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Royal Horticultural Society: Quiz


Question 1: The RHS has four flagship gardens in England: Wisley Garden, near the village of Wisley in Surrey; Rosemoor in ________; Hyde Hall in Essex and Harlow Carr in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

Question 2: The society's first garden was in ________, from 1818 – 1822.
KnightsbridgeChelsea, LondonKensingtonWest Kensington, London

Question 3: The creation of a British horticultural society was suggested by John Wedgwood (son of ________) in 1800.
Darwin–Wedgwood familyJosiah WedgwoodTrent and Mersey CanalStoke-on-Trent

Question 4: James's Palace and ________), Charles Francis Greville (a Lord of the Admiralty) and Richard Anthony Salisbury, who was to become the Secretary of the new society.
Buckingham PalaceHampton Court PalaceSt. James's PalaceKensington Palace

Question 5: The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) was founded in 1804 in London, ________ as the Horticultural Society of London, and gained its present name in a Royal Charter granted in 1861 by Prince Albert.
EnglandUnited KingdomScotlandWales

Question 6: The RHS also publishes both The Plantsman and The Orchid Review four times a year, and Hanburyana, an annual publication dedicated to horticultural ________.
TaxonomyFolk taxonomyBiological classificationMilitary taxonomy

Question 7: In 1821 the society leased part of the Duke of Devonshire's estate at ________ to set up an experimental garden; in 1823 it employed Joseph Paxton there.

Question 8: It is a charity and exists to promote gardening and horticulture in Britain and ________.
BalkansEastern EuropeWestern EuropeEurope


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