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Bonsai Quiz

I’m sure you’ve seen bonsai, directly, through movies or pictures.

Bonsai cannot simply be owned and maintained in order to stay alive but must be maintained in order to remain in accordance with the original concept, and it is not that easy.

The ultimate goal of growing a Bonsai is to create a miniaturized but realistic representation of nature in the form of a tree. Bonsai are not genetically dwarfed plants, in fact, many of tree species can be used to grow one. Bonsai is a work of art that will never be finished.

  • Question of

    The word “Bon-sai” (often misspelled as bonzai or banzai) is a Japanese term which, literally translated, means “planted in a container”. This art form is derived from

    • Fiji
    • Japan
    • China
    • Indonesia
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    This art form is derived from an ancient horticultural practice, part of which was then redeveloped under the influence of Japanese Zen Buddhism. It has been around for well over a ….. years.

    • Hundred
    • Thousand
    • Ten thousand
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    Bonsai size consists of 10 classifications. The smallest bonsai size is 1-3 “(3-8 cm), which is called

    • Mame
    • Hachi-uye
    • Shohin
    • Keshitsubo
  • Question of

    All types of plants can be formed into bonsai.

    • Yes
    • No
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    The purposes of bonsai are primarily

    • Move the favorite ornamental plants from the garden or forest into pots and keep them alive
    • Contemplation for the viewer, and the pleasant exercise of effort and ingenuity for the grower
    • Maintain ornamental plants in pots
    • Keeping the dwarf tree to keep it dwarf alive within a small pot.
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    The practice of bonsai is sometimes confused with dwarfing. A bonsai is created beginning with a specimen of source material. Various specimens of it except

    • The source specimen is shaped to be relatively small and to meet the aesthetic standards of bonsai.
    • Parts of the root and base of the large tree trunks that have been felled
    • The beautiful piece of tree branch that placed in a pot where its base covered with soil
    • From seeds
  • Question of

    Here are some types of fruit trees that can be made as bonsai except

    • Apple trees
    • Grape vine
    • Papaya trees
    • Carambola trees
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    If two branches occur at the same height of the tree, what to do is

    • Keep one of them and remove the other
    • Keep them both
    • Point one branch up and the other down.
    • Keep one of them and drain the other as an ornament.
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    In general, the highest size of a bonsai is

    • 16-36″ (41-91 cm)
    • 30-48″ (76-122 cm)
    • 40-60″ (102-152 cm)
    • 60-80″ (152-203 cm)
  • Question of

    Of the various bonsai sizes below, one of the bigest of them is

    • Hachi-uye
    • Shohin
    • Katade-mochi
    • Komono
  • Question of

    Here are the types of flowering plants that can be made as bonsai except

    • Azalea
    • Bougainvillea
    • Roses
    • Wisteria
  • Question of

    The styles of bonsai are important to gain a basic understanding of shapes and should serve as guidelines to successfully train miniature trees. Here are some of bonsai style except

    • Broom
    • Informal upright
    • Stack branches.
    • Literati
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    This Bonsai is reported to be over a thousand years old; the oldest Bonsai tree in the world. It is the main tree on display, at the Crespi Italian Bonsai museum. This tree is a

    • Maple
    • Ficus
    • Elm
    • Juniper
  • Question of

    Some types of trees are suitable for indoor bonsai without the need for sunlight at all.

    • Yes
    • No


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  1. I only got 5 out of 14, but I found the quiz absolutely fascinating. I think you must have some considerable experience and expertise in this art form, Albert. Thanks so much for sharing your knowledge. I hope you will make more quizzes, and not keep all your knowledge to yourself 🙂

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