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小测验 — 和 “园艺” 有关的词汇



没有 “土壤 soil”,大部分的农作物就不能生长,人类也因此无法获得粮食。联合国粮食及农业组织把每年的12月5日定为 “世界土壤日 World Soil Day”,这是一个倡导人们关注土壤污染和粮食安全的节日。下面的六道题都关于“园艺、种植”。比如,种菜、种花时要埋到土里的 “种子” 怎么说?怎样形容一个人园艺高超?

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


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

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