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Sunday Challenge #26 – A Quiz on Trees

Team StoryWeavers|August 01, 2022, 12:10 IST| 1163

Welcome back to BYJU’S Sunday Challenge! We have been taking a walk through the woods with our recent editions. After some fun trivia on birds and animals, we now move on to the lungs of the world – trees! In this edition, we quiz you on the leafy green giants that surround us from pole to pole! 


You can take a shot at the questions and field your guesses in the comments section below. Answers will be revealed on subsequent Sundays in the comment section. The fastest entries to get all questions right win a pair of Bluetooth headphones and other goodies! 

Ready? Here are your questions:

Question 1

The Peepal tree belongs to the fig family and is considered holy in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. Gautama Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment under this tree. Its scientific name reflects this sacred aspect, bearing the name Ficus _________. What is its species name?

Question 2

What is the name of this famous fictional professor from the world of Pokemon? He shares his name with an acorn-producing deciduous tree belonging to the genus Quercus.

Question 3

Which layer of the rainforest is missing in the list below:

Emergent layer



Forest floor

Question 4

Found in the arid southwestern regions of North America, identify the common name of this tree species which it shares with an album by the Irish rock outfit U2 as well as a national park in California.

Question 5

Pictured below is the logo of an American venture capital firm that is named after the most massive trees on earth. Identify the company or the tree.

Take your guesses in the comments section below. Winners of this edition, along with the answers will be revealed next Sunday in the comments section, so keep your eyes peeled! 

To view other editions of the Sunday Challenge, click here.

Answers to Sunday Challenge #25 – Wildlife:

1. Simba

2. Kangaroo Rat

3. Dung Beetle 

4. Humpback Whale

5. Orangutan

Update: Winners of Sunday Challenge 26:

Anuja Pulkundwar

Ankit Kumar

M Jaahnavi

Niharika Dadasena

M Likhitha

About the Author

Suraj is a self-proclaimed audiophile and a jack-of-all-trades writer with a diverse set of interests. An amateur quizzer on the side, he claims that the first object he fell in love with was a book on flags at age 3. His favourite punctuation mark is the Oxford Comma, which coincidentally happens to be one of his favourite songs too!

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