Worksheet: Water Transportation in Plants

In this worksheet, we will practice describing the way in which water is transported within plants.

Q1:

Roots help absorb water and nutrients from the ground. What other job do roots do to help plants survive?

  • ARoots help plants make fruit.
  • BRoots help plants make food.
  • CRoots help plants reproduce.
  • DRoots hold plants in the ground.

Q2:

Flowering plants have stems to transport nutrients and water. Which part of a tree is used to transport water?

  • AThe leaf
  • BThe branch
  • CThe bark
  • DThe trunk

Q3:

Which of these investigations would allow us to test whether plants with more leaves use more water?

  • AWe place plants with different numbers of leaves in colored water and measure how much water they use.
  • BWe place plants with different numbers of leaves in colored water and observe the color of their leaves.
  • CWe place plants with the same number of leaves in colored water and observe the color of their leaves.
  • DWe place plants with the same number of leaves in colored water and measure how much water they use.

Q4:

A dye was transported to a flower in an experiment. Which other part of the plant was the colored water transported to?

  • AThe roots
  • BThe flower
  • CThe leaf
  • DThe stem

Q5:

Which part of a plant helps transport water to the leaves and the flower?

  • AFlower
  • BStem
  • CLeaf
  • DRoots

Q6:

Roots help absorb water from the soil. Pick another thing that plants need to absorb from the soil.

  • AWater
  • BOxygen
  • CNutrients

Q7:

Which part of the carnation plant helps absorb water from the ground?

  • AStem
  • BRoots
  • CFlower
  • DLeaf

Q8:

Some plants have fibrous roots and others have taproots. Taproots allow a plant to anchor firmly in the ground and draw up water from the soil.

Fibrous roots are thin and branch-like. Which of the plants shown below have taproots?

  • ACarrot, radish, and onion
  • BBeetroot, radish, and carrot
  • CRadish and beetroot
  • DOnion, beetroot, radish, and carrot

Q9:

The diagram shows a model of a stem.

The stem contains cells called xylem which form a continuous tube from the leaf to the roots of the plant.

Why did the student use drinking straws to make the model?

  • ATo show the color of the xylem
  • BTo show that xylem cells act like straws and suck up the water
  • CTo show the different parts of the stem

Q10:

Michael’s class have observed what happens when you place white carnations in a glass of colored dye. Choose the statement that describes how the dye traveled to the flower.

  • AThe dye is transported through the leaf to the flower.
  • BThe dye is transported through the stem to the flower.
  • CThe dye is transported through the roots to the flower.

Q11:

What word is used to describe how water is evaporated in plants?

  • AEvaporation
  • BTranspiration
  • CAbsorption
  • DTransportation

Q12:

When a plant cannot hold any more water, it is released from the leaves through the stomata.

Does a plant with more leaves use more water?

  • AYes
  • BNo

Q13:

What name is given to plants that have a stem?

Plant stems-72 ppi
  • ANonvascular
  • BVascular
  • CInvertebrates
  • DVertebrates

Q14:

What name is given to the tube-shaped cells inside the plant that transport water?

Tube-shaped cells inside the plant
  • AXylem
  • BStomata
  • CStem
  • DVeins

Q15:

Which part of a plant is responsible for transporting water and nutrients?

  • AFlower
  • BStigma
  • CLeaf
  • DStem

Q16:

Which part of the leaf opens and closes to allow water to be released?

  • AXylem
  • BStomata
  • CVeins
  • DStigma

Q17:

Water is lost through special cells in the leaves of plants called stomata.

What name is given to this process of evaporation in plants?

  • ATranspiration
  • BTransportation
  • CCondensation
  • DEvaporation

Q18:

A celery plant was put in a container of colored water. After some time, the stem and the leaves changed color.

Celery plant - 72 ppi

What does this tell us about how water is transported in the celery plant?

  • AWater travels from the leaves down the stem to the container.
  • BWater travels from the container up the stem to the leaves.
  • CWater travels from the container down the stem to the leaves.

Nagwa uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Learn more about our Privacy Policy.