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Hort 2164 Test 2 Floral Design STUDENT QUESTIONS 1. For easiest and most secure stem insertion into foam, plus best contact of the stem end for water uptake, the stem should always be given a ________ cut. 1) 15 o angle 2) 45 o angle 3) 90 o angle 4) square 2. The basic "mechanics" of a flower arrangement are 1) floral clay and tape. 2) floral knife and floral shears. 3) the container and stemholder. 4) the wire and ribbon. 3. The preferred tool of the professional florist is a/the 1) florist shears. 2) hand pruners. 3) knife. 4) ribbon shears. 4. Dull knives lead more likely to cuts than do sharp knives. 1) True 2) False 5. The blade of a floral knife is sharpened on the edge bevels only, with an equal number of strokes in each direction. 1) True 2) False 6. Hand pruners can be an acceptable substitute for florist shears for all design functions except cutting wire. 1) True 2) False 7. Which type of design aid is the most commonly used in floral arranging? 1) Anchor tape 2) Floral clay 3) Hot glue 4) Wire 8. Wire is very commonly used by floral designers for such needs as 1) curving a straight stem. 2) straightening curved stems. 3) supporting weaker flower stems. 4) All of these. 9. Which of the following is not a true statement? 1) Floral tape may be used instead of wire to bind together a small cluster of stems. 2) #28 gauge wire is heavier than #20 gauge wire. 3) The hookwire method involves passing the wire through the flower "face." 4) Wire may be used in place of the natural stems of dried flowers. 10. Which statement below is most appropriate? 1) The insertion method of stem-support wiring works best for flowers having soft, fleshy or hollow stems. 2) The hook-wire method can be more secure for flowers with a small, flat calyx structure. 3) The straight-wire (or wrapped-wire) method is for flowers with solid stems and substantial floral bases. 4) All of these are appropriate statements.
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11. Wire size is denoted by the gauge number, with a larger wire size having a _______ gauge. 1) larger 2) smaller 12. An appropriate wire for supporting a larger, heavy-stemmed lily or snapdragon is 1) #16-18. 2) #24-26. 3) #32-36 13. Alternative names for a needlepoint holder include the following except 1) frog. 2) Kenzan. 3) pin cushion. 4) pin holder. 14. All the following are reasons why commercial florists do not use needlepoint holders except 1) difficulty in delivery. 2) higher cost. 3) permanency (reusability) of the holder 4) All of these are limitations to their commercial design use. 15. Oasis is a brand name frequently used in reference to all types of 1) floral clays. 2) floral foams. 3) stemholders. 4) styrofoams. 16. Which floral foam has the broadest usability at lowest cost? 1)
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