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Thematic Roses Thematic Roses (8 quizzes)
  Plant Words   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
You're given the definition of a word that is also the name of a common plant, and your task is to match the two. To make things a bit more challenging, the name of the plant is in Latin!
Easier, 10 Qns, Southendboy, Apr 11 23
Southendboy gold member
Apr 11 23
125 plays
  Flower Connections   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match these flowers with the appropriate words to form some commonly used terms. While some words may seem to match for more than one flower, there is only one correct solution for the quiz.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jul 08 17
zorba_scank gold member
1111 plays
  Flower Power   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Think flowers are passive? This quiz might change your mind. Here are ten different flowers that influenced world history.
Average, 10 Qns, comitis, Jan 25 23
Jan 25 23
2542 plays
  Water Lilies   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Inspired by Claude Monet's beautiful art, this quiz features waterlilies and other related aquatic plants in a variety of contexts.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Apr 14 20
LadyNym gold member
Apr 14 20
152 plays
  Daisy, Daisy, Give Me Your Answer Do   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
And now, a floral arrangement of trivial facts, all which have a flowery theme. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Jul 08 17
kyleisalive editor
755 plays
  Down the Garden Path   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
As Disraeli said, "How fair is a garden amid the trials and passions of existence." This quiz looks at gardens and cultivation in their many appearances in pop culture from TV to film to song, and even further down the garden path. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Aug 25 20
kyleisalive editor
Aug 25 20
1030 plays
  Moss Only Grows on the North Side of This Quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
As this template sat in the woods, the moss seemed to grow only on the north side of this template. So, see what you know of moss through several categories of Funtrivia. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, LeoDaVinci, Apr 11 23
LeoDaVinci editor
Apr 11 23
138 plays
  Guilding the Lily   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Take one phrase "Guilding the Lily", toss the idea to a group of dedicated quizsmiths and wait for their responses. Join me now with the Quizmakers' Guild and discover the diversity of "Lily" related questions which resulted.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Sep 20 20
Sep 20 20
1069 plays
  Bring Us a Shrubbery!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Shrubberies, bushes, hedges and the like appear in life much more often than in the garden and in a hilarious "Monty Python" scene...
Average, 10 Qns, Daaanieeel, Jul 10 17
315 plays
  Grass : Questions Linked to the Green Stuff    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Grass. Ireland is famous for the greenness of the stuff we walk on. Unless the signs say you shouldn't! All the questions have something to do with grass. Go n-eiri and tadh leat. (May the luck be with you.)
Average, 10 Qns, irishtinytim, Jul 09 17
irishtinytim gold member
467 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Thyme appears in French cooking in a "bouquet garni," consisting of thyme, parsley and what other herb?

From Quiz "A Brief History of Thyme"

  The Holly and the Ivy   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The questions in this quiz all have a connection to either holly or ivy.
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Jun 01 18
rossian editor
Jun 01 18
464 plays
  The Grass Type    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
This is the fourth quiz in a series of 18 themed quizzes on the different types of Pokémon. This quiz asks a question from each category that refers to grass, plants, trees and the likes. No Pokémon knowledge necessary.
Average, 20 Qns, Joepetz, Jul 10 17
Joepetz gold member
276 plays
  Flower Is the Answer    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
For each question the answer is the name of a flower. No flower appears twice.
Average, 25 Qns, kabdanis, Jun 07 23
kabdanis gold member
Jun 07 23
2578 plays
  A Study in Sage    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Our favourite herb has gone missing. Luckily, we've read so many detective novels, we're ready to start sleuthing around, searching for that elusive herb. It looks like there might be multiple culprits - let's sniff out the sage!
Average, 10 Qns, suzidunc, Apr 06 19
Apr 06 19
122 plays
  Cackling Cactus!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz tests players' knowledge of the cactus and the use of the term in popular culture. Best of luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Triviaballer, Jul 10 17
Triviaballer gold member
601 plays
  A Brief History of Thyme    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Thyme is a perennial herb of the Mediterranean region. Thyme also is a homophone for the word time. This quiz integrates these two in a brief quiz on a selective history of thyme.
Average, 10 Qns, Windswept, Apr 06 21
Windswept gold member
Apr 06 21
388 plays
  Names of Flowers    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All the answers to these questions are the name of flowers. Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, suldee, Jan 26 21
Jan 26 21
3009 plays
  Flowers for You!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Flowers are magical things! The stunning hues, the intoxicating scents, the ethereal aura- pure bliss. here is a quiz which will take you on a joyride through Flowerland. Best of luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, Shravan1, Jan 05 18
Jan 05 18
468 plays

Thematic Plants Trivia Questions

1. "Moss" was an album released by Mike Gordon in 2010, his third solo album. Mike Gordon was the bass player for Phish, a band formed in Vermont in 1983. What genre of music was "Moss"?

