小測驗 — 和 “園藝” 有關的詞彙

We grow a lot of our food in the soil. Test yourself about the language of growing things in this quiz.
A quiz about the soil.

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沒有 “土壤 soil”,大部分的農作物就不能生長,人類也因此無法獲得糧食。聯合國糧食及農業組織把每年的12月5日定為 “世界土壤日 World Soil Day”,這是一個倡導人們關注土壤汙染和糧食安全的節日。下面的六道題都關於“園藝、種植”。比如,種菜、種花時要埋到土裡的 “種子” 怎麼說?怎樣形容一個人園藝高超?

1. People who are good at growing vegetables, flowers and plants are said to have ______.

a) green fingers

b) brown nails

c) earth hands

d) soil palms

2. Small insects, beetles and bugs that can be found in the soil are called this.

a) wriggly-worms

b) scary-scratchers

c) creepy-crawlies

d) angry-ants

3. These are plants that are not wanted but seem to grow quite easily.

a) bushes

b) weeds

c) flowers

d) hedges

4. To grow certain plants, you first need to put these in the soil.

a) pots

b) leaves

c) slugs

d) seeds

5. What do we call the old vegetables and grass cuttings, for example, that can be used to help plants grow?

a) herbicide

b) grow-bags

c) compost

d) droppings

6. The system for supplying water to farmers’ fields is known as ______.

a) articulation

b) liquidation

c) liquefaction

d) irrigation

答案

1) a, 2) c, 3) b, 4) d, 5) c, 6) d.