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Systematics is __________________
a system for mating
a process of solving problems
an approach to taxonomy
an example of evolution
a guide to evaluating evidence
What did the first plants look like?
short with long root
large with leaves
small and flat like modern day liverwarts
What is the single biggest impact of protists on the biotic world?
What does the photosynthesis process produce for the plant?
What do plants supply humans with?
Food source and Oxygen
A good time
Plants are classified into groups based primarily on structure and ________ strategy.
Most important nutrient= ___________
Plants diversified to
efficiently use their resources
make different fruits and vegetables
Unlike eukaryotic cells that can take over 24 hours to reproduce, bacteria typically complete the cell cycle in ___ minutes.
In determining disease transmission, the most important information is disease _____________
Bacteria were the first functional biological materials to appear on the Earth.
Fungi evolved from a primitive type of protist.
How do plants control themselves?
All of the above
What type of evidence is usually the most informative in refining current understanding of systematics?
New fossil discoveries
Review of older specimen samples
New breeds/variations created
New species discoveries
Who pollinates plants?
Birds and Butterflies
What are the functions of the leaves?
To absorb sunlight
To absorb water and nutrients
To wrestle with other plants
What to antibiotics do?
kill all the bacteria
stop the growth of bacteria
kill no bacteria
kill some of the bacteria
Bacteria are the only prokaryotic life forms on the planet.
How many years ago did plants evolve onto land?
700 million years ago
40 million years ago
Most trees reproduce:
The most inportant role of bacteria in our world is ________
To kill viruses
To spread disease
To give us food
Specialized leaves were for
The most common cell shape in the bacterial world is bacillis.
The most common defense mechanism used by plant to deter herbivores is:
Thickened outer layers
All available evidence points to bacteria evolving into _________ on the path to plant and animal life.
Plants very likely evolved from__________________.
Most bacteria use in production of food are used as _________.
Plants need flowers because they cannot ________.
What is the main reason for plants being able to control themselves?
When dealing with the dry, plants developed an outer layer called a ______ to adapt and survive.
If a living thing does not fit into the bacterial fungal, plant, or animal groups, what do we do with them?
create the protozoa group
create the bacteria group
create the protist group
create the algae group
Specialized roots for
All plants are composed of three tissue types: dermal, ground, and _______
If the organism cannot be assigned to an existing group (ex. genus or family), what do we do?
Not accept them as life at all
Add them into the place they most closely fit into.
Make a new group
How many different kind of processes do plants do to "control" themselves?
How do plants absorb sunlight?
Through their leaves
Through their flowers
Through their stem
Through their roots
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