Stems

Review Questions

Stem regions at which leaves are attached are called ________.

  1. trichomes
  2. lenticels
  3. nodes
  4. internodes

Hint:

C

Which of the following cell types forms most of the inside of a plant?

  1. meristem cells
  2. collenchyma cells
  3. sclerenchyma cells
  4. parenchyma cells

Hint:

D

Tracheids, vessel elements, sieve-tube cells, and companion cells are components of ________.

  1. vascular tissue
  2. meristematic tissue
  3. ground tissue
  4. dermal tissue

Hint:

A

The primary growth of a plant is due to the action of the ________.

  1. lateral meristem
  2. vascular cambium
  3. apical meristem
  4. cork cambium

Hint:

C

Which of the following is an example of secondary growth?

  1. increase in length
  2. increase in thickness or girth
  3. increase in root hairs
  4. increase in leaf number

Hint:

B

Secondary growth in stems is usually seen in ________.

  1. monocots
  2. dicots
  3. both monocots and dicots
  4. neither monocots nor dicots

Hint:

B