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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 2.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Ralph Waldo Emerson, who knew a thing or two about natural history, called the apple, _______
(a) The best treat.
(b) The American fruit.
(c) A feeling of home.
(d) The Canadian fruit.
2. The book compares tulips in fields to ______ or lipsticks, merely flashes of bright color on the horizon.
3. Pollan refers to the _____ as the gothic femme fatale in the masculine world of tulips.
(a) Black Dhalia.
(b) Queen of Night.
(c) Semper Augustus.
4. ______ is the unit of money used in Holland. After 1635, the price of a bulb of Switzers went from 60 to 1500.
5. The book states that the presence of flowers is a reliable predictor of future _____ and therefore was important to humans in the past.
Short Answer Questions
1. Petals curving inward to hide its sexual organs, the tulip is ______ among flowers, and somewhat aloof.
2. The book states that certain flowers are reminiscent of Greek Gods. The rose and the peony are stated to be flowers of ______.
3. The book suggests that colors and symmetries are elemental principles of ______.
4. The Native Americans that knew Chapman considered him to be a brilliant woodsman and ______.
5. Appleseed used most of his crops in order to make ______, which led him to be thought of as an 'American Dionysus.'
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