Floriculture MCQ For Competitive Exam


1. Landscape planning means:

A. A comprehensive plan is a prerequisite
B. This plan should take into account the suitability of lawns and gardens
C. According to the requirements of the users
D. The economy in their development and maintenance
E. All of the above

2. A flower garden is:

A. A flowery garden completes the beauty of a house
B. It goes to satisfy aesthetic sense along with palate
C. Both (a) & (b)
D. None of these

3. Plumeria obtusa, Linn is:

A. A small deciduous tree with thick branches and copious milky juice
B. Leaves spirally arranged
C. 6-12 inches long
D. All of the above

4. Implementation is made by which way:

A. The work scheme of planting constitutes three main categories of the trees
for framing the view
B. Background and broder planting
C. Foundation and border shrubs
D. All of the above

5. There are major types of plants used for landscaping are:

A. Tree
B. Shrubs
C. Vines or climbers
D. Flowers
E. All of the above

6. Jacaranda mimosifolia, Don is:

A. A large tree
B. Leaves 1-2 feet
C. Long bipinnate
D. All of the above

7. Guidelines about gardening are:

A. Always pick flowers in the early morning or in the evening
B. Always carry cut flowers heads down to ensure their freshness for a longer
C. If you have freshly picked flowers and want them to be preserved for a
longer period plunge them in a bucket or sink of water right upto their
D. The flowers will remain fresh for a longer period of if you put their stems
embedded inside a potato frustum
E. All of the above

8. Commonly grown flowering shrubs and trees are:

A. Delonix regia, Bojer
B. Millettia ovalifolia, Kurz
C. Erytherina glabrescens, Parker
D. Cassia fistula, Linn
E. All of the above

9. In miniature carnations which operation is mostly practised?

A. Staking
B. long day
C. Pinching
D. none of these

10. Delonix regia, Bojer is:

A. The gold Mohr native of Madagascar is a large deciduous trees
B. Leaves bipinnate
C. Flowers 4 inches across bright-scarlet
D. All of the above

11. Lantana camara, Linn is:

A. A large scrambling evergreen shrub
B. 4-8 feet high twigs usually more or less prickly pubescent, prickles
C. Both (a) & (b)
D. None of these

12. Trees in landscaping is / are:

A. Trees are the backbone of almost all landscape planting
B. The very fact that they take a large number of years to reach maturity
C. And display the inherent grace, it is essential that these should be selected
and placed with great care
D. All of the above

13. Division of trees in various groups is:

A. Evergreen
B. Deciduous
C. Both (a) & (b)
D. None of these

14. The role of shrubs in landscape designing is:

A. The dividing line between a shrub and a tree is not always well marked
B. The shrub will have many stems rising from the ground against the single
one of a tree
C. The colour of shrub flowers, its length of blooming and the season of bloom
are very important
D. All of the above
E. Both A and B

15. Vines and climbers is / are:

A. By different methods and it is essential to be familiar with the way which
vine supports itself
B. They are, weavers, twiners, tendril bearers, etc.
C. Both (a) & (b)
D. None of these

16. Rose (Rosa indica) is:

A. Rose is the most popular and most enchanting flower not only for its look or
B. Its various medicinal and commercial uses
C. Both (a) & (b)
D. None of these

17. Marigold or Genda is:

A. A very useful flower which has variety of uses
B. Its ideal time for sowing is spring season
C. Both (a) & (b)
D. None of these

18. Millettia ovalifolia, Kurz is:

A. A small deciduous tree
B. Flowers purple
C. In recemes 2-3 inches long
D. All of the above

19. Cassia glauca is:

A. A shrub or small tree
B. Leaves 6-9 inches long
C. Both (a) & (b)
D. None of these

20. Parkinsonia aculeata, Linn is:

A. A small evergreen tree
B. Bark thin, smooth
C. Branches green
D. All of the above

21. Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Linn is:

A. A large evergreen shrub
B. Leaves 3-4 inches long
C. Coarsely toothed
D. Staminal-tube much exerted
E. All of the above

