Morphology of Flowering Plants: Including the roots, stem, leaves, flowers, and fruits

In this quiz, you are going to solve questions based on the plant’s morphology, concerned with the study of organisms' structure, characteristics, and form. Roots, stems, leaves, flowers, fruits, and seeds are all its types.

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Which among the following is incorrect about modifications of roots with respect to food storage?

Most of the times, tap roots become swollen to store food Radish adopts napiform to store food Napiform is found in turnip and the root is spherical in the top and tapers in the bottom If the root is swollen in the middle and those that tapers on both the sides are called fusiform roots

Which among the following is incorrect about modifications in adventitious roots for food storage?

Tuberous roots are those roots that are swollen and don’t have any specific shape Tuberous roots are found in plants like sweet potato Slender roots with swollen apex are found in Dahlia Fasciculated roots are those that have tubercles at the stem base

Which among the following is not correct about modifications of roots to facilitate respiration?

In some plants that grow in marshy areas, roots are modified to facilitate respiration Pneumatophores are specialized breathing roots that help in respiration of plant that grows in marshy areas Breathing roots are present in mango Exchange of gases occur through lenticels in pneumatophores

Which among the following is incorrect about modification in roots for mechanical support?

Prop roots are those that originate from aerial branches Prop roots are also called hanging roots Those roots that originate from stem base that grow obliquely and penetrate into the soil are called stilt roots Stilt roots are present in beetle

Which among the following statements is incorrect?

In trapa, roots help in performing photosynthesis In few aquatic plants, roots are modified into spongy structure help in floating by maintaining buoyancy In parasitic plants, haustorial roots penetrate into host to derive nutrition Floating roots are present in cuscuta

The petiole is swollen and spongy in

Nepenthes Trapa Clematis all of the above

Which one of the following plants dose not have root – pockets

Pistia Lemna Ficus Eichhornia

The largest petal overlaps the lateral ones in _________ aestivation.

Papilionaceous Valvate Twisted Imbricate

The place on stem or branch form where one or more leaves arise is called

Apex Bud Internode Node

Which one of the following underground, fleshy structure is a stem?

Carrot Potato Turnip Sweet Potato

Phyllode is a modification of

Root Flower Petiole Bud

Potato tubers are formed at the tips of

Primary roots Adventitious roots Petiole Stolons

Mesocarp and endocarp is the edible part of the fruit of

Apple Mango Banana Litchi

Artabotrys is a hook climber in which the hooks are modified

Inflorescence axis




Exceptional roots of Cuscuta are




All of them

In a cereal grain the single cotyledon of embryo is represented by





Perisperm is

Part of endosperm

Remnant of embryo

Persistant nucellus

Remnant of endosperm

Insectivorous plants grow in

Nitrogen deficient soil

Magnesium deficient soil

Carbon deficient soil

Calcium deficient soil

Pineapple (ananas) fruit develops from

A cluster of compactly borne flowers on a common axis

A multilocular monocarpellary flower

A multipistillate syncarpous flower

A unilocular polycarpellary flower

Which part of the coconut produces coir?



Seed coat


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Title: Morphology of Flowering Plants: Including the roots, stem, leaves, flowers, and fruits
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