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Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

Pollen is produced in the:

  1. Filament
  2. Style
  3. Pistil
  4. Anther

Reproductive whorls of a flower are:

  1. Stamens and carpels
  2. Sepals and petals
  3. Sepals and stamens
  4. Petals and carpels

 Grafting is a method of:

  1. Artificial vegetative propagation
  2. Sexual reproduction
  3. Artificial pollination
  4. Cross-pollination

Which one of the following is a false fruit ?

  1. Tomato
  2. Apple
  3. Potato
  4. Pea

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

Write two ways in which pollination may occur in plants.

Name the three agents of pollination.

Give two features of flowers which favour pollination by insects.

Name two characteristics of flowers in which pollination occur by wind.

What is a “false fruit” ? Give one example:

Name any three agencies for dispersal of seeds.

Fill in the blank by selecting suitable word:(unisexual, fertilisation, fruit, stamen, anther, bisexual, pollination, seed, ovary)
A flower that bears both the male and the female parts is known as __________ flower.

Fill in the blank by selecting suitable word:
(unisexual, fertilisation, fruit, stamen, anther, bisexual, pollination, seed, ovary)

A flower bearing only male or female parts is known as __________ flower.

Fill in the blank by selecting suitable word:
(unisexual, fertilisation, fruit, stamen, anther, bisexual, pollination, seed, ovary)

Fusion of male cell with the female cell is called ___________.

Fill in the blank by selecting suitable word:
(unisexual, fertilisation, fruit, stamen, anther, bisexual, pollination, seed, ovary)

The ovule develops into a ______.

Fill in the blank by selecting suitable word:
(unisexual, fertilisation, fruit, stamen, anther, bisexual, pollination, seed, ovary)

The ovary of the flower develops into a _______.

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

What is vegetative reproduction?

Briefly explain why a gardener prefers to grow certain plants vegetatively?

Why is it disadvantageous to grow plants vegetatively?

What is meant by pollination?

Explain the structure of germinating pollen grain with the help of a labelled diagram.

Imagine all the seeds produced by a plant happen to fall under the same plant and sprout into new plants. Mention any two problems that will be faced by the new plants. –

What is a flower ? Draw a neat labelled diagram showing the L.S. of a typical flower.

Write a short note on Micro propagation.

Write a short note on Bryophyllum.

Write a short note on Vegetative reproduction.

Write a short note on Grafting.

How artificial pollination is useful to plant breeders ? Discuss briefly.

With the help of suitable diagram, describe Binary fission in plants.

With the help of suitable diagram, describe Budding in yeast cell.

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

The common method of reproduction in bacteria is

  1. budding
  2. fragmentation
  3. binary fission
  4. all the above

Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

Budding is commonly seen in

  1. yeast
  2. grasses
  3. Amoeba
  4. Spirogyra

Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

Reproduction or propagation by stem is common in

  1. begonia
  2. potato
  3. sweet potato
  4. Bryophyllum

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

Fill in the blank:

Budding is a kind of _________ reproduction.

Fill in the blank:

The amount of cytoplasm in the parent cell is _____ than the amount in the bud.

 

Fill in the blank:

Yeast cells reproduce by ________.

Fill in the blank:

Amoeba reproduces by _________.

Fill in the blank:

Binary fission produces cells of ________ size.

Fill in the blank:

Budding produces cells of __________ size.

Fill in the blank:

Fungi, ferns and mosses reproduce by ____________________.

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

State whether the following statement IS true (T) or false (F):

Asexual reproduction is more common than the sexual reproduction.

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

Producing life is called respiration.

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

Dogs and cats reproduce from two parents.

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

Bacteria and yeast reproduce by sexual reproduction.

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

Reproduction by spores is a method of asexual reproduction.

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

A potato tuber is really an underground stem.

 

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

A whole new plant can grow from the eye of a tuber.

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

Cutting and grafting are natural means of reproduction.

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

Most organisms have the capacity of regeneration in some or the other way.

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

Find the odd-one out, giving reason.

Gamete, budding, fragmentation, regeneration.

Find the odd-one out, giving reason.

Cutting, grafting, layering, binary fission.

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

Differentiate between the following:

Binary fission and budding

Differentiate between the following:

Cutting and grafting

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

Define the following:

Grafting

Define the following:

Vegetative reproduction

Define the following:

Binary fission

Define the following:

Tissue culture

Define the following:

Budding

Define the following:

Regeneration

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

Mention the common method of reproduction in Bacteria.

Mention the common method of reproduction in Yeast.

 

Mention the common method of reproduction in Spirogyra.

Mention the common method of reproduction in Mucor.

Mention the common method of reproduction in Mosses.

Mention the common method of reproduction in Ferns.

Mention the common method of reproduction in Dahlia.

Mention the common method of reproduction in Potato.

Mention the common method of reproduction in Ginger.

Mention the common method of reproduction in Gladiolus.

Mention the common method of reproduction in Strawberry.

Mention the common method of reproduction in Rose.

 

Mention the common method of reproduction in Jasmine.

Mention the common method of reproduction in Mango.

Mention the common method of reproduction in Bougainvillea.

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

Why is reproduction necessary for living organisms?

Describe the advantages of vegetative reproduction.

Describe the various methods of vegetative reproduction.

Explain the process of binary fission in bacteria.

Explain the process of budding in Hydra.

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

Unisexual flowers are found in

  1. mulberry
  2. mustard
  3. pea
  4. sunflower

Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

The male gamete is present inside the which germinates.

  1. the style
  2. the stigma
  3. the anther
  4. the ovary

Multiple choice question. Tick (✓) the correct choice:

High-yielding seeds can be produced by

  1. self-pollination
  2. cross pollination
  3. artificial pollination
  4. all the above methods

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

Fill in the blank:

Male sex cells in plants are called _________.

Fill in the blanks:

The two kinds of pollination are __________ and __________.

Fill in the blanks:

A carpel consists of ________ , ________ and ________.

Fill in the blanks:

A stamen consists of ______ and ________.

Fill in the blank:

Seeds are formed from________.

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

Stamens make egg cells.

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

A fertilised egg becomes a seed.

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

Flowers which possess stamens and carpel are called unisexual.

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

Insect-pollinated flowers are brightly coloured.

 

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

Wind-pollinated flowers produce pollen grains in large quantity.

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

The plumule of an embryo gives rise to the root system.

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

Find the odd-one out, giving reason:

Ovary, style, pollen grain, stigma

Find the odd-one out, giving reason:

Anther, pollen grain, ovule male gamete

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

Differentiate between the following:

Asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction.

Differentiate between the following:

Self pollination and cross pollination.

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

Define the term Gamete.

Define the term Pollinating.

Define the Zygote.

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

Mention the function of Flower.

Mention the function of Ovary.

Mention the function of Anther.

Mention the function of Stigma.

Mention the function of Seeds.

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants solutions [Page 0]

Can a unisexual flower be self pollinated?

What are the male and female gametes in a flowering plant?

What part is played by stamens and carpels in reproduction?

Write a brief note on artificial pollination.

Draw a labelled diagram of a bisexual flower.

Chapter 2: Reproduction in Plants

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Concepts covered in Class 8 Biology chapter 2 Reproduction in Plants are Concept of Asexual Reproduction, Sexual Reproduction in Plants -review of Parts of a Typical Flower, Sexual Reproduction in Plants - Pollination: Self and Cross, Agents of Pollination, Characteristics of Flowers of Each Kind, Fertilization Process in Brief by Flow Chart, Mention of Artificial Pollination, Reproductions in Plants Questions.

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