Tree talk
Quiz by: lukaf86

01. [0:02] According to the video, trees...
[X] are secretly individuals.
[X] tell a different story.
[V] secretly talk to each other.

02. [0:13] Trees can communicate thanks to...
[V] a network of fungi.
[X] their roots.
[X] their nutrients.

03. [0:19] These fungi help trees providing
them with...
[X] sugar.
[V] food.
[X] water.

04. [0:24] Scientists discovered that the
connection between trees is...
[X] less deep than before.
[V] deeper than expected.
[X] not far deep than first thought.

05. [0:34] The system of fungi has been
[X] World Wide Web.
[X] Wood Wild Web.
[V] Wood Wide Web.

06. [0:40] Mother tree is usually...
[V] an older tree.
[X] fondly known.
[X] a purple one.

07. [0:49] Dying trees may...
[V] release their resources into the network.
[X] use healthier neighbours' resources.
[X] keep their resources into the network.

08. [1:00] If plants are attacked they can...
[X] dump chemical fertilizers into the network.
[X] raise their defences alone.
[V] signal other plants about the danger.

09. [1:08] Some orchids hack the system to...
[X] enter its dark side.
[V] take nutrients from nearby trees.
[X] steal information from other trees.

10. [1:16] The black walnut...
[X] spreads nutrients through the fungi
[X] uses toxic chemicals to grow.
[V] sabotages its enemies.

11. [1:23] Scientists are still debating why
plants are...
[X] not behaving in an altruistic way.
[V] acting as parts of a bigger superorganism.
[X] chatting under our feet.
Trees talk and share resources right under our
feet, using a fungal network nicknamed the Wood
Wide Web. Some plants use the system to support
their offspring, while others hijack it to
sabotage their rivals.