What Do You Know About Lichenology?

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What Do You Know About Lichenology?

What do you know about this aspect of biology? Have you studied it and how deep is your knowledge? Take this quiz to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is a branch of
    • A. 

      Math

    • B. 

      Science

    • C. 

      Mycology

    • D. 

      Art

  • 2. 
    A lichen is the association of an algae and
    • A. 

      Fungus

    • B. 

      Cell

    • C. 

      Tissue

    • D. 

      Organism

  • 3. 
    A lichen is
    • A. 

      Additive

    • B. 

      Symbiosis

    • C. 

      Together

    • D. 

      Parasite

  • 4. 
    One part of a lichen is a microscopic
    • A. 

      Species

    • B. 

      Plant

    • C. 

      Alga

    • D. 

      Organ

  • 5. 
    One part of a lichen is a filamentous
    • A. 

      Fungus

    • B. 

      Bite

    • C. 

      Jar

    • D. 

      Organ

  • 6. 
    Who is the father of lichenology?
    • A. 

      Erik Acharius

    • B. 

      Isaac Newton

    • C. 

      Darius

    • D. 

      Carl

  • 7. 
    Acharius was a student of
    • A. 

      Carl Linnaeus

    • B. 

      Charles Darwin

    • C. 

      Plato

    • D. 

      Socrates

  • 8. 
    Letharia vulpina is known as
    • A. 

      Dig moss

    • B. 

      Fig

    • C. 

      Wolf lichen

    • D. 

      Dog moss

  • 9. 
    Flavoparmelia caperata has leaf-like structures, so it is 
    • A. 

      Foliose

    • B. 

      Figgy

    • C. 

      Plant

    • D. 

      Mossy

  • 10. 
    Caloplaca marina grows like an orange crust coating the rock, so it is
    • A. 

      Fig

    • B. 

      Mossy

    • C. 

      Crustose

    • D. 

      Rocky

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