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Landscape Design and Planning


Quiz Questions

1.Unity is the most important principal of good planting design.
True
False
2. Large open spaces may be visually unified into attractive areas for a variety of uses such as athletic fields and parade grounds.
True
False
3.A plant or plant mass can be either a focal object that provides visual delight or a support element that helps to reinforce or frame a focal element such as a view, a piece of sculpture or a building..
True
False
4.Trees around the house can conserve energy as they provide a shade during the summer, while during the winter months, their bare branches allow sunlight to reach exterior building surfaces and reduce heating requirements.
True
False
5.Surface and subsurface drainage must be provided. Most plants will not survive if the soils surrounding them remains saturated, because roots cannot absorb oxygen and the plants will suffocate.
True
False
6.The adaptability of turfgrass species in different regions of the country has nothing to do with the temperature and you can plant any kind of turfgrass anywhere in the country.
True
False
7.Trees and plants can be used in reduction of noise, and controlling the wind or as a wind barrier.
True
False
8.Asymmetrical balance is difficult to achieve because seasonal changes and growth alter the appearance of plants are carefully selected, a balanced appearance is possible throughout the year.
True
False
9.The most critical factors in the selection and establishment of turf are: evaluation of existing site and climatic conditions; proposed use if the site under consideration and maintenance requirement.
True
False
10.The extent of clearing and grading in an area where turf is to be established will be
governed by site use, land slope, climatic conditions and planting method. Clearing and grading should be minimized to avoid unnecessary dust and erosion. Prior to grading, reusable topsoil should be removed and stockpiled.
True
False