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Zingiberales: Quiz


Question 1: The ________, also recognised this order consisting of the same eight families, but organized the order in the subclass Zingiberidae of the class Liliopsida [=monocotyledons].
APG III systemCronquist systemDicotyledonRosales

Question 2: It is considered that the Zingiberales together with the Commelinales evolved around 80 million years ago during the ________.
Late CretaceousCretaceous–Tertiary extinction eventMaastrichtianGeologic time scale

Question 3: The APG II system, of 2003 (unchanged from the ________, 1998), recognises this order and assigns it to the clade commelinids, in the monocots.
DicotyledonMalpighialesAPG systemEudicots

Question 4: This order includes many familiar plants like ginger, cardamom, turmeric, galangal and myoga of the Zingiberaceae or ginger family, and ________ and plantains of the Musaceae or banana family, along with arrowroot of the Marantaceae or arrowroot family.
Papua New GuineaPhilippinesBananaCoconut

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