The Botany of Desire Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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 known for introducing the apple to the following states except _____.
(a) Ohio.
(b) Michigan.
(c) Indiana.
(d) Illinois.

2. The apple was first introduced to North America with the initial waves of the ______ immigration.
(a) European.
(b) Middle Eastern.
(c) Mexican.
(d) Canadian.

3. Chapman was credited for introducing 'Johnny weed' or ________, to the state of Ohio.
(a) Sweet fennel.
(b) Wormwood.
(c) Stinking fennel.
(d) Mayweed.

4. The early colonists to America in addition to bringing grafts also brought apple seeds to plant called ______.
(a) Cores.
(b) Merrys.
(c) Pippins.
(d) Spots.

5. Chapman was known to go _______ in all kinds of weather and took it as a matter of pride in his toughness.
(a) Barefoot.
(b) Hunting.
(c) Without his hat.
(d) Without a coat.

Short Answer Questions

1. Johnny Appleseed was famous or infamous for wearing a _______ around wherever he went.

2. The apple is presented in this book as strongly appealing to humanity's desire for _______.

3. The plants that have contributed to the shaping of human existence include all of the following except _______.

4. Chapman practiced the faith of ______ and was known to launch into sermons when visiting.

5. Johnny Appleseed was opposed to using _____ in order to grow trees and preferred planting seeds.

(see the answer key)

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