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Basil: Quiz


Question 1: myrcene (________, myrcia)[citation needed]
Dysphania ambrosioidesGarlicBay leafClove

Question 2: citronellol (scented geraniums, ________, and citronella)[citation needed]
CitrusEnglandRosa caninaRose

Question 3:
What is the binomial of Basil?
Ocimum basilicum
Hechtia lyman-smithii
Parabuteo unicinctus
Litsea scortechinii

Question 4: Several other basils, including some other Ocimum species, are grown in many regions of ________.

Question 5:
What family does Basil belong to?

Question 6:
What kind of animal is a Basil?

Question 7: Basil (Ocimum basilicum) (pronounced /ˈbæzəl/ or /ˈbeɪzəl/), of the family ________ (mints), is a tender low-growing herb.
LamiaceaeLemon balmSavory (genus)Verbenaceae

Question 8: Licorice Basil contains ________, the same chemical that makes anise smell like licorice, and in fact is sometimes called Anise Basil.

Question 9: The citrus scent of lemon basil and lime basil is because they have a higher portion of citral which causes this effect in several plants, including lemon mint, and ________, which gives actual lemon peel its scent.
CymeneMaleic anhydrideLimoneneBiphenyl

Question 10: Boccaccio's tale is the source of ________' poem Isabella or The Pot of Basil - which in turn inspired the paintings Isabella (Millais painting) and Isabella and the Pot of Basil.
Romantic poetryJohn KeatsGeorge Gordon Byron, 6th Baron ByronPercy Bysshe Shelley

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