Horticulture MCQs Set VII


The quiz is designed to assess your understanding about the Horticulture. These MCQss is prepared by the Professors of Horticulture department and very much helpful for CSS, PMS, NTS, PPSC, FPSC, SPSC, lecturer, GRE Subject, LDA, PHA and all other competitive examinations. Choose the best answer from four given options. The answer keys is given at the end of the test


Horticulture MCQs Set VII

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  1. Viscosity of the cytoplasm increases when temperature is ___________




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  3. Which vegetable having high concentration of fats ?




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  5. Which of the family is also named as Nightshade family ?




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  7. Which of the following is an evergreen shrub?




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  9. Jaccaranda mimosifolia has




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  11. English Ivy (Hedera helix) is




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  13. Which of following trees has stem beauty?




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  15. Which of the following shrubs is used as fruit beauty?




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  17. Which of the following grounds cover is highly salt tolerant?




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  19. Which of the following shrubs bears yellow flowers?




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  21. Which of the following climbers is important for its hardiness and flowers throughout year?




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  23. Which of the following plants require severe pruning?




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  25. Pruning in narrow leave evergreens should be done during:




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  27. Small, hair like outgrowth at the base of leaf stalk is termed as:




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  29. Removal of young flower buds to allow maximum development of the remainder is termed as:




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  31. A plant which is able to live under very dry conditions is called?




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  33. A thread-like stem or leaf which clings to any support, is known as?




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  35. Hygrometer is used to measure?




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  37. Pinching out is the removal of?




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  39. Dead heading is the removal of ?




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  41. In plants, __________ is the process of converting stored energy into energy for plant growth.




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  43. Which of the following turf areas is mowed to the lowest height?




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  45. To make the living area of a landscape appear larger, a designer should include plants that feature:




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  47. Plants usually do not grow well in poorly drained soils because:




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  49. Which of the following is a group of terms related to landscape design principles?




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  51. Damping-off is caused by:




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  53. The main commercial method for propagating African violets is by:




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  55. A transplanted tree or shrub should be set into the ground:




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  57. Plants that have been clipped or pruned into two-dimensional forms are:




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  59. Clay soils require:




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  61. Training plants into three-dimensional ornamental forms, such as animals, is called:




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  63. The genus and species name for the ponytail palm is:




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  65. -------------is generally added to water when processing flowers in a retail floral shop.




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  67. A major problem in standard carnation production resulting in asymmetrical flowers




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  69. Broad-leave evergreens such as Ficus bengalensis and Alstonia schularis should be fertilized in:




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  71. The bract that encloses a flower cluster is a------------------ .




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  73. The average humidity percentage recommended for interior plants is:




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  75. Which of the following annuals is used as foliage beauty?




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  77. Which of the following annuals is used as rock garden?




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  79. Which of the following annuals is used as ground cover?




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  81. Which of the following annuals is planted as vine?




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  83. Pansy is very popular annual due to its:




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  85. Which of the following statements is true?




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  87. When cells are turgid, they are:




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  89. The major auxin produced in plants is:




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  91. Which of the following perennials is hardy and having blue and lavender colour flowers?




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  93. Which of the following perennials has more varieties?




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  95. Which of the following perennials is low and spreading type?




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  97. Which of the following statements is true




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  99. For optimum vase life, most cut flowers should be stored at temperatures close to:




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  101. The design principle of total compatibility of all parts of an arrangement with each other is:




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  103. Pinus halipensis is very healthy growing in:




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  105. During dry periods, landscape plants should be:




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  107. A person who designs, establishes, and maintains small scale landscape project, is:




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  109. A plant hardy in tropical zone will also be hardy in zone:




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  111. In temperate climates, pruning should not be done near the end of the summer because:




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  113. The two most practical means of the home owner to control insects and diseases are:




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  115. Peat is often mixed into the growing medium of container plants because it:




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  117. Which shrub has white colour flowers with fragrance




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  119. The acceleration of flowering by manipulating environmental conditions is known as:




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  121. Which of the shrub bears red colour flowers




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  123. Which of the following is a member of the Dianthus family?




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  125. A technique to produce well branched, compact plants with many flowers is:




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  127. The showy red, pink, or white portion of the poinsettia are:




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  129. Which of the following is not among the major principles of design?




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  131. Which of the following is not a method for sterilizing plant growing medium?




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  133. When making hand-tied bouquets, the stems should be positioned:




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  135. A leaf with parallel venation:




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  137. Lack of early spring flowering from tulip bulbs planted outdoors is due to:




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  139. Which of the plant is evergreen?




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  141. Which of the tree bears red colour flowers?




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  143. ------------involves incorporating water soluble fertilizer into the irrigation systems of greenhouse and nursery crops.




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  145. All of the following are bulbous and tuberous-rooted plants except:




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  147. The most common summer cooling system in greenhouses is:




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  149. Plants which flower on the previous season growth:




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  151. Which of the following is a shade-loving flower?




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  153. The soil pH level primarily controls:




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  155. To preserve the germination ability of most seeds, store them in a:




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  157. A common example of incomplete flower is:




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  159. Hard, thorny structures which protect the buds of woody plants during winter, are termed as:




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  161. A climbing plant with woody stem is called




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  163. The interrelationship of size with floral arrangement to its surroundings is:




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  165. Growing medium kept too wet will deprive the plant:




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  167. Dacca is a selected variety of:




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  169. Japanese style of floral arrangement is known as:




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  171. The purpose of staking is to




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  173. Light intensity is expressed as:




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  175. Tecoma stans is a




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  177. Which of the following climber belongs to family oleaceae?




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  179. Which of the following plants is known as dessert saroo?




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  181. Which of the following trees change foliage colour during winter?




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  183. Most grass species utilized for turf are characterized by:




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  185. Commercial flower crops are sometimes watered to cause leaching. This means:




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  187. Which of the following shrubs has white fragrant flowers?




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  189. Which of the following tree is commonly used in the landscape of arid zone?




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  191. Ficus pimula is a




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  193. Most house plants, except cacti, prefer a highly organic and




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  195. Rose budded at 3 ½ feet height is called




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  197. Gladiolus is propagated through:




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  199. Tifdwarf is a:




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  201. Lawn grasses can be established by:




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