Types of Fruits and Fruit Structure Quiz
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Types of Fruits and Fruit Structure Quiz

Test your knowledge on the different types of fruits and their structures. Learn about simple fruits, aggregate fruits, and multiple fruits. Understand the components of a fruit including pericarp, exocarp, mesocarp, and endocarp.

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Questions and Answers

What is the main purpose of the seed coat in a developing seed?

To protect the developing embryo

Which part of a seed embryo develops into the embryonic root?

Radicle

From what part of the flower does an aggregate fruit form?

Multiple ovaries of a single flower

Which type of fruit has a fleshy pericarp and is classified as a simple fruit?

<p>Berries</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main characteristic of apomixis as a mechanism of natural reproduction in plants?

<p>Offspring genetically identical to parent plant</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of plant completes its life cycle in one year?

<p>Annuals</p> Signup and view all the answers

What sets polycarpic plants apart from monocarpic plants?

<p>They can flower multiple times over their lifespan</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main function of the endosperm in a developing seed?

<p>To serve as a food reserve for the embryo</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which part of a seed embryo develops into the stem below the cotyledons?

<p>Hypocotyl</p> Signup and view all the answers

From what part of the ovary do multiple fruits develop?

<p>Ovaries of multiple flowers</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a characteristic feature of apomixis as a method of reproduction in plants?

<p>Seeds are produced from the ovule without fertilization</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a common feature between drupes and pomes as types of fruits?

<p>They both have flesh derived primarily from floral tube or receptacle</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which plant species exemplifies a monocarpic life cycle?

<p>Agave</p> Signup and view all the answers

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