Biology 31 Soil and Plant Nutrition MCQ

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Unit 6. Plant Structure and Function

Chapter 31: Soil and Plant Nutrition MCQ Multiple Choices Questions Quiz Test Bank

31.1 Nutritional Requirements of Plants

31.2 The Soil

31.3 Nutritional Adaptations of Plants

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2015
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Sample Questions from the Biology 31 Soil and Plant Nutrition MCQ Quiz

Question: Which process produces an inorganic compound that plants can easily use?

Choices:

photosynthesis

nitrogen fixation

mycorrhization

Calvin cycle

Question: The nutrient that is part of carbohydrates, proteins, and nucleic acids, and that forms biomolecules, is ________.

Choices:

nitrogen

carbon

magnesium

iron

Question: Soil particles that are 0.1 to 2 mm in diameter are called ________.

Choices:

sand

silt

clay

loam

Question: For an element to be regarded as essential, all of the following criteria must be met, except:

Choices:

No other element can perform the function.

The element is directly involved in plant nutrition.

The element is inorganic.

The plant cannot complete its lifecycle without the element.

Question: What is the main water source for land plants?

Choices:

rain

soil

biomolecules

essential nutrients

Question: Most ________ are necessary for enzyme function.

Choices:

micronutrients

macronutrients

biomolecules

essential nutrients

Question: Which factors affect soil quality?

Choices:

chemical composition

history of the soil

presence of living organisms and topography

all of the above

Question: Through mycorrhization, a plant obtains important nutrients such as ________.

Choices:

phosphorus, zinc, and copper

phosphorus, zinc, and calcium

nickel, calcium, and zinc

all of the above

Question: What is the term used to describe the solid rock that lies beneath the soil?

Choices:

sand

bedrock

clay

loam

Question: A soil consists of layers called ________ that taken together are called a ________.

Choices:

soil profiles : horizon

horizons : soil profile

horizons : humus

humus : soil profile

Question: What term describes a plant that requires nutrition from a living host plant?

Choices:

parasite

saprophyte

epiphyte

insectivorous

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