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Amazing Trees

written by: eyez2k1ss
 
Trees are integral components of the natural landscape and significant elements of agriculture. Trees have also been important in various ancient mythologies.

Question 1:


Which branch of botany is concerned with the study of trees and woody plants?
Arboretology
Dendrology
Forestology
Topiary

Question 2:


The earliest trees on the planet were a type of ferns and are considered to have appeared in which period of Earth's geological history?
Paleozoic
Precambrian
Cenozoic
Mesozoic

Question 3:


The botanical term "bonsai", deriving from Japanese, refers to which of these?
A type of fertilizer that reduces the size of trees
A technique for miniature growing trees
A region in Japan where miniature trees grow
A species of miniature trees

Question 4:


The baobab, a genus of trees typical for arid areas, is known to be used by Indigenous Australians as a source of water, food and medical remedy. In the 1890s however, a large, hollow baobab located near Derby, Western Australia was adapted for what usage?
Kindergarten
Town hall
Warehouse
Prison

Question 5:


Mark the incorrect statement about sequoias, which are among the largest and oldest trees on the planet.
Sequoias are monoecious trees.
Sequoias can reach up to 150 m (490 ft) in height.
Sequoias can live for more than 2000 years.
Sequoias are evergreen trees.

Question 6:


The Bodhi tree, located near Bodh Gaya in India, is of great importance to the followers of Buddhism, because it is considered to be related to the spiritual teacher, Buddha, in what way?
It is Buddha's birth place.
Buddha found enlightenment under this tree.
Buddha died under this tree.
God Vishnu spoke to him for the first time under this tree.

Question 7:


The General Grant tree in Kings Canyon National Park, USA, the only living object to be declared a "National Shrine", is of what tree species?
Red Pine
White Oak
American Beech
Giant Sequoia

Question 8:


Methuselah, a Great Basin Bristlecone tree located in the Inyo National Forest in California, is remarkable for what reason?
It is the tallest known living organism.
It is the largest living organism.
It is the oldest known living organism.
It is the most publicized living organism.

Question 9:


In the city of Athens, Georgia, USA , there is a White Oak tree with more "rights" than any other tree. What is so special about this tree?
It owns itself.
Touching it is against the law.
It has the right to vote.
It owns a human being.

Question 10:


The Diamond Tree, a giant Karri tree located south of Manjimup, Western Australia, has been of practical use to the natives since 1939, serving as what?
Accommodation for native homeless
Warehouse
Military watch tower
Fire look-out platform

 


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