Past Questions - Whole course

1.    Discuss the relative dominance of the gametophyte generation in the major plant groups.

2.    Compare the gametophytes of Ulva, Marchantia, and Pinus. Comment on any trends observed.

3.    Explain why flowers are considered to be spore-bearing organs.

4    Explain the term "alternation of generations", using examples from the algae, ferns and flowering plants.

5.    Write on THREE of the following:-
        (i)    elaters
        (ii)    plants of the Carboniferous
        (iii)    blue-greens
        (iv)    Lichens

6.    Write on both of the following:-
        (i)    the role of water in elater function and fern sporangial opening
        (ii)    heterospory
 
7.    Compare the processes of gamete production and fertilisation in algae, ferns and flowering plants.

8.    Compare the gametophyte generation of algae, bryophytes, ferns and flowering plants.

9.    Discuss the relative dominance of the gametophyte generation in the major plant groups.

10.    How is dispersal achieved in the five major plant groups?