Share/Like This Page
Print Instructions

NOTE: Only your test content will print.
To preview this test, click on the File menu and select Print Preview.




See our guide on How To Change Browser Print Settings to customize headers and footers before printing.

Plant Nutrition (Grades 11-12)

Print Test (Only the test content will print)
Name: Date:

Plant Nutrition

1. 
What are the four elements that are found in the highest concentrations within plants?
  1. phosphorus, calcium, zinc, carbon
  2. carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen
  3. magnesium, sulfur, oxygen, potassium
  4. iron, lead, nitrogen, hydrogen
 
2. 
Which of the following is an element that plants DO NOT obtain directly from the soil?
  1. carbon
  2. nitrogen
  3. potassium
  4. zinc
3. 
Which of the following minerals is a component of both proteins and nucleic acids?
  1. magnesium
  2. iron
  3. potassium
  4. nitrogen
 
4. 
Which element would need to be added to the soil in order for a plant to form membranes and nucleic acids?
  1. phosphorus
  2. potassium
  3. nitrogen
  4. carbon
5. 
What is an advantage of using inorganic fertilizers when growing plants?
  1. They improve the physical properties of the soil.
  2. They can be taken in almost immediately by the roots.
  3. They are of higher quality than organic fertilizers.
  4. They contain minerals that are in their proper ionic form.
 
6. 
A nitrogen deficiency in plants is often characterized by what kind of symptom?
  1. The young leaves become yellow.
  2. The young leaves turn orange.
  3. The old leaves turn yellow.
  4. The old leaves turn orange.
7. 
Plants often use the essential element                      as a chemical messenger.
 
8. 
Decomposed plant litter produces a dark colored organic material called                 .
9. 
What happens during the process of nitrogen fixation?



 
10. 
Which statement about mycorrhizae is true?
  1. They spread by way of plant seeds.
  2. They form structures that do not need oxygen.
  3. They increase the surface area of the roots.
  4. They are found only in tropical species of plants.
You need to be a HelpTeaching.com member to access free printables.
Already a member? Log in for access.    |    Go Back To Previous Page