No one sent in all correct answers to the tree quiz.
|1. A tree brings down the temperature of a place by losing water through transpiration. The temperature loss is upto
|O 2 Degree c
||O 4 Degree c
||O 10 Degree c
|2. Burning forests let off
|3. If one hectare of land is left without green cover, the amount of fertile top soil taken away by the wind and water every year is
|4. When in flower, this tree is either entirely leafless or left with some leaves on lower branches. A red coloured gum exudes from the tree which is largely used in medicine
and in tanning & dyeing. The leaves serve as plates. What is this tree?
|O Flame of the Forest
||O Indian Coral Tree
||O The Pagoda Tree
|5. The bark of this tree is covered with sharp, conical prickles which disappear with increasing age. The fleshy petals of the flowers are eaten by birds & squirrels. The
fruits ripen and open while still on the tree. What is this tree?
|O Bhendi Tree
||O Silk Cotton Tree
||O Java Cassia
|6. The flowers of this tree are streaming clusters of bright yellow blossoms which hang from its branches. What is this tree?
|O Queen of Flowers
||O The Indian Laburnum
|7. The leaves of this tree resemble the imprint of a camel's foot; being joined together in the middle each leaf looks like one of Siamese twins. In fact the Latin name
for the tree was given by two 16th Century German botanists who were identical twins. Theses trees grow all over India.
|8. A tropical evergreen, related to mahogany. Has potential in the fields of pest management, environmental protection & medicine.
|9. Nature was left untouched by humans at various spots that dot India's countryside. These sites owe their existence to
|O Forest Laws
||O NGOs working for tree conservation
||O Sacred Groves
|10. The Government of India's Wildlife Conservation Program comprise just over ---------% of India's land surface.
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'Parks Sanctuaries of India'