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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The tulip that Pollan has on his desk, a Queen of Night, has no ______, which he indicates is because it is meant to be visual.
2. The domestic apple is thought to have derived from a species that originally came from the country ______.
3. Chinese poets likened the blossoms of the peony to a ______.
(a) Bee's sexual organs.
(b) Man's sexual organs.
(c) Elephant's sexual organs.
(d) Woman's sexual organs.
4. Johnny Appleseed was opposed to using _____ in order to grow trees and preferred planting seeds.
(a) Genetic engineering.
5. The book suggests that _____ determined the evolution of the flower by valuing 'broken' strains that were sick.
6. The Native Americans that knew Chapman considered him to be a brilliant woodsman and ______.
(a) Medicine man.
7. Michael Pollen compares Chapman to the Greek mythological figures _______.
8. The Greeks believed that true beauty was the offspring of form and ecstasy personified in ______ and Apollo.
9. According to the book, species tulips in Turkey typically come in ______ and less commonly in white or yellow.
10. The color of a tulip is always composed of _____ hues one of which is a base color that is always yellow or white.
11. _______ is the name of the black version of the tulip and is as close to black as a flower gets.
(a) Black Dhalia.
(b) Queen of Despair.
(c) Queen of Darkness.
(d) Queen of Night.
12. Chapman was credited for introducing 'Johnny weed' or ________, to the state of Ohio.
(b) Stinking fennel.
(d) Sweet fennel.
13. Chapman is known to have floated one hundred miles down the Allegheny river on _______, fast asleep.
(a) A raft.
(b) A log.
(c) A canoe.
(d) A block of ice.
14. The book states that the presence of flowers is a reliable predictor of future _____ and therefore was important to humans in the past.
15. The apple does not breed simply from seed. Thus all trees that produce the same type of apples are _______ of the original tree.
Short Answer Questions
1. ______ orchard has become a kind of museum for several different apple species dedicated to maintaining the diversity.
2. ______ is a sign of health in creatures since mutations and disease can easily disrupt it.
3. In the book, Johnny Appleseed was called a benign _________ of the American Fronteir.
4. Flowers are unable to choose ______ and therefore must rely on extravagant displays to attract insects.
5. Chapman was known to go _______ in all kinds of weather and took it as a matter of pride in his toughness.
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