Maple, Oak Or Hickory?

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Maple, Oak Or Hickory? - Quiz

This quiz will be used to test students on their knowledge of the differences between maple, oak and hikcory trees.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What tree does this leaf belong to?

    • A.

      Maple

    • B.

      Oak

    • C.

      Hickory

    Correct Answer
    A. Maple
    Explanation
    The leaf in question belongs to a Maple tree. This can be deduced by the fact that Maple is the only option provided in the answer choices, indicating that it is the correct tree that the leaf belongs to.

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  • 2. 

     What tree does this leaf belong to?

    • A.

      Maple

    • B.

      Oak

    • C.

      Hickory

    Correct Answer
    C. Hickory
  • 3. 

    Oak trees are identified as ____________ trees.

    Correct Answer
    deciduous
    Explanation
    Oak trees are identified as deciduous trees because they shed their leaves annually. Deciduous trees, such as oaks, lose their leaves in the fall and remain bare throughout the winter months. This is in contrast to evergreen trees, which retain their leaves year-round. The term "deciduous" is used to describe trees that go through this cycle of leaf shedding and regrowth, making it the correct identification for oak trees.

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  • 4. 

    Describe the difference in shape between the three types of trees. 

  • 5. 

    Which type of tree produces acorns?

    • A.

      Maple

    • B.

      Oak

    • C.

      Hickory

    Correct Answer
    B. Oak
    Explanation
    Oak trees are the type of trees that produce acorns. Acorns are the fruit of the oak tree and are typically small, round nuts that contain a single seed. Oak trees are known for their large size and longevity, and they are commonly found in temperate regions around the world. The acorns produced by oak trees are an important food source for many animals, including squirrels, deer, and birds. Additionally, acorns have been used by humans for centuries as a food source and in various cultural practices.

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  • 6. 

    ____________ trees are very poisonous to horses. 

    Correct Answer
    Oak
    Explanation
    Oak trees are very poisonous to horses.

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  • 7. 

    Hickory leaves can be __________ or __________. 

    Correct Answer
    smooth, hairy
    Explanation
    Hickory leaves can have two different textures, smooth or hairy.

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  • 8. 

    What country is the maple tree a national emblem for?

    • A.

      United States

    • B.

      China

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      France

    Correct Answer
    C. Canada
    Explanation
    The maple tree is a national emblem for Canada because it is prominently featured on the country's flag and is deeply rooted in Canadian culture and identity. The maple leaf symbolizes unity, peace, and tolerance, and is often associated with the beauty of Canada's natural landscapes. The maple tree is also significant in Canadian history, as Indigenous peoples used maple sap to make syrup and sugar, and early European settlers relied on the maple tree for food and shelter. Overall, the maple tree is a beloved and iconic symbol of Canada's heritage and values.

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  • 9. 

    Describe the differences in leaf types of the three trees. 

  • 10. 

     Identify this tree.

    • A.

      Maple

    • B.

      Oak

    • C.

      Hickory

    Correct Answer
    C. Hickory
  • 11. 

      Identify this tree.

    • A.

      Oak

    • B.

      Maple

    • C.

      Hickory

    Correct Answer
    A. Oak
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Oak. Oak trees are known for their distinct characteristics such as their sturdy and durable wood, lobed leaves, and acorns. They are commonly found in temperate regions and have a long lifespan. Oak trees are also valued for their aesthetic appeal and are often used in landscaping and furniture making.

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  • 12. 

      Identify this tree.

    • A.

      Oak

    • B.

      Maple

    • C.

      Hickory

    Correct Answer
    B. Maple
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Maple because Maple trees are known for their distinct leaves with multiple lobes and serrated edges. They are also known for their vibrant fall foliage colors, which can range from yellow to red. Oak trees have leaves with smooth edges and are typically larger in size. Hickory trees have compound leaves with multiple leaflets and are known for their edible nuts. Therefore, based on the description provided, the tree is most likely a Maple tree.

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