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In which of the following leaves is parallel venation observed?
• Oak
• Plantain
• Dandelion
• Shepherd's Purse
• Ash
AshLeaves in which parallel venation is observed have all their veins running parallel to each other. This type of venation is observed in the leaves of ash, oat, rye, vernal and timothy.
Which of the following flowering plants is a tree?
• Bluebell
• Daffodil
• Beech
• Clover
• Barley
BeechThe beech tree is a flowering plant. The bluebell, daffodil, clover and barley are all flowering plants but not trees.
In which of the following leaves is reticulate venation observed?
• Elm
• Vernal
• Timothy
• Oat
• Rye
ElmLeaves in which reticulate venation is observed have a dense network of overlapping veins. This type of venation is observed in the leaves of elm, oak, dandelion, plantain and shepherd's purse.
A root formed by multiple thread-like strands is called a _______ root.
• tap
• fibrous
fibrousA root formed by multiple thread-like strands is known as a tap root. This type of root is observed in the onion bulb plant.
Which of the following words correctly describes the marigold?
• Coniferous
• Shrub
• Deciduous
• Herbaceous
• Marine
HerbaceousA herbaceous plant is one having a soft stem. The marigold is a herbaceous plant.  
Which of the following plants have compound leaves?
• Horse-Chestnut
• Elm
• Oak
• Holly
• Shepherd's Purse
Horse-ChestnutCompound leaves are observed in the horse-chestnut.
What is the scientific term for a leaf blade?
• Pedicel
• Lamina
• Peduncle
LaminaThe scientific term for a leaf blade is lamina.
An ash leaf generally contains _______ leaflets.
• Nine
• Five
• Seven
NineThe leaf of an ash usually contains nine leaflets.
What is the scientific term for a leaf stalk?
• Pedicel
• Petiole
• Peduncle
PetioleThe scientific term for a leaf stalk is petiole.
Which of the following plants has thorns on its stem?
• Apple
• Rose
• Hyacinth
• Rice
• Cuckoo-Pint
RoseThe rose plant has thorns (prickles) on its stem.
Which of the following flowering plants has tendrils?
• Sweet Pea
• Primrose
• Buttercup
• Oak
• Rose
Sweet PeaTendrils are slender thread-like curly structures by which a climbing plant clings. Tendrils are observed on the sweet pea.
A single, long and stout root is called a _______ root.
• tap
• fibrous
• adventitious
tapA single, long and stout (fat) root is known as a tap root. This type of root is observed in the shepherd's purse.
Which of the following is not an evergreen plant?
• Cedar
• Mistletoe
• Holly
• Yew
• Willow
WillowAn evergreen plant is one having green leaves all throughout the year, without shedding them in any season. The willow is an evergreen plant. It has flexible branches and usually grows near water.
A flowering plant consists of four parts, namely the roots, stems, leaves and flowers.
• True
• False
TrueAny flowering plant comprises four parts. These are the roots, stems, leaves and flowers.
Compound leaves are divided into several leaflets.
• True
• False
TrueA compound leaf is divided into several leaflets.
In a flowering plant, the flowers contain the male and female reproductive organs.
• True
• False
TrueIn any flowering plant, the male and female reproductive organs are contained in the flowers.
The roots of a plant hold it erect.
• True
• False
FalseThe stem of a plant holds it erect. The roots of a plant take in water and mineral salts from the soil.
The leaves of a plant take in water and mineral salts.
• True
• False
FalseThe leaves of a plant transpire water. The roots of a plant take in water and mineral salts from the soil.
The roots of a plant transpire water.
• True
• False
FalseThe roots of a plant take in water and mineral salts from the soil. The leaves of a plant transpire water.

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