From Quiz
Moss Only Grows on the North Side of This Quiz

Answer: Rock

Mike Gordon was a founding member of the rock band Phish when he was a student at the University of Vermont. He answered an ad for a bass player that the other three members of the band had posted around the campus and they started to jam together. When the band had a brief hiatus, Mike Gordon embarked on a solo project and recorded some music independently. His genre was similar to the band, very rock with funk and bluegrass influences. His first solo album was "Inside In" which was released in 2003 and was well-received as "a weird and accessible mix." In 2010, Gordon released his third album, "Moss," which was not as well-reviewed, but still established Gordon as "as an inventive but easygoing artist."

2. What is the name of the French town where Claude Monet's house, with its famous waterlily pond, is located?

From Quiz Water Lilies

Answer: Giverny

Giverny is a village on the right bank of the Seine River, in the French department of Eure, 80 km (50 mi) northwest of Paris. Famed Impressionist painter Claude Monet settled there in 1883, eventually buying the house where he had moved with his family. The lily pond for which the gardens are famous was created in 1893; Monet dedicated most of the following 20 years to painting the pond, its pretty Japanese bridge and the waterlilies, producing a series of about 250 paintings. In 1966, Monet's son Michel left the property to the Académie des Beaux-Arts before dying in a car crash; in 1980, the house and gardens became a museum. Monet's "Water Lilies" can be admired in many of the world's major art collections. All the incorrect answers are places associated with Impressionist or Post-Impressionist painters: Renoir (Guernsey, which is a dependency of the British Crown), Seurat (Asnières) and Van Gogh (both Arles and Asnières).

3. Animals: The grass carp, sometimes called an Amur carp, originated in Asia but was brought to North America for what reason?

From Quiz The Grass Type

Answer: To control water weeds

North America, particularly the United States in 1963, started introducing the Amur carp to control the overabundance of aquatic weeds growing in its waterways. Because it would eat the weeds, the Amur carp began to be called the grass carp. The species is considered among the most bioefficient ways to control aquatic weed growth.

4. What song by alt-rock band Goo Goo Dolls was one of the biggest hits on the late 1990s after its inclusion on the soundtrack for the film "City of Angels"?

From Quiz Daisy, Daisy, Give Me Your Answer Do

Answer: Iris

"Iris", despite being the band's tenth single appearing on charts in 1998, was the one that shot the John Rzeznik-fronted Goo Goo Dolls to fame. First appearing on the official soundtrack for the Nicolas Cage/Meg Ryan film "City of Angels", it later appeared on their "Dizzy Up the Girl" album in the same year, an album which also launched the singles "Slide", "Black Balloon", and "Broadway", all of which were major hits. The single reached number nine on the Billboard Hot 100, but topped four other Billboard charts, becoming one of the most famous songs of the decade in North America. The iris is a garden flower known for appearing in a wide array of vibrant colours.

5. "We want...a shrubbery!" The "Knights who say Ni" appear in which very popular "Monty Python" film?

From Quiz Bring Us a Shrubbery!

Answer: The Holy Grail

"Monty Python and the Holy Grail" was released in 1975 and was the first full-length feature film by the British comedy group Monty Python. It is a comedic take on the legend of King Arthur and the quest for the Holy Grail. Despite its low budget, it is regarded by many as one of the best comedy films ever made. The Knights who say Ni were the keepers of the sacred words "Ni, Peng and Neee-Wom", and those who heard the words "seldom lived to tell the tale". They demanded King Arthur and Sir Bedevere give them a "sacrifice", which turned out to be... "A shrubbery!" Luckily enough, the pair came across Roger the Shrubber, who gave them a shrubbery, and they then gave the Knights the shrubbery in return. Unfortunately, as much as they loved the shrubbery (and its laurels), they had changed their name to the Knights who say "Ekke Ekke Ekke Ekke Ptangya Ziiinngggg!", and demanded another shrubbery and that they cut down a tree with a herring. Turns out, they could escape just by saying "it", which is a word they cannot hear for one reason or another. What a strange movie! The other options were also Monty Python films with the exception of the "Flying Circus", which was their television show.

