The Botany of Desire Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Michael Pollan
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 1.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Johnny Appleseed was opposed to using _____ in order to grow trees and preferred planting seeds.
(a) Roots.
(b) Leaves.
(c) Cuttings.
(d) Genetic engineering.

2. The book states that Johnny Appleseed died in 1845 in _______ Indiana.
(a) Ft. Wayne.
(b) Brilliant.
(c) Gary.
(d) Defiance.

3. ______, which contains a much higher amount of alcohol than hard cider, could be obtained through freezing.
(a) Applejack.
(b) Rum.
(c) Vodka.
(d) Brandy.

4. Probably as a defense to discourage animals from biting into them, apple seeds contain a small amount of _______.
(a) Cyanide.
(b) Strichnine.
(c) Curare.
(d) Vinegar.

5. The domestic apple is thought to have derived from a species that originally came from the country ______.
(a) Kazakhstan.
(b) Uzbekistan.
(c) Pakistan.
(d) Afghanistan.

Short Answer Questions

1. Johnny Appleseed was known to use a _________ in order to transport his seeds across the water.

2. The Native Americans that knew Chapman considered him to be a brilliant woodsman and ______.

3. One winter, Appleseed set up a house in a _______ outside Defiance, Ohio where he operated a pair of nurseries.

4. Johnny Appleseed is generally acknowledged as having planted _______ of apple seeds across a wide range of orchards.

5. The process through which humans and plants have shaped each other over the years is known as _______.

(see the answer key)

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