Biology Chapter 6: Tissues

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Which type of tissue is made of more than one type of cells and coordinates to perform a common function?

Complex permanent tissue

What is the main function of muscle cells in the human body?


Which of the following is NOT a component of phloem?


Where is apical meristem, responsible for primary growth in plants, typically found?

Root tips

What type of cells are present in xylem and phloem that allow them to conduct water and nutrients?

Companion cells

Which tissue forms the protective covering of organs and is responsible for absorption, secretion, and sensation?

Epithelial tissue

Which type of tissue is derived from meristematic tissue once it loses the ability to divide?

Sclerenchyma tissue

What are the types of connective tissues in our body?

Areolar, adipose, bone, tendon

Which component is NOT part of blood?

Areolar tissue

What is the basic unit of nervous tissue that receives and conducts impulses?


Which type of muscle tissue is characterized by having a branching network of cells with intercalated discs?

Cardiac muscle

Which type of epithelial tissue is specialized for secretion?

Columnar epithelium

What is the main difference between unicellular and multicellular organisms?

Unicellular organisms have only one cell performing all functions, while in multicellular organisms different cells specialize in specific functions.

Which of the following is NOT a specialized function carried out by cells in human beings?

Skin cells synthesizing vitamin D

What is the main function of vascular tissues in plants?

Conducting food and water from one part of the plant to other parts

Which of the following is an example of a tissue in the human body?

Muscle tissue

How are tissues defined in multicellular organisms?

Tissues are groups of cells that are similar in structure and/or work together to achieve a particular function.

Which of the following is NOT a common type of tissue found in multicellular organisms?

Blood tissue

Explore the concept of tissues and specialized cells in multicellular organisms. Understand how different groups of cells work together to carry out specific functions within an organism.

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