6. This song hit No. 1 in the U.K. charts in December 1966. Who had a huge hit with the song, "The Green Green Grass of Home"?

From Quiz Grass : Questions Linked to the Green Stuff

Answer: Tom Jones

Tom took this to No. 1 in Britain where it stayed for seven weeks.. Written by Claude Putman Jr., it tells the story of a convict who is missing his Mary and the green grass of home. The last verse tells us he is about to be executed and he will be buried under the "Green Green Grass of Home" If you are ever in a karaoke bar in Lisbon ask for "Os Verdes Campos da Minha Terra."

7. Sometimes a garden is far from perfect. What colour do the Queen's guards paint the roses in the film version of "Alice in Wonderland" (1951)?

From Quiz Down the Garden Path

Answer: Red

Hinting at the artificiality of the Queen's government, Alice enters the garden to discover that the guards, all in the form of playing cards, are painting rose bushes from white to red, a colour characteristic of her suit (hearts). Coincidentally, in Lewis Carroll's children's novel, the gardeners are in the suit of 'spades'. In both the film and Carroll's second story, "Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There", Alice also visits gardens of talking flowers. The Disney version shows the garden of talking flowers singing "All in the Golden Afternoon".

8. Flowers are colourful for one basic reason- attracting insects for pollination. There are many methods of pollination. What is pollination by wind called?

From Quiz Flowers for You!

Answer: Anemophily

Agents responsible for pollination are called vectors. Chiropterophily is pollination by bats.

9. The holly is classified in which genus?

From Quiz The Holly and the Ivy

Answer: Ilex

Holly is often used for Christmas decorations, particularly the red berried varieties, as green and red are traditional colours for this time of year. An ibex is a wild goat, an ibis is a wading bird and an iris is a flowering plant.

10. Who is the famous author of the book, "A Brief History of Time"?

From Quiz A Brief History of Thyme

Answer: Stephen Hawking

Hawking writes of major phenomena in the solar system, such as superstring theory, black holes, and the Big Bang. His reader is the common reader, so he refrains from presenting equations and other technical models. His approach made his book very popular; it has sold nearly 10 million copies. Hawking is the victim of a neurological condition that has rendered him almost totally paralyzed. His book is a model of lucidity and intellectual daring.

11. In 1455, a civil war began in England. Two different royal families were fighting for the throne. What is this conflict now called?

From Quiz Flower Power

Answer: The Wars of the Roses

The feuding royal families were the House of Lancaster (badge of the red rose), and the House of York. (badge of the white rose.) The dispute ended in 1485 when Henry Tudor, related to the Lancaster House, defeated King Richard III at Bosworth Field. Henry then became King and married Elizabeth of York, uniting the two families. He also merged the rival red and white roses to form the Tudor rose - a red and white rose.

12. What was the name of the 1974 Portuguese revolution initiated by captains who were against Salazar and his system? (It ended a period of almost 50 years of dictatorship.)

From Quiz Flower Is the Answer

Answer: Carnation

Even if they were told to stay home, people gathered in downtown Lisbon, near the flower market, in order to support revolution. On April 15th, it was the carnation season.

13. The ____ is the muscle that lets the proper amount of light through the pupil and into the eye.

From Quiz Names of Flowers

Answer: iris

14. Irish moss is the name a Jamaican drink that uses sweetened milk along with various spices such as cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, as well as something called "Irish moss". What is this briny "Irish moss" that is boiled into the drink?

From Quiz Moss Only Grows on the North Side of This Quiz

Answer: Red algae

In Jamaica, Irish moss is a drink that incorporates sweetened milk along with spices like cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, and this is mixed with a variety of red algae called "Irish moss" by the local population. The red algae, more commonly known as Gracilaria, is boiled into the drink and it gives it a thicker consistency as well as adds protein. The Gracilaria is known as "Irish moss" because Jamaicans believe that Irish workers brought over the moss; however, other stories believe that it was so named because the algae is red and many Irish people have red hair.

