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. The Native Americans that knew Chapman considered him to be a brilliant woodsman and ______.
(a) Farmer.
(b) Guide.
(c) Hunter.
(d) Medicine man.

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

3. Johnny Appleseed is generally acknowledged as having planted _______ of apple seeds across a wide range of orchards.
(a) Hundreds.
(b) Tens of thousands.
(c) Thousands.
(d) Hundreds of thousands.

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

5. Ralph Waldo Emerson, who knew a thing or two about natural history, called the apple, _______
(a) The best treat.
(b) A feeling of home.
(c) The American fruit.
(d) The Canadian fruit.

Short Answer Questions

1. Chapman planted 'Johnny weed' because he thought that it would prevent the contraction of ______.

2. Johnny Appleseed was known for introducing the apple to the following states except _____.

3. 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.

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

5. ______, which contains a much higher amount of alcohol than hard cider, could be obtained through freezing.

(see the answer key)

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