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Bay Laurel: Quiz


Question 1:
What is the binomial of Bay Laurel?
Girardinus falcatus
Salix shiraii
Laurus nobilis
Grallaricula lineifrons

Question 2:
What genus does Bay Laurel belong to?

Question 3: The shield on the Flag of the ________ consists of one bay laurel and one palm.
CubaHaitiDominican RepublicNicaragua

Question 4: It is also the source of the word baccalaureate (laurel berry), and of ________.
Joseph BrodskyRobert FrostEnglandPoet Laureate

Question 5: Bay leaves are eaten by the caterpillars of some ________, for example the Eastern tiger swallowtail (Papilio glaucus).

Question 6: It is dioecious, with male and female ________ on separate plants; each flower is pale yellow-green, about 1 cm diameter, borne in pairs together beside a leaf.
FruitFlowerFlowering plantSeed

Question 7: The fruit contains up to 30% fatty oils and about 1% essential oils (terpenes, sesquiterpenes, ________ and ketones).

Question 8: A wreath of bay laurels was given as the prize at the Pythian Games because the games were in honor of ________ and the laurel was one of his symbols ever since his unsuccessful pursuit of Daphne.
Greek mythologyArtemisApolloHera

Question 9: In ________, the tree was first formed when the nymph Daphne changed into it to escape the lustful pursuit of the Olympian god Apollo; see Apollo and Daphne.
Greek mythologyTrojan WarMuseHera

Question 10: Bay laurel leaves are used in the design of the 10 yen coin in ________.
JapanCanadaUnited KingdomCambodia


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