22. Hamelia patens, Jacq is:

A. A large evergreen shrub
B. Leaves in whorls, elliptic-oblong or oblong-ovate
C. Both (a) & (b)
D. None of these

23. Jasminum grandiflorum, Linn is:

A. A large twinning nearly glabrous shrub with suberect striate branches
B. Leaves opposite
C. Flowers 1.2-1.5 inches across
D. white in lax axillary and terminal cymes
E. All of the above

24. Mogra or daisy is:

A. It should be grown at the onset of winters just after rains
B. Its main season is winters
C. Both (a) & (b)
D. None of these

25. Shrub borders is / are:

A. The formal walls of foliage used in landscaping to define area limits have
the same purpose as hedges
B. But create an enclosure bordered only by soft massed foliage instead of
brick or wooden fence
C. Both (a) & (b)
D. None of these

26. Jasmine is:

A. It is very soft and sweet flower of enchanting fragrance
B. It is also used to prepare oil
C. It is a very delicate flower and needs meticulous care
D. All of the above

27. Tulip is:

A. It is called ‘Gul-lala’ in Urdu
B. Its flowers are bright and cup-shaped
C. The ideal time to make preparation for its growth is between September to
D. All of the above

28. Bougainville multicolour is:

A. A large suberect shrub
B. Branches scrambling over tall trees; armed with recurved thorns
C. Leaves 1-2 inch long, 25 inch across in threes
D. All of the above

29. Nerium indicum, Mill is:

A. An erect glabrous evergreen shrub with milky juice
B. Leave ternate, sometimes opposite, thick coriaceous
C. flowers 1-5 inches across red pink or white fragrant in terminal panicles
D. All of the above

30. In a formal garden the imaginary central line is known as

A. edges
B. axis
C. focal point
D. hedges

31. Plant suitable for Pergolas among the following

A. Tuja
B. Phyllanthus
C. Jasmine
D. Casuarina

32. Which of the following is the quickest method of lawn making?

A. Seeding
B. Dibbling
C. Turfing
D. Turf plastering

33. Main features of English garden

A. lawn
B. rockery
C. lanterns
D. border

34. Japanese garden do not have

A. terrace garden
B. sand garden
C. stone lantern
D. stream

35. Xeriscaping is a type of landscaping that uses plant that need very little

A. clean air
B. sunlight
C. soil
D. water

36. Green Façade is the term used in which of the following

A. vermi culture
B. seri culture
C. Green manuring
D. Vertical gardening

37. Plant suitable for topiary

A. Tecoma
B. Duranta
C. Thunbergia
D. Clerodendron

38. Plant which is suitable as a central specimen in Garden

A. Bougainvillea
B. Banyan tree
C. Christmas tree
D. Rain tree

39. Plant suitable for Bonsai making and which is easily available

A. rain tree
B. Banyan tree
C. Acacia
D. all of these

40. Calyx splitting is common practice in

A. Lily
B. Marigold
C. Gladiolus
D. Carnation

41. Silver thiosulphate is commonly used to exchange flower longevity in

A. tulip
B. rose
C. lily
D. Carnation

42. In miniature carnations which operation is mostly practised?

A. Staking
B. long day
C. Pinching
D. none of these

43. First hybrid in Gladiolus was —– developed in 1841

A. G. gandavensis
B. G.psittacinus
C. G.oppositiflorus
D. None of these.

44. Cyanidin anthocyanin is present in– colour

A. black
B. pink
C. bluish red
D. yellowish white

45. Which is most popular variety of roses in protected cultivation in India?

A. Grand gala
B. Konfetti
C. First red
D. All of these

46. Pelargonidin anthocyanin is present in — colour

A. blue
B. white
C. yellow
D. orange red

47. Chemical defoliation in roses is done by

A. urea
B. auxin
D. copper sulphate

48. Which is not a cultivar of China aster?

A. Rakhi
B. PG White
C. PG Violet
D. PG Purple

49. Plant form in Kochia is

A. informal
B. globular
C. conical
D. columnar

50. Gladiolus is propagated by…?

A. Bulb
B. Corm
C. Tuber
D. Rhizome

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