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Question 1: They are located near the ________ in Lam Tsuen.
Tin Hau temples in Hong KongHong Kong IslandYuen Long DistrictIslands District

Question 2: In ________, the banyan tree is considered sacred and is called "Vat Vriksha." God Shiva as Dakshinamurthy is nearly always depicted sitting in silence under the banyan with rishis at his feet.
BuddhismHinduismIndian religionsAyyavazhi

Question 3: A banyan is a fig that starts its life as an epiphyte when its ________ germinate in the cracks and crevices on a host tree (or on structures like buildings and bridges).
SeedFlowering plantPlantFruit

Question 4:
What genus does Banyan belong to?

Question 5: was planted by Thomas Alva Edison in ________.
North Fort Myers, FloridaCape Coral, FloridaFort Myers, FloridaBonita Springs, Florida

Question 6: The largest such tree is now found in ________ in India.

Question 7: A variety of the Banyan known as Indian Banyan or Ficus bengalensis is the National tree of ________.
Lok SabhaResearch and Analysis WingIndiaIndia and the Non-Aligned Movement

Question 8: The name was originally given to F. benghalensis and comes from ________ where early travellers observed that the shade of the tree was frequented by banias or Indian traders.
Research and Analysis WingIndia and the Non-Aligned MovementLok SabhaIndia

Question 9: It is meant to symbolize the unity of ________ - one country with many far-flung roots.

Question 10: ________ references the banyan in his 1990 song Spirit Voices, from the album The Rhythm of the Saints.
Paul SimonSimon & GarfunkelArt GarfunkelMrs. Robinson


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