Horticulture MCQs Set IX


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 IX

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  1. Which of the following is the proper recommendation for pruning trees at planting.




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  3. Failure of a bulb to produce a marketable flower following floral initiation is:




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  5. Which of the following is a deciduous vine?




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  7. In nursery production, a “liner” refers to __________.




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  9. Mrs. Khan loves spring flowering bulbs. Which of the following would you suggest for Mrs. Khan to plant?




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  11. A __________ is a woody perennial that has more than one main trunk




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  13. Callus is a term usually referring to:




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  15. Lawn sprinkler systems are installed so as to provide even coverage. It is accomplished by:




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  17. Water availability, temperature extremes, and __________ should be considered when selecting trees for the landscape.




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  19. Lowering the soil grade around a tree removes many of the tree’s __________ roots.




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  21. Two basic types of pruning are heading-back and thinning-out. Which of the following is true about these pruning methods?




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  23. A plant that dies to the ground at the end of each growing season but comes back from the same root stubs year after year is most accurately described as:




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  25. A shade loving border plant is:




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  27. In a landscape design, properly located plants and structures




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  29. Low-growing landscape plants should:




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  31. The basic underlying principle of using a mist propagation system is that it:




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  33. The loss of water in the form of vapor from the surface of plant leaves is referred to as:




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  35. An example of an organic material is __________




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  37. A landscape designer uses many __________ in developing the preliminary design for a project.




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  39. The fruit of mango is?




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  41. A slender trailing stem taking roots at the node is?




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  43. The practice of manually watering a container plant until water comes out of the drainage holes of the container is effective for helping to reduce the buildup of __________ in the growing medium.




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  45. One of the best ways to speed up the rooting process of cuttings is to:




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  47. An area of the landscape that includes space for such items as a clothes line and garbage cans is the __________ area.




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  49. The landscape design principle of interconnection:




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  51. A flower is a type of flower often used as a focal point.




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  53. Growing medium for greenhouse plant production is:




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  55. The phenomenon of terminal plant growth suppressing lateral growth is termed as:




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  57. Some seeds are produced in the fall and remain on or in the ground until they germinate in the spring. Exposing seeds to the winter cold and moist soil is nature’s method of __________.




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  59. The use of plant materials and landscaping techniques to conserve soil moisture and to reduce water usage is:




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  61. Which of the following describes plants that lose their leaves during the winter?




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  63. Hardiness refers to:




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  65. Hardening-off is a term used in the nursery/landscape industry to mean:




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  67. The removal of lateral flower buds from stems, such as carnations and chrysanthemums, is called:




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  69. A lawn mower with blades parallel to the surface of the ground is called as:




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  71. The turfgrass least tolerant of shade is:




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  73. Which of the following is not an important environmental requirement for germination to occur?




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  75. Light energy, carbon dioxide, and water enter into the process of photosynthesis, through which:




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  77. The most common synthetic root-promoting chemicals are:




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  79. What information is not mentioned in the legend on a final landscape plan?




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  81. When planting a bare-rooted tree, the tree should be planted:




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  83. A major advantage for producing nursery stock in containers is that it:




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  85. A method of fertilizer application is __________.




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  87. Brown patch, dollar spot, and gray snow mold are all diseases of:




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  89. Which plant is a vine?




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  91. Site features to consider when conducting a site survey include:




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  93. Food produced in the leaves moves to other parts of a plant through:




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  95. When installing a landscape, which step (from the following list) should be completed last?




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  97. Examples of cool season grasses include perennial ryegrass, bentgrass, and:




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  99. Magnesium, calcium, and sulfur:




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  101. Functional roles of plants in the landscape do not include:




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  103. Which of the following is a major reason for mulching landscape plants?




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  105. A plant that remains vegetative during its first season of growth and flowers in the second season is a (n):




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  107. Most landscape plants like the soil pH




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  109. When installing a landscape, which step (from the following list) should be completed first:




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  111. Wisteria, clematis, and Japanese honeysuckle are examples of:




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  113. A flower container which is elevated on a base that may be short or long stemmed, is known as




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  115. Maximum interior plant deaths result from




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  117. In a residential landscape, the area between the house and the street is




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  119. A tool which is used for moving loose materials such as crushed stone. Peat moss etc, is landscape installation is known as:




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  121. Stabilization of large trees or multi stemmed plants using wires and stakes of Hard wood or metal is known as:




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  123. The angle at which a branch meets the trunk of the tree or another larger branch, is




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  125. Limbs are pruned from trees with a technique called




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  127. Claw like appendages occurring in pairs at the base of the leaf blade of turfgrasses is:




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  129. Combination of two or more cultivars of a single turf grass species is known as:




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  131. Dry, indehiscent, one seeded fruit with a thin pericarp fused to seed coat is known as:




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  133. Pollination and fertilization within closed florets is:




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  135. Stem of a grass plant is




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  137. In turf grasses, a pair of bracts usually present at the base of a spikelet is known as




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  139. _______________ is the axis of a spike or raceme




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  141. In turfgrasses, after mowing, a layer of above ground, green, living grass part is:




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  143. Kentucky blue grass is a




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  145. Bahia grass is a




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  147. Best planting time of turf grasses is




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  149. Rose is a




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  151. Rose is a?




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  153. When designing an asymmetrical floral arrangement, the floral designer must consider which of the following design principles:




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  155. Elements of landscape design are:




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  157. Principles of landscape design are:




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  159. Art of shaping plants into geometric shapes is known as:




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  161. First mowing of a newly established lawn is preferably done by:




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  163. _______________ is a common example of monsoon annual grown in Pakistan :




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  165. Morning glory is:




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  167. Candytuft is botanically called:




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  169. Chrysanthemum is a:




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  171. _______________ is a best annual flower used for drying:




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  173. Iris is a member of family:




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  175. Hybrid tea roses are developed by crossing:




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  177. Roses which flower only once during summer are:




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  179. Iceberg bears flowers:




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  181. Kardinal belongs to:




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  183. The emission of water vapor from the surface of plant leaves is called:




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  185. Eranthemum is a:




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  187. A common example of fragrant shrub is:




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  189. Nerium odorum bears flowers of:




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  191. Optimum day time temperature range for best growth of house plants is:




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  193. To properly water indoor plants, consider:




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  195. Croton is a:




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  197. Araucaria is a________________ plant:




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  199. A piece of broken pot which is used at the base of pot to help drainage is know as:




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