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Quiz I

  1. What name is given to the pollen-producing reproductive organ of a flower composed of an anther and filament?


  2. Which small flower, usually with 5 blue or purple petals, is associated with freemasonary and has the scientific name Myosotis?
  3. What is the common name for any of the plants that fall into the genus Narcissus?
  4. What flower did the Victorians call a gilliflower?
  5. Saffron comes from which type of flower?
  6. The largest horticultural campaign in the U.K. is called 'RHS Britain in ...' what?
  7. What does the term perennial mean?
  8. Which flower inspired the William Wordsworth poem 'I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud'?
  9. Which poisonous, sweetly scented woodland flowering plant with bell-shape florets dangling from a thin stem has the scientific name Convallaria majalis?
  10. Dianthus barbatus gets its common name from a story about young lovers separated by the sea; how do we better know this flower?
  11. Which flower is often called the 'winter rose' or 'Christmas rose'?
  12. Which flower is sometimes called the sword lily?
  13. The anniversary of which prime ministers death is commemorated in the U.K. as Primrose Day?
  14. The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is held in which month of the year? And what is the show's fromal name?
  15. Which blue flower of the genus Veronica is also the name of the ship which was to accompany the Mayflower with the Pilgrim Fathers?

Answers:

  1. Stamen



  2. Forget-me-nots
  3. Daffodils
  4. Carnation
  5. Crocus
  6. Bloom
  7. A plant that lives for more than 2 years (accept lives for a long time)
  8. Daffodils
  9. Lily of the Valley
  10. Sweet William
  11. Hellebore
  12. Gladiolus
  13. Benjamin Disraeli
  14. May. It's formal name is the Great Spring Show.
  15. Speedwell



Quiz Questions II

  1. Old Man’s Beard and Traveller’s Joy are names for a variety of which flower?
  2. Which flower was once more costly than gold and has bulbs which can replace onions in some recipes?
  3. Can you identify the popular garden flower below that's often pollunted by hummingbirds?


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    Question 3 - Popular garden flower?

  5. Which daisy like flower, the national flower of Mexico, gets its name from an 18th century Swedish Botanist?
  6. Which flower according to legend bloomed everywhere that lord Buddha walked; these days its seeds can be eaten raw and its stamens dried to produce fragrant teas?
  7. Where is the London venue for the largest flower show in the world (it's held in early July by the Royal Horticultural Society)?
  8. Which popular Christmas plant with red flowers gets its common name from the first American Minister to Mexico?
  9. The fleur-de-lis is what type of flower?
  10. Which family of flowering plants, with between 22,000 and 26,000 species, include the variety Lady's Slipper?
  11. What name is given to the Japanese art of flower arranging?
  12. Which flower had been known under various names but was named Galanthus in 1753?


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    Question 11 - The flower Galanthus?

  14. Lathyrus odoratus is a flowering plant used in early experiments in genetics, by what name is this flower better known?
  15. What is the more common name for Helianthus?
  16. Azaleas are flowering shrubs in which genus?
  17. Which authors wrote the following books with flowery titles: (a)The Secret Garden, (b)The Chrysanthemums, and (c)Daisy-Head Mayzie?

Answers:

  1. Clematis





  2. Tulips
  3. Fuchsia
  4. Dahlia
  5. Lotus
  6. Hampton Court Palace
  7. Pointsettia
  8. Lily
  9. Orchids
  10. Ikebana
  11. Snowdrop
  12. Sweet pea
  13. Sunflower
  14. Rhododendron
  15. (a)Frances Hodgson Burnett, (b)John Steinbeck, and (c)Dr. Suess (his last book official book)

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