Quiz About Plant Arithmetic

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Quiz About Plant Arithmetic

As strange as it may sound, plant arithmetic is defined as a form of plant recognition, which involves the plants performing arithmetic operations. It is also known as number sense in plants. So, are you ready to try our quiz about this subject? Find out now by attempting our small quiz test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How does the Venus Flytrap proceeds in counting?
    • A. 

      It counts to two and five in order to trap and digest its prey

    • B. 

      It counts to two in order to trap and digest its prey

    • C. 

      It counts to five in order to trap and digest its prey

    • D. 

      It counts to two and five in order to grow

  • 2. 
    What does the Arabidopsis Thaliana arithmetic consists of?
    • A. 

      Performing a subtraction in order to control starch use at night

    • B. 

      Performing an addition in order to control starch use at night

    • C. 

      Performing a division in order to control starch use at night

    • D. 

      Performing a division in order to control protein use at night

  • 3. 
    What is a number sense?
    • A. 

      It refers to an intuitive understanding of numbers and how they are affected by an operation

    • B. 

      It refers to an intuitive understanding of numbers, their magnitude, relationships, and how they are affected by an operation.

    • C. 

      It refers to an intuitive understanding of numbers, their magnitude, and how they are affected by an operation.

    • D. 

      It refers to an intuitive understanding of symbols, their magnitude, relationships, and how they are affected by an operation.

  • 4. 
    What are the species that have been observed to also have number sense, other than plants?
    • A. 

      Birds

    • B. 

      Reptiles

    • C. 

      Seafood

    • D. 

      Fish and primates

  • 5. 
    What is called convergent evolution?
    • A. 

      It is the independent evolution of similar features in species

    • B. 

      It is the dependent evolution of similar features in species of different lineages

    • C. 

      It is the independent evolution of similar features in species of different lineages

    • D. 

      It is the independent evolution of different features in species of similar lineages

  • 6. 
    Who was Clever Hans?
    • A. 

      A plant that was known to have been able to perform arithmetic

    • B. 

      A tree that was known to have been able to perform arithmetic

    • C. 

      A horse that was known to have been able to perform arithmetic

    • D. 

      A mouse that was known to have been able to perform arithmetic

  • 7. 
    What species of fish, other than certain plants, are said to have an approximate number system?
    • A. 

      Guppies, green swordtails, and mosquitofish

    • B. 

      Tilapias

    • C. 

      Piranha

    • D. 

      Dolphins

  • 8. 
    What's the other name for parallel individuation system? 
    • A. 

      Tracking system

    • B. 

      Number tracking system

    • C. 

      Object tracking system

    • D. 

      Plant tracking system

  • 9. 
    What other animals , apart from plants, are said to have a number sense?
    • A. 

      Chimpanzees, monkeys, dogs, birds, and rats

    • B. 

      Cats

    • C. 

      Bears

    • D. 

      Snakes and bears

  • 10. 
    What is plant cognition?
    • A. 

      It is the study of the mental capacities of branches

    • B. 

      It is the study of the mental capacities of grains

    • C. 

      It is the study of the mental capacities of crops

    • D. 

      It is the study of the mental capacities of plants