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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?
Topiary
Forestology
Dendrology
Arboretology

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?
Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Precambrian
Mesozoic

Question 3:


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

Question 5:


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

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.
God Vishnu spoke to him for the first time under this tree.
Buddha found enlightenment under this tree.
Buddha died 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
American Beech
White Oak
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 oldest known living organism.
It is the most publicized living organism.
It is the tallest known living organism.
It is the largest 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 has the right to vote.
It owns a human being.
It owns itself.
Touching it is against the law.

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?
Fire look-out platform
Military watch tower
Accommodation for native homeless
Warehouse

 


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