Chapter 29: Plant Diversity I: How Plants Colonized Land


1 .       Which term below is the proposed kingdom that would include embryophytes and charophyceans? (Concept 29.1E-Book) [Hint]


2 .       Seedless plants include _____. (Concept 29.1E-Book) [Hint]

 bryophytes, ferns, and horsetails
 only nonvascular plants
 bryophytes and gymnosperms
 mosses and angiosperms
 all of the above

3 .       The closest algal relatives of land plants are _____. (Concept 29.1E-Book) [Hint]


4 .       In seedless plants, a fertilized egg will develop into _____. (Concept 29.2E-Book) [Hint]

 a gametophyte
 a fruit
 a sporophyte

5 .       The diploid generation of the plant life cycle always _____. (Concept 29.2E-Book) [Hint]

 produces spores
 is called the gametophyte
 is larger and more conspicuous than the haploid stage
 develops from a spore
 produces eggs and sperm

6 .       All of the following structures may be a part of a bryophyte's life cycle except _____. (Concept 29.3E-Book) [Hint]


7 .       Most bryophytes, such as mosses, differ from all other plants in that they _____. (Concept 29.3E-Book) [Hint]

 do not produce flowers
 have cones but no seeds
 have flagellated sperm
 lack vascular tissue
 produce spores

8 .       In contrast to bryophytes, in vascular plants the dominant stage of the life cycle is the _____. (Concept 29.4E-Book) [Hint]


9 .       During the Carboniferous period, forests consisting mainly of ____ produced vast quantities of organic matter, which was buried and later became coal. (Concept 29.4E-Book) [Hint]

 early angiosperms
 ferns and other seedless plants
 giant mosses
 gymnosperms and early angiosperms

10 .       Sori can be found in which of the following? (Concept 29.4E-Book) [Hint]


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