Ethnobotany Pre-class Quiz

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How much do you already know about ethnobotany? Can you pass this "Ethnobotany Pre-Class quiz? " Ethnobotany means the study of interrelations between humans and plants. The current use of the term means the study of indigenous or traditional knowledge of plants. It means the indigenous knowledge of plant classification, cultivation, and use as food, medicine, and shelter. So, get ready to learn more about this with this quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A fruit develops from which of these structures on a plant?
    • A. 

      Root

    • B. 

      Leaf

    • C. 

      Flower

    • D. 

      Stem

    • E. 

      Stomate

  • 2. 
    If you don't know a plant, which of these will help you identify it?
    • A. 

      Hand lens

    • B. 

      Plant field guide book

    • C. 

      Defining leaf, and flower traits

    • D. 

      Being familiar with family traits

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of these is NOT part of a flower:
    • A. 

      Pistil

    • B. 

      Sepal

    • C. 

      Lenticle

    • D. 

      Petal

    • E. 

      Calyx

  • 4. 
    Which of these are NOT a useful method of observation in the field?
    • A. 

      Sketching

    • B. 

      Videography

    • C. 

      Note-taking

    • D. 

      Audio recording

    • E. 

      Asking leading questions

  • 5. 
    Where would you find a plant that's described as a xerophyte?
    • A. 

      A swamp

    • B. 

      A desert

    • C. 

      The ocean

    • D. 

      The tundra

    • E. 

      A forest

  • 6. 
    Which of the following plants do people in the YK region traditionally used for spiritual purification?
    • A. 

      Cloudberry

    • B. 

      Labrador tea

    • C. 

      Sage

    • D. 

      Fireweed

  • 7. 
    For which illness do elders of the YK region recommend drinking the juice of cloudberries?
    • A. 

      Sore throat

    • B. 

      Stomach ache

    • C. 

      Colds

    • D. 

      Aches and pains

  • 8. 
    Which of the following do people of the Yukon-Kuskokwim (YK) region do with the plant fireweed?
    • A. 

      Gather the young plant to eat in the spring.

    • B. 

      Use the leaves for tea.

    • C. 

      Add it to soups.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 9. 
    To which family of plants does grass belong?
    • A. 

      Ranunculaceae

    • B. 

      Violaceae

    • C. 

      Asteraceae

    • D. 

      Poaceae

    • E. 

      Rosaceae

  • 10. 
    What is an herbarium?
    • A. 

      A glass container to grow miniature plants in

    • B. 

      A type of error that's made in measuring plant growth

    • C. 

      A new way of making tea

    • D. 

      A scientific collection of pressed/dried plant specimens

    • E. 

      A benign growth on a tree

  • 11. 
    Which of these terms is NOT involved in plant reproduction?
    • A. 

      Spore

    • B. 

      Taproot

    • C. 

      Gamete

    • D. 

      Seed

    • E. 

      Pollen

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