10 most difficult botany riddles A list of ten (out of 39) botany related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Botany quiz Who was the first to create a zoo and botanical garden for scientific study?Aristotle. Throughout his conquests of Asia, Alexander the Great collected many plant and animal specimens for Aristotle’s research. This allowed Aristotle to develop in Athens the first zoo and botanical garden in existence.very hard 26% AristotleAristotle26%GalileoGalileo11%Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus32%Charles DarwinCharles Darwin29%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4588 answers in 4 languages »science riddles » How deep is the root system of a giant sequoia?4 meters (13 feet). The sequoias root system is wide spreading, but shallow. There is no taproot. A mature sequoia's roots can occupy over 1 acre of earth and contain over 90,000 cubic feet of soil. very hard 30% 4 meters (13 feet)4 meters (13 feet)30%20 meters (60 feet)20 meters (60 feet)16%40 meters (130 feet)40 meters (130 feet)26%80 meters (260 feet)80 meters (260 feet)26%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8975 answers in 4 languages »trees riddles » Where is saffron crocus most abundant in the wild?Nowhere. The saffron crocus is a triploid that is incapable of independent sexual reproduction — all propagation is via manual "divide-and-set" of a starter clone. It may have emerged via plant breeding in late Bronze-Age Crete.very hard 32% Northern EuropeNorthern Europe25%Middle EastMiddle East35%AfricaAfrica7%nowherenowhere32%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 5468 answers in 2 languages »flowers riddles » This is Schlumbergera, commonly called Christmas Cactus, because it flowers in winter. How is it called in southeast Brazil, where it occurs in the wild?Flor de Maio (May flower). In Brazil, the genus is referred to as Flor de Maio (May flower), reflecting the period in which they flower in the Southern Hemisphere.very hard 35% Flor de Natal (Christmas flower)Flor de Natal (Christmas flower)26%Flor de Dezembro (December flowe)Flor de Dezembro (December flowe)22%Flor de Maio (May flower)Flor de Maio (May flower)35%Flor de Papai Noel (Santa Flower)Flor de Papai Noel (Santa Flower)15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12535 answers in 2 languages »geography of Brazil riddles » What was the original color of the carrot grown in Europe?Violet. Since the ancient times in Asia a black carrot was grown (var. atropururea), which was brought also to Europe during the Middle Ages. Through seventeen centuries almost all the carrots that were grown were violet. The modern carrot was grown out of a mutation in the Netherlands. As it was sweeter and bigger, it quickly replaced the anterior varietyvery hard 35% blackblack13%violetviolet35%redred18%whitewhite32%Created by: karolinqa. Statistics based on 463 answers in 2 languages »plants riddles » How many types of blackberries are growing in Poland?50-90. The blackberry system is extremely complex, because they can reproduce asexually, creating numerous apomictions. There is a separate scientific specialization in the field of blackberry taxonomy (including raspberries) - batology.very hard 39% 117%2221%7731%50-9050-9039%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 7970 answers in 2 languages »fruits riddles » What is a Curaçao liqueur flavored with?Orange peel. Curaçao is made of dried peel of Laraha (Citrus aurantium currassuviencis), a citrus too bitter to be edible. The beverage and the plant come from Dutch Curaçao island by the coasts of Venezuela. Feral Laraha evolved from domesticated Seville orange brought to the island by Spanish settlers. Its peel is also used in medicine to treat stomach.hard 44% raspberryraspberry3%orange peelorange peel44%key lime and herbskey lime and herbs34%almondsalmonds16%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 13468 answers in 2 languages »drinks riddles » This kind of tilted forest is a common sight in subarctic taiga. What is this phenomenon caused by?The soil. The permafrost prevents trees from developing deep root system. Climate variations or forest fires can thaw the upper extents of the permafrost, creating a ground slump called thermokarst.hard 45% the soilthe soil45%meteoritemeteorite9%low sun positionlow sun position18%the windthe wind26%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 15323 answers in 4 languages »soil riddles » Which non-coniferous trees are the tallest in the world?Eucalypts. Eucalyptus regnans, the Australian mountain ash, is the tallest of all flowering plants. Today, the tallest measured specimen named Centurion is 99.6 m (327 ft) tall (taller than the highest giant sequoia). Six other eucalypt species exceed 80 metres in height.hard 46% oaksoaks5%populuspopulus15%baobabsbaobabs33%eucalyptseucalypts46%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11226 answers in 4 languages »nature riddles » What kind of plantation is that?Asparagus. Hilling, earthing up or ridging is the technique of piling soil up around the base of a plant, which buries the normally above-ground part of the plant. Hilling promotes the desired growth of asparagus, it also prevents the production of chlorophyl, which keeps asparagus pale and delicate.hard 51% potatopotato19%gingerginger23%asparagusasparagus51%sugar beetsugar beet5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8923 answers in 2 languages »crops riddles » Play botany quiz and see all the questions.