Answers to Stephen's Celebrating Trees Quiz 2019
1) Ebony and Ivory
2) Wind in the Willows
3) Norway Spruce
5) Nightmare on Elm Street
6) Birch (Bjork in Icelandic)
7) Lesley Ash
8) Quincey Jones
9) Olive Oil
10) Holly Willoughby
1 Canada has a leaf of what type of tree on its flag?
C - Maple
2 Which type of tree is famous for being the closest survivor of the Hiroshima bomb?
C - Ginkgo
3 Isaac Newton is said to have “discovered” gravity while sitting under?
A - Apple
4 General Sherman is a large tree in California, is it?
C - Giant Redwood
5 Which of these is the first to flower each year?
C - Blackthorn
6 A tree disease in the 1970s wiped out most of Britain’s large?
A - Ash
7 Calvados is a French brandy made with fruit from what type of tree?
A - Apple
8 Which of these trees are NOT closely related to the other two?
C - Cherry
9 The street in Berlin, Unter den Linden is lined with which type of tree?
A - Lime
10 Which of these trees is the last to lose its leaves in Autumn?
B - Oak
11 There are how many species of oak tree worldwide?
C - Over 500
12 Coffee comes from a tree in the same family as?
A - Cinchona
13 A genealogist is an expert in?
A - Family Trees
14 A scary kids film from East Germany based on Grimms Fairy Tale….
B - The Singing Ringing Tree
15 The Group Foals released in 2015/2016:
B - Birch Tree
16 Vincent van Gogh painted a year before he died a picture titled?
A - Mulberry Tree
17 The home ground of Kent Cricket Club in Canterbury has on its pitch?
B - Lime
18 Written by William Shakespear…. “Under the” ?
B - Greenwood Tree
19 Gin is flavoured by the fruit of which native tree?
A - Juniper Tree
20 In the Blade of Tempest Manga by Kyō Shirodaira there is a plot to awaken?
A - Tree of Exodus
21 Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds released in 2016 the album?
C - The Skeleton Tree
22 There is a special ale brewed today for us by Redemption inspired by?
B - Bruce Castle's Oak
23 Dawn Redwood is?
C - A type of redwood tree in China
Responses to the Quiz:
Greg @GregPackman - Arboriculturalist:
My team came third, on a tree quiz! Reconsidering my life choices at this point!
Paul @The StreetTree: Life changing
Margaret, Greg, Paul and Quizmeister Stephen after the Celebrating Trees quiz in the Antwerp Arms.
Greg: This is the moment that @TheStreetTree
and I both realised that neither of our teams had won the pub quiz on trees 😔 Margaret and Stephen can't believe it!
Paul: Just goes to show how much tree knowledge there is out there, just waiting for a tree quiz!