15. Nine red, heart-shaped waterlily pads appear on the coat of arms of which Northern European country - a kingdom whose capital is home to one of the world's oldest amusement parks?

From Quiz Water Lilies

Answer: Denmark

The stylized leaf of a water lily, called "Seeblatt" ("lake leaf" in German; plural form is "Seeblätter"), is used as a heraldic charge in Germany, The Netherlands and Scandinavia. Besides the Danish coat of arms, these emblems - usually red in colour, and similar to hearts in appearance - appear on the flag of the Dutch province of Friesland (Frisia), and on some Danish coins. On the Danish coat of arms, three Seeblätter accompany each of the three blue crowned lions depicted on the first and fourth quarter of the shield. Estonia's coat of arms also bears three blue lions, but no lily pads. The amusement park referenced in the question is Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark's national capital. All the other countries mentioned as incorrect answers are republics.

16. Brain Teasers: Complete the analogy: Cedar is to Lebanon as _______ is to Hong Kong.

From Quiz The Grass Type

Answer: Orchid

The cedar is a prominent symbol of Lebanon and is featured on its flag. The orchid, or more specifically Bauhinia blakeana, the Hong Kong Orchid Tree, is a prominent symbol of Hong Kong and is on its flag.

17. What word, both a car brand and a yoga posture, is used for the national flower of India?

From Quiz Daisy, Daisy, Give Me Your Answer Do

Answer: Lotus

The British auto manufacturer Lotus is not one typically seen on the roads. Between their luxury and sports vehicles (ie. racers), Lotus is an expensive make. The company is named after the lotus plant, one known for growing in/on water. The name is also used for the title of Christina Aguilera's seventh album and Santana's first live recording. Many know the lotus position as a cross-legged yoga movement made for meditation. The national flower of India, its prominence as an icon in a number of Indian religions is unmistakeable.

18. Fossil records of cacti date back to 35 million years. Within what geologic period of time did cacti originate?

From Quiz Cackling Cactus!

Answer: Paleogene

The Paleogene was a time period between approximately 65 and 23 million years ago. During the Paleogene, mammals evolved into larger and more complex creatures.

19. Which U.S. State is called The Bluegrass State?

From Quiz Grass : Questions Linked to the Green Stuff

Answer: Kentucky

The Commonwealth of Kentucky gets the nickname from its bluegrass pastures. It means that the State is well known for its livestock. In Europe we know the state as the home of the Kentucky Derby and a delicious form of fried chicken.

20. What nonsensical Beatles song contains the lyric: "sitting in an English garden waiting for the sun"?

From Quiz Down the Garden Path

Answer: I Am the Walrus

Quite the ubiquitous song, "I Am the Walrus" was based on the 'Walrus and the Carpenter' story seen in the works of Lewis Carroll. Originally appearing on the band's 1967 "Magical Mystery Tour" album, it was also packaged as a b-side with the upbeat song "Hello, Goodbye". "Magical Mystery Tour", as an album, has gained perfect reviews from many media outlets and has sold over millions of copies worldwide.

21. Flowers are generally known for their sweet fragrance. But here's an exception: This flower smells of decomposing flesh, and is thus, quite understandably, the smelliest flower. Which is it?

From Quiz Flowers for You!

Answer: Titan Arum

Titan Arum, or Amorphophallous titanium, is called the Corpse Flower! Incidentally, it is also the tallest flowering plant, and can grow to 8 metres in height!

22. What flower was used by the Incas as an image of their sun god?

From Quiz Flower Power

Answer: Sunflower

Temples were adorned with golden images of sunflowers, and Incan priestesses wore sunflower headdresses. The first European contact with the plants was when Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro found the Incan people in South America wearing them to honor their sun god. Sunflowers reached Europe in the early 17th century.

23. Complete the name of the 1990 sensual movie with Jacqueline Bisset, Mickey Rourke and Carre Otis: Wild ________.

From Quiz Flower Is the Answer

Answer: Orchid

Why are orchids associated with eroticism? Don't know! Maybe because of their shape. After all, orchid comes from the Greek word "orkhis" meaning "testicle".

