Nutrition in plants Worksheet-6

Nutrition in plants Worksheet-6


Multiple-Choice Questions:

  1. Which of the following is the ultimate source of energy for all living organisms?

(A) Food              (B) Milk                (C) Sun                 (D) Electricity


  1. Which of the following grow into a new fungi plant?

(A) Seeds             (B) Spores           (C) Pollen             (D) None of these


  1. Mushroom get its food:

(A) From dead and decaying plants

(B) From photosynthesis

(C) By eating small insects which come near it

(D) From the water we pour near it


  1. The bacteria present in root nodules of leguminous plants that fixes the atmospheric nitrogen is :

(A) Rhizobium

(B) Blue-green algae    

(C) Nitrifying bacteria

(D) Paramaecium


  1. Which of the following is a carnivor­ous plant?

(A) C:\Documents and Settings\rupal\Desktop\NEW\IMAGES\MICRO ORGANISM\SUNDEW-1.jpg                 (B)

(C)                                  (D) C:\Documents and Settings\rupal\Desktop\NEW\IMAGES\MICRO ORGANISM\mould.jpg


True/False Questions:

  1. Algae can’t prepare their own food.
  2. Pitcher plant is a saprophyte.
  3. Cuscuta lacks chlorophyll.
  4. Solar energy is stored by the leaves.


Fill in the blanks:

  1. Carbohydrates are made up of carbon, hydrogen & _____.


Miscellaneous Questions:


Leaves make their own food by the process of ____ (1) ___. This experiment demonstrates the presence of starch in a leaf. The leaf is placed in the ___ (2) ___ for 10 minutes. Then ____ (3) ____ is added to it. Allow the solution to boil for about a minute until all the colour disappears from the leaf. The leaf is removed from the ethanol. It is kept back in the _____ (4) ____ to soften for 10 seconds. The leaf is spread on a white tile and ____ (5) ____ is used to test starch.  A ____ (6) ___ indicates the presence of starch is present.


Answer Key:

  1. (C)
  2. (B)
  3. (A)
  4. (A)
  5. (A)

True/False Questions:

  1. False
  2. False
  3. True
  4. True

Fill in the blanks:

  1. Oxygen

Miscellaneous Questions:

  1. Photosynthesis
  2. Boiling water
  3. Ethanol
  4. Hot water
  5. Iodine solution
  6. Blue-black