Brave Companions Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

David McCullough
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1, Chapter 3.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What is Agassiz' teaching style?
(a) Remote
(b) Hands-on
(c) Comparative
(d) Observation

3. Agassiz helps people understand how ______________ created natural phenomena in Europe.
(a) The Ice Age
(b) The Big Bang
(c) Global Warming
(d) God

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. "Agassiz belongs to that class of naturalists who see ___________ in everything."

2. Who does Harriet consider guilty of slavery?

3. Which U.S. president did Humboldt visit in 1804?

4. Humboldt is one of the earliest _________________.

5. McCullough wants Americans to learn more about what?

(see the answer key)

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