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Quiz on Interesting Fungi Facts

This quiz is designed to make you aware some "fascinating facts about fungus"Choose the best answer from the four options given. When you've finished answering as many of the questions as you can, scroll down to the bottom of the page and check your answers by clicking 'Score'. Percentage score will be displayed along with right answers.
Quiz on Amazing Fungi facts


1. The most common fungal resident of aeroplane fuel tank is
Penicillium notatum
Cladosporium resinae
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Cercospora arachidicola
2. Which of the following is the most deadliest mushroom?
Amanita muscaria
Trametes versicolor
Ganoderma lucidum
Amanita phalloides
3. The fungus called as the "Drosophila of the fungal world"
Neurospora crassa
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Aspergillus flexuosus
Penicillium chrysogenum
4. Irish Potato Famine of 1845–49 which killed more than one million people of Ireland was caused by the fungus
Pythium aphanidermatum
Pythium insidiosum
Phytophthora ramorum
Phytophthora infestans
5.The largest and the oldest living creature on earth is a fungus which covers 3.8 km across and weigh about 605 metric tons is
Armillaria ostoyae
Armillaria mellea
Armillaria borealis
A. luteobubalina
6. The fastest accelerating organism on Earth is a Fungus which happens during its spore dispersal. The fungus is
Pythium
Pilobolus
Phytophthora
Peziza
7. Which of the following is a bioluminescent (can glow in dark) fungus?
Amanita muscaria
Agaricus bisporus
Armillaria borealis
Panellus stipticus
8. The fungus behind the Roquefort cheese; one of the world's best known blue cheeses is
Saccharomyces
Aspergillus
Penicillium
Alternaria
9. Ergot alkaloids like ergotamine which is widely used as a medicine is obtained from
Rhizopus
Mucor
Claviceps
Cercospora
10. Which of the following is a symbiotic association of fungus with roots of higher plants?
Lichen
mycorrhiza
Sclerotia
All of these
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