A Quiz To Test Your Knowledge: Wind, Insect or Bird Pollination

There may be more than 1 right answer, please select the BEST answer.

1. Anthers and stigmas arranged to help pollen transfer by specific nectar-eating birds.


2. Can have strong scent, especially when pollinated by night-flying insects.


3. Have nectar.


4. Huge amounts of pollen.


5. Anthers and stigmas arranged to help pollen transfer by specific flying or crawling insects.


6. Large stigmas and exposed anthers.


7. Lots of nectar as a reward.


8. No scent (birds do not have a strong sense of smell).


9. No scent or nectar.


10. Often brightly coloured petals (red, yellow, orange).


11. Often have many small flowers packed onto a flower spike.


12. Often have no petals.


13. Often white, green or pale-coloured petals but can also be brightly coloured.


14. Sometimes have obvious guide marks.


15. Flowers have curved, tubular shapes.


16. Flowers usually emerge early in the spring before the leaves.