Su­per Quiz

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Score 1 point for each cor­rect an­swer on the Fresh­man Level, 2 points on the Grad­u­ate Level and 3 points on the Ph.D. Level.

TREES

(e.g., Term for trees that sea­son­ally shed leaves.

An­swer: De­cid­u­ous.)

1. Which tree is of­ten de­scribed as “weep­ing”? An­swer________

2. Name of the line mark­ing the up­per limit of tree growth in moun­tains or north­ern lat­i­tudes. An­swer________

3. Quote the next line of the poem: “I think that I shall never see.”

An­swer________

4. The diet of a koala is largely made up of leaves from this tree. An­swer________

5. In the fir tree, the seeds are not held in the

flow­ers but in the _ _ _ _ _. An­swer________ 6. Which tree is cen­tral to the flag of Le­banon?

An­swer________

7. Which poem con­tains: “Now, of my three­score years and ten, Twenty will not come again”? An­swer________

8. Betty Smith wrote this semi-bi­o­graph­i­cal novel with a ti­tle that con­tains “Tree.” An­swer________

9. What type of tree is con­sid­ered to be the tallest in the world?

An­swer________

18 points — con­grat­u­la­tions, doc­tor; 15 to 17 points — hon­ors grad­u­ate; 10 to 14 points — you’re plenty smart, but no grind; 4 to 9 points — you re­ally should hit the books harder; 1 point to 3 points — en­roll in re­me­dial cour­ses im­me­di­ately; 0 points — who reads the ques­tions to you?

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