24. Donald Duck's girlfriend's name is _____ Duck.

From Quiz Names of Flowers

Answer: daisy

25. Which animated ovine television character lives at Mossy Bottom Farm in a spin-off from the show "Wallace and Gromit"?

From Quiz Moss Only Grows on the North Side of This Quiz

Answer: Shaun the Sheep

Shaun is a sheep from the British-German television show "Shaun the Sheep". It started as a spin-off from "Wallace and Gromit" but soon gained a following of its own and spawned several series, television specials, and feature-length films. It is animated in a recognizable stop-motion method. The episodes are seven minutes in length and there were 150 episodes aired on CBBC (an affiliate of BBC) on and off between the years of 2007 and 2016. In 2020, the streaming service Netflix began airing more episodes subtitled "Adventures from Mossy Bottom", the name of the farm that Shaun and his flock live on.

26. The waterlily is the birth flower for which star sign, associated with water and the planet Neptune?

From Quiz Water Lilies

Answer: Pisces

The Water signs are Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces. Waterlilies are associated with Neptune, Pisces' ruler. Those born under the sign of Pisces (19 February - 20 March), the 12th sign of the zodiac, are said to privilege their spiritual side. Waterlilies, which symbolize beauty, enlightenment and purity, float on water, but their roots reach under water: they live between two worlds and adapt to their environment, just like those born under the sign of Pisces straddle the physical and the spiritual world. Gemini is an Air sign, Sagittarius a Fire sign, and Virgo an Earth sign.

27. Celebrities: Which lead singer for the band Led Zeppelin was named as one of the best singers of all time by "Rolling Stone" magazine in 2008?

From Quiz The Grass Type

Answer: Robert Plant

Robert Plant is considered an icon in the music industry. Many musical icons themselves, including Freddy Mercury, credit Robert Plant as their main inspiration. Plant has been called "the Greatest Voice in Rock" and "the Greatest Metal Vocalist of All Time" according various critics and magazines in the industry as well as in online polls.

28. What work of fiction contains the line "a rose by any other name would smell as sweet"?

From Quiz Daisy, Daisy, Give Me Your Answer Do

Answer: "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare

Perhaps one of the most famous literary romances of all time, "Romeo and Juliet" tells the story of two lovers pining to be with each other, but marred by their warring families in the city of Verona, Italy. Amongst one of Shakespeare's most well-known, oft-quoted tragic plays, "Romeo and Juliet" is also one of the most heavily adapted. The quote comes at one of the most memorable scenes in Act II, during which Juliet says the "O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo?" line. Roses, of course, are a symbol of love.

29. To which Biblical figure did God speak via a burning bush in Exodus?

From Quiz Bring Us a Shrubbery!

Answer: Moses

This story can be found in Exodus 3:1-25. An angel of God, communicating through a burning bush, told Moses that he was to go to the Pharaoh of Egypt and tell him to let the people of Israel go. Of course, the Pharaoh did not oblige, and thus followed the famous story of the ten plagues of Egypt, the parting of the Red Sea and the 40 years in the desert before reaching the Promised Land... Moses, one of the most important Christian, Islamic and Jewish figures, was the son of Amram and Jochebed, but was raised by the Pharaoh's daughter after the Pharaoh had ordered the death of all Hebrew children. His mother sent him down the Nile River in a bulrush craft, and the Pharaoh's daughter found him. He is also famous for receiving the Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai. According to many, he was also the author of the Torah (the first five books of the Jewish Bible).

30. What is the name of the 2005 film set in Kenya which won a then-pregnant Rachel Weisz her first Oscar?

From Quiz Down the Garden Path

Answer: The Constant Gardener

"The Constant Gardener", directed by Fernando Meirelles (known for "City of God" and "Blindness"), was nominated for four Academy Awards at the 2006 ceremonies. Set in Kenya, the movie follows an activist and a diplomat who discovers that his wife has been killed. As the movie unfolds, more mysteries put the protagonist, played by Ralph Fiennes, between himself and the truth. The gardening aspect of the film comes from Fiennes' character whose hobby involves cultivating gardens. Weisz won her first Oscar (in the 'Best Supporting Actress' field) and the Golden Globe in the same year. The film was nominated for ten BAFTA Awards.

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