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Gymnosperm and angiosperm study guide

Bio 11 Gymnosperm and Angiosperm Study Guide

Think about

  1. How are these organisms classified?
  2. How does exchange of DNA linked to Evolution and adaptions?
  3. RRREGNTS (Eight activities of life)


Gymnosperm Review

  1. A pine tree is which generation? Sporophyte or Gametophyte.
  2. Explain how a tree can grow both up and out?
  3. Why are some gymnosperms called “evergreens”?
  4. What is developed within cones and what generation is a cone?
  5. What is the difference in location between an ovule and pollen in gymnosperms?
  6. Why is a gymnosperm called “naked seed plants”?
  7. What is the advantage of having needle like leaves?
  8. If a tree has cones and needles, what structure will it not have?
  9. In gymnosperms what is the significance of macro and microspores?
  10. What are some functions of fluids within a gymnosperm?
  11. How do seeds and vascular tissues help gymnosperms and angiosperms survive on land?
  12. How are gymnosperms similar to angiosperms?
  13. How is a seed similar and different from a spore?
  14. What is the advantage of having pollination?
  15. How is pollination different in gymnosperms verses angiosperms?
  16. What is the proper order of :

fertilization, formation of seed, germination and pollination?




  1. What are the structures and functions of

A flower (anther, pistil, stigma, style, ovary, ovule, petal and?)

A fruit (say a tomato)

  1. What are the male and female structures of a flower?
  2. Is a flower gametophyte or sporophyte?
  3. What is the difference between “hard” and “soft” wood?
  4. What is the purpose of double fertilization?
  5. Can you match structures of a flower and it’s function?
  6. How are angiosperms and gymnosperms different?
  7. How can you tell the difference between a monocot and dicot?
  8. If I cut a tomato in half, what would the area with the seeds be called?
  9. What is the outer layer of a tomato called?
  10. Why do tomatoes change colour from green to red?
  11. What is a “nut”?
  12. Why is fruit a better way to spread genetic material than a naked seed?
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Plant Quiz Question for your study sheet

Review for Global Plant Quiz

Topic One:


What is a light reaction?

What products and reactants are involved?

What is a dark reaction?

What products and reactants are involved?

Where do both reaction occur?

Do you have a venn diagram for C3 and C4 plants discussing where they live and why c3 is less efficient than C4

Topic Two: Alternation of Generations

Do you have life cycles for all five types of plants so you can discuss dominant forms (sporo or gametophyte) .

How is haploid and diploid linked to gametophyte and sporophyte?

How is alternation of generations linked to the movement on land?

What cell structure in a plant would not be linked to movement to land?

What is succession and how is it linked to movement to land?

What is the difference between a spore and a seed?

How is a gymnosperm and an angiosperm similar and different (think venn diagram)

What are examples of fruits verses roots?

Do you have a comparative table comparing plant hormones and what they do?

What are three types of trophism in plants and which hormones could be involved.

Is an apple a monocot or a dicot ( do you have a comparative table?

Could you compare plant classes in regards to defining characteristics, dominant generation, unique structures and reproductive strategies?

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