Jesup FFA Floriculture Test II

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Example Floriculture CDE general knowledge test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the leaves that five poinsettias their color?
    • A. 

      Pinched

    • B. 

      Bracts

    • C. 

      Breaks

    • D. 

      Sleeves

  • 2. 
    The most popular cut flower sold in the U.S. is the _____________.
    • A. 

      Rose

    • B. 

      Carnation

    • C. 

      Chrysanthemum (mum)

    • D. 

      Daisy

  • 3. 
    Fertilizer for mums should be high in ____________.
    • A. 

      Vitamins and minerals

    • B. 

      Nitrogen and potash

    • C. 

      Nitrogen and phosphorus

    • D. 

      Minerals and phosphorus

  • 4. 
    The number of days to flowering time for Easter lilies is influenced by ___________.
    • A. 

      Warm treatment of bulbs

    • B. 

      Cold treatment of bulbs

    • C. 

      Moist treatment of bulbs

    • D. 

      Dry treatment of bulbs

  • 5. 
    The average soil mixture contains what percentage of air, water, minerals, and organic materials?
    • A. 

      45 percent air, 5 percent water, 25 percent mineral matter, 25 percent organic matter

    • B. 

      50 percent air, 15 percent water, 10 percent mineral matter, 25 percent organic material

    • C. 

      5 percent air, 10 percent water, 50 percent mineral matter, 25 percent organic material

    • D. 

      25 percent air, 25 percent water, 45 percent mineral matter, 5 percent organic material

  • 6. 
    To sterilize terrarium soil, it should be placed in an oven at ___________.
    • A. 

      165*F for 30 minutes

    • B. 

      170*F for 20 minutes

    • C. 

      180*F for 30 minutes

    • D. 

      190*F for 20 minutes

  • 7. 
    The best type of metal wire to use when shaping a bonsai tree is ____________.
    • A. 

      Lead

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Galvanized

    • D. 

      Gold

  • 8. 
    About how many yeards of ribbon are used to make a pinch bow?
    • A. 

      3 yards

    • B. 

      4 yards

    • C. 

      5 yards

    • D. 

      6 yards

  • 9. 
    The general rule-of-thumb for floral designs is that an arrangement should be at least __________.
    • A. 

      1 to 3 times height or width

    • B. 

      1 to 2 times height or width

    • C. 

      1 1/2 to 2 times height or width

    • D. 

      2 ot 3 times height or width

  • 10. 
    In a floral design, an arrangement that has enough visual weight on each side of its axis, so it looks good standing alone, demonstrates __________.
    • A. 

      Balance

    • B. 

      Equality

    • C. 

      Sameness

    • D. 

      Style

  • 11. 
    A single flower or small bouquet worn by a man is called a __________.
    • A. 

      Corsage

    • B. 

      Nosegay

    • C. 

      Arrangement

    • D. 

      Boutonniere

  • 12. 
    What tool is used to cut the bloom when a feathered carnation corsage is made?
    • A. 

      Wire cutters

    • B. 

      Florist knife

    • C. 

      Scissors

    • D. 

      Pliers

  • 13. 
    Moisture lost from leaves.
    • A. 

      Wardian case

    • B. 

      Transpiration

    • C. 

      Sphagnum moss

    • D. 

      Drainage

  • 14. 
    Allows movement of excess water through root area.
    • A. 

      Wardian case

    • B. 

      Transpiration

    • C. 

      Sphagnum moss

    • D. 

      Drainage

  • 15. 
    Early form of terrarium.
    • A. 

      Wardian case

    • B. 

      Transpiration

    • C. 

      Sphagnum moss

    • D. 

      Drainage

  • 16. 
    Prevents soil from seeping into drainage material.
    • A. 

      Wardian case

    • B. 

      Transpiration

    • C. 

      Sphagnum moss

    • D. 

      Drainage

  • 17. 
    Creates continuity in shapes, colors, and textures.
    • A. 

      Accent

    • B. 

      Harmony

    • C. 

      Repetition

    • D. 

      Scale

    • E. 

      Rhythm

  • 18. 
    Creates emphasis.
    • A. 

      Accent

    • B. 

      Harmony

    • C. 

      Repetition

    • D. 

      Scale

    • E. 

      Rhytm

  • 19. 
    Overall size.
    • A. 

      Accent

    • B. 

      Harmony

    • C. 

      Repetition

    • D. 

      Scale

    • E. 

      Rhythm

  • 20. 
    A total look; flows together.
    • A. 

      Accent

    • B. 

      Harmony

    • C. 

      Repetition

    • D. 

      Scale

    • E. 

      Rhythm

  • 21. 
    Can be very effective, accentuates one of more colors.
    • A. 

      Accent

    • B. 

      Harmony

    • C. 

      Repetition

    • D. 

      Scale

    • E. 

      Rhythm

  • 22. 
    Used for daises, black-eyed Susans.
    • A. 

      Piercing

    • B. 

      Clutchwire

    • C. 

      Hairpin

    • D. 

      Hook

  • 23. 
    Used for carnations and roses
    • A. 

      Piercing

    • B. 

      Clutchwire

    • C. 

      Hairpin

    • D. 

      Hook

  • 24. 
    Used for gladiolus and mums.
    • A. 

      Piercing

    • B. 

      Clutchwire

    • C. 

      Hairpin

    • D. 

      Hook

  • 25. 
    Used for stephanotis.
    • A. 

      Piercing

    • B. 

      Clutchwire

    • C. 

      Hairpin

    • D. 

      Hook

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