The growth of a tree

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Quiz on The growth of a tree , created by enda j mulloy on 09/08/2016.

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Question 1

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The purpose of the bark of a tree is to
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  • Make the tree strong
  • Provide protection against weather, insect & fungal attack
  • Bring food to the leafs
  • Bring food from the leafs to the tree

Question 2

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The xylem can be found in which part of the tree?
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  • The chlorophyll
  • The Bast
  • The sapwood
  • The roots

Question 3

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The purpose of the roots are
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  • To ensure the tree grows
  • To provide anchorage, absorb water & minerals that the tree uses to create photosynthesis
  • To reproduce
  • To make suitable burrowing places for animals

Question 4

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The tree absorbs [blank_start]carbon[blank_end] dioxide from the atmosphere and releases [blank_start]oxygen[blank_end]
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  • oxygen
  • carbon

Question 5

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Chlorophyll is a [blank_start]green[blank_end] coloured pigment vital to the scientific chemical reaction known as photosynthesis
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  • green
  • yellow
  • pink
  • purple

Question 6

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The heartwood does not conduct water or minerals up or down the tree
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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The pith is on the outer part of the trunk
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Conifer trees are so called because of
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  • The fact they are cone shaped
  • The fact that their fruit are called cones

Question 9

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Hardwood timber is obtained from what type of tree?
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  • Conifer
  • Christmas
  • Decidious
  • Evergreen

Question 10

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Why is it important for a carpenter & joiner to know about how trees grow, what their properties are & what they species are?
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  • To show off to your friends
  • Because the teacher says so
  • To be able to make an educational judgement on whether a specific piece of timber is suitable for a particular job, how to handle that timber, how to treat it and how it reacts to tools & its environment.
  • I don't need to know, someone else will make the decisions for me
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