Rosaceae Quiz

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Rosaceae Quiz

Welcome to the Rosaceae quiz. It relates to the information contained in the powerpoint presentation. Good Luck! dd


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Rose family contains approximately:
    • A. 

      100 genera and 3000 species

    • B. 

      200 genera and 4000 species

    • C. 

      60 genera and 15000 species

    • D. 

      175 genera and 2500 genera

  • 2. 
    The key use for Cragaegus laviegata  is:
    • A. 

      As an anti-inflammatory & alterative herb particularly for use in gout

    • B. 

      As a gallbladder stimulant

    • C. 

      As a cardiac tonic/trophorestorative

    • D. 

      As a male tonic, used to increase virility

  • 3. 
    Which of the following trees is a member of the Rosaceae family?
    • A. 

      Walnut

    • B. 

      Almond

    • C. 

      Oak

    • D. 

      Horse-chestnut

  • 4. 
    The leaves of members of the Rosaceae family are usually:
    • A. 

      Opposite

    • B. 

      Alternate with stipules

    • C. 

      Alternate without stipules

    • D. 

      Decussate

  • 5. 
    Which of the following contains the description of flowers which is most often true for members of the Rosaceae family?
    • A. 

      Either a single flowers, or a racemose inflorescence, sometimes with a large number of flowers.

    • B. 

      Each "disk flower" has 5 tiny petals fused together, plus 5 stamens fused around a pistil with antennae-like stigmas

    • C. 

      The nodding flowers have 5 sepals and 5 petals, with the lower petal being larger than the side and top petal pairs. The 5 stamens alternate with the petals

    • D. 

      Usually either a large flower with 5 petals or clusters of tiny flowers with five petals

  • 6. 
    Members of the Rosaceae family can contain vitamins?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Coumarin is a glycoside found in some members of the Rosaceae family.  Can you select from the selection below an action associated with Coumarins?
    • A. 

      Analgaesic

    • B. 

      Phyto-estrogenic

    • C. 

      Hepatoprotective

    • D. 

      Anti-microbial

  • 8. 
    Tannins are a common constituent of many member of the Rosaceae family.  Can you select any comments that you feel are true in relation to this: Please tick ALL that apply
    • A. 

      Tannins give rise to an astringent feeling in the mounth

    • B. 

      Tannins form a stable foam if shaken in water

    • C. 

      Having a slowing effect on the heart

    • D. 

      Can reduce bleeding from small wounds

    • E. 

      Increase photosensitivity

    • F. 

      Have an irritant laxative quality

    • G. 

      Protect inflamed mucous membranes

  • 9. 
    Which of the following actions are applicable to Agrimonia eupatoria (Agrimony).  Please tick ALL that apply
    • A. 

      Astringent

    • B. 

      Narcotic

    • C. 

      Nervine

    • D. 

      Anti-inflammatory

    • E. 

      Emmenagogue

    • F. 

      Demulcent

    • G. 

      Anti-parasitic

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