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Question 1: It is tolerant of grazing and regenerates following occasional burning, and is often managed in nature reserves and grouse moors by sheep or ________ grazing, and also by light burning.
Wild boarWater BuffaloDeerCattle

Question 2: By law the heather must be cleaned carefully before brewing, as the undersides of the leaves may contain a dusting of an ________-like fungus, which is a hallucinogenic intoxicant.
Claviceps purpureaErgolineLysergic acid diethylamideErgot

Question 3: Willow Grouse and ________ feed on the young shoots and seeds of this plant.
Black GrouseRed GrouseRed DeerRock Ptarmigan

Question 4: Calluna vulgaris, known as Common Heather, ling, or simply heather,[1] is the sole species in the ________ Calluna in the family Ericaceae.
GenusLifeBiological classificationClass (biology)

Question 5: Heather is a very popular ornamental plant in ________ and for landscaping.
Garden designBagh (garden)GardenGardening

Question 6: There are many named ________, selected for variation in flower color and for different foliage color and growing habits.
Genera PlantarumBotanical nameCultigenCultivar

Question 7: It is the dominant plant in most heathland and moorland in Europe, and in some ________ vegetation and acidic pine and oak woodland.
BogEnglandPeatUnited Kingdom

Question 8: Heather is an ingredient in gruit, a mixture of flavourings used in the brewing of beer during the ________ before the use of hops.
High Middle AgesLate Middle AgesEarly Middle AgesMiddle Ages

Question 9: The larvae of a number of ________ species also feed on the plant – see list of Lepidoptera that feed on Calluna.

Question 10: The specific name vulgaris is ________ for 'common'.
Roman EmpireLatinOld LatinVulgar Latin


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