QUIZ 1 OF TUCSON CACTUSES
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Here's where you get to assess your current knowledge level and monitor your progress. Repeat the quiz (identification takes lots of practice), watching your score increase, until you are happy with your knowledge level. Practice with real plants and animals whenever possible.

Give yourself 1 point for correct ID and spelling.
Give yourself 1/2 point for correct ID but incorrect spelling.

Note: click on #s below to see quiz picture; click on name to see spotlight
A = 12 points. Excellent!
B = 10.5points. Good Job!
C = 9.5 points. Okay.
K < 9.5 points. Keep Practicing.

1. Fishhook Pincushion Cactus (Mammilaria grahamii)
2. Teddybear Cholla (Opuntia bigelovii)
3. Christmas Cholla (Opuntia leptocaulis)
4. Desert Night-Blooming Cereus (Peniocereus greggii)
5. Prickly Pear Cactus (Opuntia spp)
6. Claret Cup (Echinocereus triglochidiatus)
7. Pencil Cholla (Opuntia arbuscula)
8. Buckhorn Cholla (Opuntia acanthocarpa)
9. Fishhook Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus wislizeni)
10. Saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea)
11. Cockscomb Hedgehog Cactus (Echinocereus fasciculatus)
12. Staghorn Cholla (Opuntia versicolor)
13. Chainfruit (Jumping) Cholla (Opuntia fulgida)

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