Brave Companions Multiple Choice Test Questions

David McCullough
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Part 1, Chapter 1

1. This book is a volume of 17 __________________.
(a) eulogies
(b) speeches
(c) articles and addresses
(d) poems

2. McCullough wants Americans to learn more about what?
(a) Religion
(b) Economy
(c) History
(d) Asia

3. The first essay is entitled "Journey to the top of the __________."
(a) Heap
(b) Mountain
(c) World
(d) Class

4. Who is Alexander von Humboldt?
(a) German-born naturalist
(b) Swiss inventor
(c) Inventor of the Humvee
(d) Italian artist

5. Which U.S. president did Humboldt visit in 1804?
(a) Abraham Lincoln
(b) John Quincy Adams
(c) Thomas Jefferson
(d) James Madison

6. Who is Aime Bonpland?
(a) Humboldt's partner
(b) Humboldt's father
(c) Humboldt's mentor
(d) Humboldt's minister

7. Humboldt and Bonpland explored the New World colonies of which country?
(a) Italy
(b) Great Britain
(c) France
(d) Spain

8. What is the name of Humboldt's book that inspired Charles Darwin and others?
(a) My Life with Plants
(b) Hot, Humid Horticulture
(c) Jungle Stories
(d) Personal Narrative

9. In what countries do Humboldt and Bonpland spend two years?
(a) Columbia, Ecuador and Peru
(b) Ireland, Scotland and Wales
(c) Thailand, China, India
(d) Italy, Germany and France

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