Ch 33 - Tropisms quiz

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This quiz roughly covers section two of Chapter 33. It is about how plants move.

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Question 1

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What is tropism?
Answer
  • a type of plant hormone
  • a plant movement
  • a response to the surroundings or environment
  • always based on the position of the sun

Question 2

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What is phototropism?
Answer
  • a plant's response to light
  • a plant's response to a solid object
  • the same thing as photosynthesis
  • a plant's response to chemicals

Question 3

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What is thigmotropism?
Answer
  • a plant's movement in response to light
  • a plant's response to encountering a solid object
  • the same thing as thigmosynthesis
  • you made that up

Question 4

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When a plant's root grows around a rock in order to get deeper into the soil, this is an example of __________.
Answer
  • thigmotropism
  • phototropism
  • chemotropism
  • gravitropism

Question 5

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When a plant's root grows deeper into the soil because it is growing away from sunlight, this is called __________.
Answer
  • phototropism
  • thigmotropism
  • chemotropism
  • gravitropism

Question 6

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What is gravitropism?
Answer
  • a plant's growth response to gravity
  • a plant's growth response to gravel
  • a plant's growth response to a judge's gavel
  • a plant's growth response to Tom Waits

Question 7

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What is chemotropism?
Answer
  • a plant's growth response to light
  • a plant's growth response to gravity
  • a plant's growth response to an object
  • a plant's growth response to a chemical

Question 8

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When a plant's leaves grow up against gravity and towards sunlight, which tropisms are at play?
Answer
  • chemotropism
  • gravitropism
  • phototropism
  • thigmotropism

Question 9

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When a pea plant's tendril curls around a string, which tropism is being observed?
Answer
  • phototropism
  • thigmotropism
  • chemotropism
  • gravitropism

Question 10

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How often does this flower point at the sun?
Answer
  • All day long.
  • Once per day.
  • Never.
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