Humber Avenue Community Allotments

Quizzes

Quiz #1. Questions submitted by Terry Smith.

  1. Who is the patron saint of gardeners, horticulture, florists, brides and brewers?
  2. Which fruit has main varieties slicing, burpless, and pickling?
  3. What is pomology the study of?
  4. What fruit comes in varieties Oro Blanco, Ruby Red, Thompson and Pink?
  5. Which famous 30 acre sculpture garden, created by Charles Jencks, is near Dumfries in Scotland?
  6. What is the national fruit of India, Pakistan, and the Philippines?
  7. Apples, pears, plums, apricots, and peaches are members of what family of flowering plants?
  8. What were brought to Britain from Germany by Sir Charles Isham in 1847?
  9. True or false. Daffodil bulbs can be used in place of onions in many recipes?
  10. Which flowers were once known as gillyflowers?

Quiz #2. Questions submitted by Terry Smith.

  1. The Monkey Puzzle tree originates from which country?
  2. The RHS holds a flower show at Tatton Park in which county?
  3. The death cap is the most poisonous variety of what?
  4. What yellow flowering tree is poisonous?
  5. Rhizomes are a type of what plant?
  6. What herb beginning with A has soothing properties?
  7. Shepherds Purse is a type of what?
  8. A hybrid tea is a type of what?
  9. Butterflies: Red Admiral, ——- White?
  10. A cloche can help protect plants from what?

Quiz #3. Questions submitted by Terry Smith.

  1. Which part of the tree can be used to make cork?
  2. Which grain is used to make semolina?
  3. Which part of a flower becomes the fruit?
  4. What is another name for the rowan tree?
  5. Which herbaceous plant takes its name from the Italian phrase for beautiful women and has toxic foliage and berries?
  6. What cereal must be grown in water?
  7. What is the sacred flower of the Buddhist religion?
  8. The love apple is the original name for what?
  9. Which liquid does a flower produce to attract insects?
  10. Which part of a flowering plant is often used to make oil?