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"Flowers, flowers everywhere...here is a quiz about orchids, which are among the most expensive flowers in the world. The variety is amazing, and they can be found in places all over the globe. Enjoy this quiz, I am sure you are worth it!"
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Which of these flavorings comes from an orchid?
The beautiful Orchis mascula has long been used for which of the following reasons? (Look at the name)
Used as an aphrodisiac
Used to make rubber
Used to make aspirin
Used for divination
Which of these restatements about the Grammatophyllum speciosum (a.k.a. queen of the orchids) is true?
It is only found on Easter Island
It became extinct when Krakatoa erupted in 1883
It is the world's only black orchid
It is the world's largest orchid
According to Greek legend, orchids were created from which of the following things?
Pieces of the rainbow
The remains of a youth named Orchis
Tears from the goddess Isis
The tallest freestanding orchid is the Sobralia altissima which is found in which of the following Andean countries?
What was the name of the 2002 movie starring Meryl Streep and Nicolas Cage that was about the search for a very rare orchid?
Flowers in the Attic
Blossoms of Fire
Some orchids are so rare and valuable that they sell for over $1,000 a plant.
In 2011, which one of these English entertainers was tickled pink when he was presented with an orchid named in his honor?
The number of different orchid species is four times as large as the number of different mammal species.
The Bulbophullum phlaenopsis is a highly-valued orchid, that is collected for which remarkable trait?
It smells like rotting flesh
It has multi-colored petals
It looks like a large marshmallow
It feels like sandpaper
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