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Plants are extraordinary living things. Although they seem simple, they are actually, in some ways, more complicated than us.

For instance, a whole new plant can be grown from just a single leaf. No animal can accomplish that! The way that plants distribute their seeds is amazing too. Plants can shoot seeds from their pods, send them flying on the wind, or grow spines that attach seeds to animals’ fur, spreading new generations everywhere.

Plants are also amazingly adaptable, finding ways to grow even in impossible environments, both hot and cold. Plants manufacture their own food from sunlight, absorb nutrients from the ground, and fool insects into spreading their pollen. Truly, they are some of nature’s finest creations.

Did you understand the text?

Please answer the following questions of understanding:

Question 1:
Plants are ____, because they can grow in any environment.
1 Adaptable
2 Predictable
3 Easy
4 Despicable
Question 2:
A single leaf can ____
1 Fly on the wind
2 Grow into a whole new plant
3 Spread pollen
4 Explode
Question 3:
Although plants seem simple, they are really _____
1 Concrete
2 Complicated
3 Impossible
4 Feisty
Question 4:
Plants can spread their seeds by_______
1 Mailing them
2 Destroying them
3 Attaching them to animal’s fur
4 Using insects
Question 5:
How do plants manufacture their own food?
1 From water
2 From sunlight
3 From other plants
4 From the kitchen