The Orchid Thief Test | Final Test - Easy

Susan Orlean
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The Orchid Thief Test | Final Test - Easy

Susan Orlean
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What apes in the family Hylobatidae are often smuggled into Florida?
(a) Chimpanzees.
(b) Macaques.
(c) Gibbons.
(d) Gorillas.

2. One of Tom Fennell's neighbors had bell peppers worth how much money stolen from his fields?
(a) $12,000.
(b) $5,000.
(c) $35,000.
(d) $20,000.

3. How many greenhouses in the Orchid Jungle were destroyed by Hurricane Andrew?
(a) 8.
(b) 13.
(c) 7.
(d) 4.

4. Where was Osceola born?
(a) Tallassee, Alabama.
(b) Birmingham, Alabama.
(c) Mobile, Alabama.
(d) Montgomery, Alabama.

5. What did Laroche do with the stolen orchids which didn't die?
(a) Glued them to trees.
(b) Sold them.
(c) Hid them.
(d) Put them in pots.

6. What was the name of Robert Fuchs' great-grandfather?
(a) Michael.
(b) Marcus.
(c) Charles.
(d) Robert.

7. Robert Fuchs is from a family that has been growing orchids for how many generations?
(a) 2.
(b) 1.
(c) 3.
(d) 7.

8. When did the Billy Bowlegs War take place?
(a) 1884.
(b) 1848.
(c) 1867.
(d) 1855.

9. Where did Martin Motes drive to set up his display for the annual show in Fortunes?
(a) The Tampa Convention Center.
(b) The Miami Convention Center.
(c) The Miami Mall.
(d) The Tampa Arboretum.

10. What woman famous in the orchid community for her touch with Ghost Orchids suffered a plant crime when someone mysteriously destroys the pods of some of her orchids?
(a) Wendy Jones.
(b) Savilla Quick.
(c) Susan Zarros.
(d) Diane Williams.

11. What refers to a species of grass in the genus Imperata which is placed in the subfamily Panicoideae, supertribe Andropogonodae, tribe Andropogoneae?
(a) Kentucky bluegrass.
(b) Ryegrass.
(c) Asian cogon grass.
(d) Fescue.

12. Where was Osceola tricked and trapped on New Year's Day?
(a) Charlotte, North Carolina.
(b) Durham, North Carolina.
(c) Forth Moultrie, South Carolina.
(d) Charleston, South Carolina.

13. What company had begun logging the Fakahatchee Strand for cypress trees in the 1950s?
(a) Jones Forestry Inc.
(b) John Smith Swamp Logging.
(c) The Lee Tidewater Cypress Company.
(d) Steven's Timber Company.

14. At the South Florida Orchid Society in Fortunes, Susan calculated that there were roughly how much money worth of flowers?
(a) $24 million.
(b) $40 million.
(c) $4 million.
(d) $34 million.

15. What was Osceola named at birth?
(a) Billy Powell.
(b) John Lindley.
(c) Abraham Fulton.
(d) Albert Carter.

Short Answer Questions

1. The poisonous South American toad now can grow up to how many pounds?

2. Who discovered the last species of Cattleya that would be discovered?

3. Who accompanies Denise to Motes Orchids in Anyone Can Grow Orchids?

4. Whose family had owned the Orchid Jungle before winning the lottery?

5. What is the only way to reach the Fakahatchee Strand?

(see the answer keys)

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