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Ethnobotany Pre-class Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What is the definition of ethnobotany?   
    • A. 

      The study of the relationship between humans and plants.

    • B. 

      The relationship between trees and herbs

    • C. 

      How people utilize plants and animals

  • 2. 
    Which of the following do people of the Yukon-Kuskokwim (YK) region do with the plant fireweed?
    • A. 

      Gather the young plant to eat in the spring.

    • B. 

      Use the leaves for tea.

    • C. 

      Add it to soups.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following plants do people in the YK region traditionally use for spiritual purification?
    • A. 

      Cloud berry

    • B. 

      Labrador tea

    • C. 

      Sage

    • D. 

      Fireweed

  • 4. 
    For which illness do elders of the YK region recommend drinking the juice of cloud berries?
    • A. 

      Sore throat

    • B. 

      Stomach ache

    • C. 

      Colds

    • D. 

      Aches and pains

  • 5. 
    Ethnobotanical studies are limited to the Yukon Kuskokwim region of Alaska.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of these is NOT part of a flower:
    • A. 

      Pistil

    • B. 

      Sepal

    • C. 

      Lenticle

    • D. 

      Petal

    • E. 

      Calyx

  • 7. 
    Where would you find a plant that's described as a xerophyte?
    • A. 

      A swamp

    • B. 

      A desert

    • C. 

      The ocean

    • D. 

      The tundra

    • E. 

      A forest

  • 8. 
    To which family of plants does grass belong?
    • A. 

      Ranunculaceae

    • B. 

      Violaceae

    • C. 

      Asteraceae

    • D. 

      Poaceae

    • E. 

      Rosaceae

  • 9. 
    What is an herbarium?
    • A. 

      A glass container to grow miniature plants in

    • B. 

      A type of error that's made in measuring plant growth

    • C. 

      A new way of making tea

    • D. 

      A scientific collection of pressed/dried plant specimens

    • E. 

      A benign growth on a tree

  • 10. 
    Which of these terms is NOT involved in plant reproduction?
    • A. 

      Spore

    • B. 

      Taproot

    • C. 

      Gamete

    • D. 

      Seed

    • E. 

      Pollen

  • 11. 
    A fruit develops from which of these structures on a plant?
    • A. 

      Root

    • B. 

      Leaf

    • C. 

      Flower

    • D. 

      Stem

    • E. 

      Stomate

  • 12. 
    If you don't know a plant, which of these will help you identify it?
    • A. 

      Hand lens

    • B. 

      Plant field guide book

    • C. 

      Defining leaf, flower traits

    • D. 

      Being familiar with family traits

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Term matching - Select the term that matches the description:
    • A. plant structure
    • A.
    • B. plant classification
    • B.
    • C. plant alteration of generations
    • C.
    • D. method to survey communities
    • D.
  • 14. 
    Which of these are NOT a useful method of observation in the field?
    • A. 

      Sketching

    • B. 

      Videography

    • C. 

      Note-taking

    • D. 

      Audio recording

    • E. 

      Asking leading questions