Can You Identify These Plants And Fruits Based On Their Scientific Names?

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Play this informative yet exciting quiz and see if you can identify plants and fruits based on their scientific names. Do you know what the scientific name of the Banana is? Which fruit is rich in citric acid? Get answers to all this and much more in this scientific name quiz. If you find the quiz informative and learn something new, do share it with your friends. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    It is a tropical plant with the scientific name Musa paradisiaca. Identify the plant.

    • A.

      Mango

    • B.

      Banana

    • C.

      Apple

    • D.

      Rose

    Correct Answer
    B. Banana
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Banana because it is a tropical plant with the scientific name Musa paradisiaca. Mango, Apple, and Rose are not tropical plants and do not have the scientific name Musa paradisiaca.

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  • 2. 

    It is often given to express love; Its scientific name is Rosa rubiginosa. Identify the plant.

    • A.

      Apple

    • B.

      Lotus

    • C.

      Rose

    • D.

      Tulip

    Correct Answer
    C. Rose
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Rose because it is often given to express love, which is a well-known association with roses. Additionally, the scientific name Rosa rubiginosa further confirms that the plant in question is a rose.

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  • 3. 

    Malus domestica is the scientific name of

    • A.

      Banana

    • B.

      Apple

    • C.

      Mango

    • D.

      Guava

    Correct Answer
    B. Apple
    Explanation
    Malus domestica is the scientific name for Apple.

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  • 4. 

    This plant usually grows in marshy areas, and its scientific name is Nelumbo nucifera. Identify the plant.

    • A.

      Tulip

    • B.

      Daisy

    • C.

      Sunflower

    • D.

      Lotus

    Correct Answer
    D. Lotus
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Lotus. The question provides information about the plant's habitat, stating that it usually grows in marshy areas. It also mentions the scientific name of the plant, which is Nelumbo nucifera. Based on these details, we can identify the plant as Lotus, as it is known for growing in marshy environments and its scientific name matches Nelumbo nucifera.

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  • 5. 

    Gossypium herbaceum is the scientific name of

    • A.

      Hibiscus

    • B.

      Sunflower

    • C.

      Mallow

    • D.

      Cotton

    Correct Answer
    D. Cotton
    Explanation
    Gossypium herbaceum is the scientific name for cotton. Cotton is a soft, fluffy fiber that is commonly used to make textiles and clothing. It is a plant that belongs to the genus Gossypium and the species herbaceum. Cotton plants are known for their white or yellow flowers, and their fibers are used to produce a wide range of products, including clothing, bedding, and medical supplies.

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  • 6. 

    Zingiber officinale is a scientific name of 

    • A.

      Potato

    • B.

      Tomato

    • C.

      Ginger

    • D.

      Carrot

    Correct Answer
    C. Ginger
    Explanation
    Zingiber officinale is the scientific name of ginger. This is the correct answer because Zingiber officinale is the accepted binomial name for the ginger plant. It is a flowering plant that is widely used as a spice and for its medicinal properties. Ginger has a distinct flavor and aroma, and it is commonly used in cooking and herbal remedies.

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  • 7. 

    It is neither pine nor apple; its scientific name is Ananas comosus. Identify the plant.

    • A.

      Guava

    • B.

      Apple

    • C.

      Pineapple

    • D.

      Watermelon 

    Correct Answer
    C. Pineapple
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pineapple because the question states that the plant is neither pine nor apple, and its scientific name is Ananas comosus, which is the scientific name for pineapple.

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  • 8. 

    Triticum aestivum is a scientific name of

    • A.

      Wheat

    • B.

      Maize

    • C.

      Mango

    • D.

      Potato

    Correct Answer
    A. Wheat
    Explanation
    Triticum aestivum is the scientific name for wheat. This means that when scientists refer to Triticum aestivum, they are specifically referring to the plant species commonly known as wheat.

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  • 9. 

    It is red in color and rich in Vitamin C; its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum

    • A.

      Onion

    • B.

      Cabbage

    • C.

      Potatato

    • D.

      Tomato

    Correct Answer
    D. Tomato
    Explanation
    Tomato is the correct answer because it is red in color and rich in Vitamin C. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum. The other options, onion, cabbage, and potato, do not match the given description.

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  • 10. 

    It is rich in citric acid, and its scientific name is Citrus aurantium. Identify the fruit.

    • A.

      Apple

    • B.

      Orange

    • C.

      Mango

    • D.

      Grapes

    Correct Answer
    B. Orange
    Explanation
    The fruit being described in the question is rich in citric acid and has a scientific name of Citrus aurantium. This matches the characteristics of an orange, as oranges are known for their high citric acid content and their scientific name is indeed Citrus aurantium. Therefore, the correct answer is orange.

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