Herbalism--quiz 1

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Herbalism Quizzes & Trivia

This is the first test of a series of three for the Herbalism mini-study. This test covers your basic knowledge of safety precautions, preparation techniques, and measurements. Please take this quiz first.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Always throughly research any herbs you are planning on using.

    • B. 

      Know any and all side effects that an herb may cause.

    • C. 

      Label jars and bottles immediately.

    • D. 

      Study and know by sight all parts of an herb.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 2. 
    Herbs should always be used fresh or _____ __________.
  • 3. 
    The best containers for storing dried herbs are?
    • A. 

      Clear glass

    • B. 

      Dark opaque glass jars and ceramic canisters

    • C. 

      Small plastic containers

    • D. 

      Any of the above

  • 4. 
    Why is it important to be able to identify an herb 100% correctly?
    • A. 

      Because you may pick the wrong one

    • B. 

      Because many plants have deadly look-alikes

    • C. 

      Because some herbs are not good for anything

    • D. 

      So that you have a pleasing effect in your garden

  • 5. 
    True or false: It is very important that you get your herbs from a reputable dealer or grow them yourself ?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is equal to 1 dram?
    • A. 

      2 tbsp. (1 fl. oz.)

    • B. 

      1 tbsp. (1/2 fl. oz.)

    • C. 

      1/2 tbsp. (1/4 fl. oz.)

    • D. 

      1/2 tsp. + 1/8 tsp. (1/8 fl. oz.)

    • E. 

      1 tbsp. + 1/2 tsp. (3/4 fl. oz.)

  • 7. 
    Which of the following herbal preparations ARE edible? Choose all correct answers.
    • A. 

      Decoction

    • B. 

      Infusion

    • C. 

      Enfleurage

    • D. 

      Tincture

    • E. 

      Liniment

  • 8. 
    True or false: Fresh herbs can be stored by BOTH freezing and drying?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False