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Plant Organs 01
The energy for photosynthesis to take place in these leaves comes from sunlight. (Picture courtesy of scaglifr at Flickr)

Plant Organs 01

Flowers and leaves are plant organs. The scientific study of plants is known as botany and a person studying plants a botanist. Did you know that no species of plant has a flower that is absolutely black?

See how much you do know about plants in the following Science quiz.

  1. Which organ is used in pollination?
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  2. Which organ is used in photosynthesis?
    2 - Photosynthesis means making (synthesis) through light (photo)
  3. Which organ is used to absorb water?
    2 - 96% of a cucumber is water
  4. Which two substances are used in photosynthesis?
    2 - Carbon dioxide enters through stomata (small holes) on underside of a leaf
  5. Which two substances are produced in photosynthesis?
    4 - Oxygen leaves through the stomata
  6. Photosynthesis does not occur in roots because .......
    2 -
  7. Energy for photosynthesis comes from .......
    3 -
  8. What colour is chlorophyll?
    2 -
  9. Plants make their own food. This is stored as what?
    4 -
  10. Nitrates provide nitrogen. This is important for what?
    2 - Nitrates are also used to make proteins for growth

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