Culinary Herbs - Qp2

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Culinary Herbs Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Culinary herbs are generally very hardy plants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    All herbs tolerate damp spots, survive frost, and grow in infertile soils.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Soil structure usually changes from the surface of the soil as you move deeper down into the earth. Surface soil usually contains less organic matter than deeper soil.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    ______ fertilizers are applied to plants in the order to stimulate green/vegetative growth.
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Phosphorus

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Hydrogen

  • 5. 
    Soils in dry areas usually have good reserves of potassium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Magnesium occurs in the structure of leaves and roots and in actively growing stem and root tips.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Iron is the only minor element, which commonly causes problems in horticulture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Parasitic problems include:  (Select four)
    • A. 

      Fungi

    • B. 

      Hail

    • C. 

      Frost

    • D. 

      Insects

    • E. 

      Plants

    • F. 

      Animals

    • G. 

      Soil

  • 9. 
    Plants should be staked if they are likely to fall over.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Deciduous trees are usually planted in early summer, because it is at this time of year that these trees are released to the nurseries for sale.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Pruning involves cutting off parts of a plant for one or several of the following reasons:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      Conserves soil moisture

    • B. 

      To remove dead or diseased wood which could affect other parts of the plant

    • C. 

      To exercise control over the type of growth which occurs

    • D. 

      Can promote earthworms.

    • E. 

      To control the size and/or shape of the plant

  • 12. 
    All plants need water to grow, and to survive.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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