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Nature Trivia

Flora Facts

Plants are on our front lawn and on our dinner plates. Take this quiz to find out more about them

 

  1. What does it mean for a plant to be native?

    It was grown by Native Americans.

    It was grown by Native Americans. | Incorrect

    It naturally belongs in the place where it is growing.

    It naturally belongs in the place where it is growing. | Correct

    It is the first plant that grew in a place.

    It is the first plant that grew in a place. | Incorrect

    It is the only plant that grows in a place.

    It is the only plant that grows in a place. | Incorrect

  2. What is the name for a plant that doesn’t belong in a certain place?

    Invasive

    Invasive | Correct

    Lost

    Lost | Incorrect

    Native

    Native | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

  3. You might think bugs are icky, but believe it or not, some plants need bugs to help them grow. Bugs pick up pollen from plants, moving it around to other plants, so that new plants can grow. What kinds of bugs help out with this process?

    Honey Bees

    Honey Bees | Incorrect

    Butterflies

    Butterflies | Incorrect

    Moths

    Moths | Incorrect

    All of the above!

    All of the above! | Correct

  4. On the other hand, what does it mean if a plant is carnivorous?

    They like to go to carnivals.

    They like to go to carnivals. | Incorrect

    They like to eat bugs.

    They like to eat bugs. | Correct

    They like to ride in cars.

    They like to ride in cars. | Incorrect

    They are the kinds of plants dinosaurs liked to eat.

    They are the kinds of plants dinosaurs liked to eat. | Incorrect

  5. Mmm…plants can be really yummy! What do you call an animal that eats ONLY plants?

    Carnivore

    Carnivore | Incorrect

    Omnivore

    Omnivore | Incorrect

    Herbivore

    Herbivore | Correct

    Salad-a-vore

    Salad-a-vore | Incorrect

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