questions the computer will randomly choose 50 questions for each exam attempt you make.

Your exam consists of 50 multiple choice questions. Use the text, your notes, and information from the activities to study for this exam.

Topics on the Plants For Food and Fibre Exam:

  1. why would a plant's leaves turn yellow?
  2. which has more nutrients, peat moss or sand?
  3. what is a pistil?
  4. what are the functions of a flower?
  5. what happens during active transport?
  6. what is the purpose of shelter belts?
  7. what are desirable characteristics in apples?
  8. what could be added to soil to improve drainage?
  9. what is organic material?
  10. make hypothesis based on cutting experiment
  11. what are the negative effects of insecticides?
  12. how can you get a cutting to produce a root?
  13. what is the function of phloem tissue?
  14. what is hydroponics?
  15. where is pollen produced?
  16. how can you increase nutrients in soil?
  17. list examples of inorganic soil material
  18. how can crop yield be improved?
  19. what are the benefits of using biological controls?
  20. define vegetative reproduction?
  21. what are the negative effects of cloning?
  22. define osmosis
  23. what types of parasites cause plant disease?
  24. what effects does aeration have on plant growth?
  25. what are the desirable characteristics needed for optimal crop growth in Western Canada?
  26. what are the positive effects of plant crossbreeding?
  27. what are the negative characteristics of clay soil?
  28. define insecticide
  29. where can cellulose fibre be found?
  30. in Southern Alberta, what plant is sugar extracted from?
  31. how can plant yield be increased?
  32. given the characteristics of 2 plants that are being bred together, predict the resulting plant
  33. if plants are trimmed back, what happens?
  34. define stomata
  35. define diffusion
  36. what does the ovary do?
  37. define vaporization
  38. order soil types in terms of particle size
  39. define transpiration
  40. what are the functions of roots?
  41. what happens to plant growth if daylight hours are increased?
  42. how can the planting of certain plants within crops prevent pest infestation?
  43. what time of day do respiration and photosynthesis occur?
  44. what is the function of xylem tissue?
  45. why is chlorophyll vital to plant life?
  46. wilted leaves indicates what?
  47. what is the function of fibrous roots?
  48. how can wind erosion be reduced?
  49. define respiration
  50. what is the benefit of zero tillage?
  51. describe experimental situations that could be used to test for given effects
  52. how can the organic nutrient content of soil be improved?
  53. fruit can be described as which part of the plant?
  54. define contour farming what are its benefits?
  55. what factors must a farmer consider before growing a crop for profit?
  56. what is one by-product of photosynthesis?
  57. define grafting why is it used?
  58. list the soil characteristics that promote water retention
  59. what do cells do to cause roots to grow?
  60. define structural adaptation
  61. define cross pollination
  62. define herbicide
  63. why is water necessary in the soil?
  64. give an example of a tap root
  65. give an example of vegetative reproduction what factors are needed for it to be successful?
  66. list conditions necessary for seeds to germinate
  67. define chloroplast
  68. celery provides what to a human's diet?
  69. list types of natural fertilizers
  70. how does the addition of vermiculite and loam effect soil?
  71. what system does a plant use to fight off disease?
  72. define pollination
  73. what is a primary root?
  74. what is the purpose of using a seed drill?
  75. how is water retention and soil particle size related?
  76. define tuber and bud
  77. define stigma
  78. how can you tell if a plant has been attacked by a caterpillar?
  79. how is cloning done?
  80. list detrimental effects of pesticide overuse
  81. define selective breeding
  82. define symptom in relation to a diseased plant