The Botany of Desire Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

Michael Pollan
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to the book, the plants that form flowers and then encased seeds are known as ______.
(a) Angiosperms.
(b) Gymnosperms.
(c) Echinoderms.
(d) Conifers.

2. During the lifetime of Johnny Appleseed, Ohio law required a settler to put out ___ apple or pear trees in order to get a land grant.
(a) 40.
(b) 50.
(c) 20.
(d) 30.

3. The Dutch genius for horticulture leftover from the ________ combined with the influx of new seeds.
(a) Night Queen craze.
(b) Tulip craze.
(c) Rose craze.
(d) Apple craze.

4. Almost all apples grown for eating are cultivars, meaning that they are ______.
(a) Planted into the soil.
(b) Special seeds.
(c) Hydroponically grown.
(d) Cuttings.

5. _______ is the name of the black version of the tulip and is as close to black as a flower gets.
(a) Queen of Darkness.
(b) Queen of Night.
(c) Black Dhalia.
(d) Queen of Despair.

Short Answer Questions

1. The tulip is considered by the author to be the most ______ of flowers, referring especially to the way the flower forces itself out of the ground.

2. Instead of wind and water moving genetic material around, the emerging plants were now enlisting the help of ______.

3. Appleseed had originally come west from the state of _____ when he was 23 years old.

4. When a buyer of tulips finished the sale, they were required to pay "wijnkoopsgeld" or ______ money.

5. Clusius brought tulips with him to Leiden garden where they eventually ______ due to their rareness.

(see the answer key)

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