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Herbal Terminology

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Herbal Terminology game quiz
"Herbs have been used in many ways since pre-historic times. They have been used as medicine, food, and dyes. This quiz will test your general botanical knowledge."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. The broad, thin part of a leaf is usually referred to as the:
    palate
    bulb
    blade
    board


2. When speaking of "the apex" of a leaf, what is being referred to?
    the coloring
    the base
    the tip
    the veins


3. Which of these herbs can help stimulate the appetite?
    Ginger
    Rose Hips
    Lavender
    Cayenne


4. Which area of the world did Rosemary originate from?
    South America
    The Mediterranean
    Asia
    Northern Canada


5. Which of these plants would most likely taste salty?
    coltsfoot
    mint
    dandelion
    rhubarb


6. Ground juniper berries have a distinct smell of:
    pineapple juice
    citrus
    evergreen trees
    mint


7. Which plant is good for a mild sunburn?
    spider plant
    poplar
    fennel
    aloe plant


8. In a grocery store, which of these is likely to be the most expensive?
    pepper
    garlic
    saffron
    ginger


9. What does an antipyretic herb do?
    soothes a sunburn
    calms a cough
    eliminates boils
    reduces a fever


10. Indigo would most likely dye a fabric:
    purple
    pink
    red
    blue


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Compiled Apr 25 14