1. Why do plants often reduce the surface area of their leaves?
- To reduce water loss.
- To fit in with the other plants around them.
- Because it looks cool.
- To reduce heat loss.
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2. Which is an example of a living factor affecting the environment the animal lives in?
- Black smoker bacteria live in deep ocean vents at temperatures of well over 100° Celsius.
- Salmon can only live in waters with lots of dissolved oxygen.
- Koala bears are only found where Eucalyptus trees grow.
- Mangroves are trees that have roots covered by salty water.
3. Venus flytrap survive by trapping flies and digesting them. Why?
- Because it lives by its name. It is called a flytrap, therefore it finds it rude to not trap flies.
- Because the grow in bogs, which has soil with very few nutrients.
- Because they are adapted to only digest flies and cannot photosynthesise.
- Because they do not have a structure similar to other plants, and cannot produce their own food. Therefore, to survive, it eats flies.
4. How do plants loose water from their leaves?
- The sun heats the leaves of the plant allowing water to be evaporated every time the plant inhales carbon dioxide.
- The stomata in the leaves allow water loss through evaporation every time they open for respiration.
- The chlorophyll allows evaporation to take place during photosynthesis.
5. In which parts can a plant store its water?
- The ground they reside in