Biodiversity Makes Our World And Makes Our Garden Grow

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Biodiversity Makes Our World And Makes Our Garden Grow - Quiz

May 22nd is the International Day of Biodiversity. Help celebrate and learn how you can contribute through growing great gardens.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many varieties  (cultivars) of apple are there in the  world?  
    • A. 

      Approximately 500

    • B. 

      Approximately 2,100

    • C. 

      Approximately 3,500

    • D. 

      Approximatley 7,500

  • 2. 
    What green vegetable grows well outside the greenhouse in NWT?
    • A. 

      Cucumber

    • B. 

      Spinach

    • C. 

      Squash

    • D. 

      Green Peppers

  • 3. 
    What vegetable is kale related to?
    • A. 

      Broccoli

    • B. 

      Cabbage

    • C. 

      Collard Greens

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    From seed to tomato - how many days does it take to grow?
    • A. 

      7-14 days

    • B. 

      15-30 days

    • C. 

      30-40 days

    • D. 

      50 days or longer

  • 5. 
    Globally there are 250 species  of bumble bees. How  many species are buzzing in the NWT? (photo credit : http://bugguide.net/node/view/443318)  
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      43

    • D. 

      55

  • 6. 
    Cristina Sulphur is bright, yellow-coloured butterfly found in the NWT. What is true about the butterfly? (photo credit: B Fournier)
    • A. 

      Cristina Sulphur stays in the NWT the whole winter.

    • B. 

      Cristina Sulphur’s status rank is “At risk”.

    • C. 

      Cristina Sulphur emigrates to southern Canada every autumn

    • D. 

      Christina Sulphur emigrates to northern Russia every autumn

  • 7. 
    Rat root is an important  medicinal plant and is a popular food for muskrat. What is rat root used for in traditional medicine?
    • A. 

      Colds

    • B. 

      Heel wounds

    • C. 

      Sunburn

    • D. 

      Blisters

  • 8. 
    What is the official flower of the NWT?
    • A. 

      Fire weed (Epilobium angustifolium)

    • B. 

      Purple Saxifraga (Saxifraga oppositifolia)

    • C. 

      Mountain Avens (Dryas octopetala)

    • D. 

      Common Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

  • 9. 
    What berry does not grow in NWT?
    • A. 

      Cloudberry

    • B. 

      Barberry

    • C. 

      Elderberry

    • D. 

      Saskatoon berry

  • 10. 
    GNWT’s Small Scale Foods Program is part of the Growing Forward Agreement. This 5-year agreement was signed by GNWT and the Government of Canada to build a vibrant and sustainable agriculture sector. Who is leading this initiative?
    • A. 

      MACA

    • B. 

      ITI

    • C. 

      ENR

    • D. 

      HSS

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