Pansy Quiz: How Much You Know?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these gods were Pansies closely related to?

    • A.

      Janus

    • B.

      Mercury

    • C.

      Cupid

    • D.

      Aphrodite

    Correct Answer
    C. Cupid
    Explanation
    Pansies were closely related to Cupid because Cupid is the Roman god of love and desire, and pansies are often associated with love and affection. In Greek mythology, Cupid is known as Eros, the god of love, and he is often depicted with a bow and arrow, which he uses to make people fall in love. Pansies, with their delicate and colorful petals, have long been seen as symbols of love and romance, making them closely connected to Cupid.

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  • 2. 

    Pansies can be found in the United States.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Pansies can be found in the United States because they are a popular flower that is widely cultivated and grown in gardens and flower beds across the country. They are known for their vibrant colors and delicate petals, making them a common choice for landscaping and decorative purposes. Additionally, pansies are able to tolerate colder temperatures, which makes them suitable for growing in various regions of the United States.

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  • 3. 

    Shakespeare made a pansy the main ingredient of which of these concoctions?

    • A.

      Memory Serum

    • B.

      Sleeping Potion

    • C.

      Love Potion

    • D.

      Veritaserum

    Correct Answer
    C. Love Potion
    Explanation
    Shakespeare made a pansy the main ingredient of a love potion. In his play "A Midsummer Night's Dream," there is a character named Puck who uses a love potion made from the juice of a pansy flower. This potion causes people to fall in love with the first person they see upon waking up. The inclusion of the pansy in the love potion adds a touch of whimsy and magic to the story, highlighting Shakespeare's use of nature and enchantment in his plays.

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  • 4. 

    Speaking of which, which of these plays was the pansy concoction used in?

    • A.

      Comedy of Errors

    • B.

      Merchant of Venice

    • C.

      The Tempest

    • D.

      A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Correct Answer
    D. A Midsummer Night's Dream
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A Midsummer Night's Dream. In this play, there is a pansy concoction called "love-in-idleness" that is used by the character Puck to create chaos and confusion among the characters. This flower has magical properties and when its juice is applied to a person's eyes, it causes them to fall in love with the next person they see. This leads to a series of hilarious and mistaken romantic entanglements throughout the play.

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  • 5. 

    Which one of these is NOT a (common) nickname for a pansy?

    • A.

      Heartsease

    • B.

      Johnny-Jump-Up

    • C.

      Gormamet

    • D.

      Love-in-Idleness

    Correct Answer
    C. Gormamet
    Explanation
    The given options are all common nicknames for a pansy except for "Gormamet." "Heartsease," "Johnny-Jump-Up," and "Love-in-Idleness" are all well-known nicknames for pansies, but "Gormamet" is not commonly used as a nickname for this flower.

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  • 6. 

    In which time period we're pansies officially cultivated in large numbers?

    • A.

      17th Century

    • B.

      18th Century

    • C.

      19th Century

    • D.

      20th Century

    Correct Answer
    C. 19th Century
    Explanation
    Pansies were officially cultivated in large numbers in the 19th century. This suggests that prior to this time period, the cultivation of pansies may have been limited or less widespread. The 19th century marked a significant increase in the cultivation of pansies, possibly due to advancements in horticulture and the growing popularity of these flowers.

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  • 7. 

    What happened in A Midsummer Night's Dream following the application of the pansy love potion?

    • A.

      Relationships were interrupted and made for some funny mishaps - created humor.

    • B.

      Pushed unloved people to suicide - created sadness.

    • C.

      Caused romance between previously unsought people - created happiness.

    • D.

      Made the royals of the town ban all love potions, causing a riot among townspeople - created anger.

    Correct Answer
    A. Relationships were interrupted and made for some funny mishaps - created humor.
    Explanation
    After the application of the pansy love potion in A Midsummer Night's Dream, relationships were interrupted and resulted in funny mishaps, creating humor.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these groups of people first applied the love potion in A Midsummer Night's Dream?

    • A.

      Manticores

    • B.

      Fairies

    • C.

      Demons

    • D.

      WIzards

    Correct Answer
    B. Fairies
    Explanation
    In A Midsummer Night's Dream, the correct answer is Fairies. Fairies, specifically the character Puck, apply the love potion to various characters in the play, causing chaos and confusion among them. This potion plays a significant role in the plot and drives much of the comedic elements of the story.

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  • 9. 

    Where is this quote from? “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance; pray, love, remember; and there is pansies, that’s for thoughts.” Hint: It ISN'T from A Midsummer Night's Dream.

    • A.

      Macbeth

    • B.

      Hamlet

    • C.

      King Lear

    • D.

      Romeo and Juliet

    Correct Answer
    B. Hamlet
    Explanation
    This quote is from Hamlet. In Act 4, Scene 5 of the play, Ophelia gives a speech about flowers, including the line "There's rosemary, that's for remembrance; pray, love, remember; and there is pansies, that's for thoughts." This quote is often interpreted as Ophelia's descent into madness after the death of her father, Polonius. The quote reflects her fragmented state of mind and her obsession with memories and thoughts.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these heights is the average maximum for the common pansy?

    • A.

      1.5 inches

    • B.

      4 inches

    • C.

      9 inches

    • D.

      3 feet

    Correct Answer
    C. 9 inches
    Explanation
    The average maximum height for a common pansy is 9 inches.

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