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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Probably as a defense to discourage animals from biting into them, apple seeds contain a small amount of _______.
2. _______ is the name of the black version of the tulip and is as close to black as a flower gets.
(a) Queen of Despair.
(b) Queen of Darkness.
(c) Queen of Night.
(d) Black Dhalia.
3. Before flowers, sexual reproduction consisted of _____ being dispersed by the wind to be caught by other plants.
4. Johnny Appleseed was known for introducing the apple to the following states except _____.
5. According to the book, the tulip is said to have the consciousness of _______, evoking clarity and order.
6. Pollan asserts that due to the use of apple grafts from one generation to the next, the apple population has been made____.
(a) More nutritious.
(b) More wholesome.
7. The book states that before flowers there was no connection between the way things looked and ______.
(b) Their function.
8. The Native Americans that knew Chapman considered him to be a brilliant woodsman and ______.
(b) Medicine man.
9. The book compares tulips in fields to ______ or lipsticks, merely flashes of bright color on the horizon.
10. The "broken tulip" was eventually found to be caused by ______ which was discovered with the invention of the electron microscope.
(a) A frost.
(b) A virus.
(c) A bacterium.
(d) A mold.
11. The apple was first introduced to North America with the initial waves of the ______ immigration.
(c) Middle Eastern.
12. Part of the Americanization of the apple had to do with the character of Johnny Appleseed whose real name was ______.
(a) John Calhoun.
(b) William Jones.
(c) Phil Forsline.
(d) John Chapman.
13. Johnny Appleseed raised ______ for sale and subsequent transplantation.
(a) Apple trees.
(b) Apple clones.
(c) Apple seeds.
(d) Apple cuttings.
14. Chapman was credited for introducing 'Johnny weed' or ________, to the state of Ohio.
(b) Stinking fennel.
(d) Sweet fennel.
15. Johnny Appleseed was known to use a _________ in order to transport his seeds across the water.
(a) Two-hulled canoe.
(c) Row boat.
(d) Single-hulled canoe.
Short Answer 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 process of trying to impersonate other plants or animals in order to attract or repel is called ______.
3. Pollan asserts that Jews and Christians discouraged devotion to flowers because it was a threat to _______.
4. The plants that have contributed to the shaping of human existence include all of the following except _______.
5. The apple does not breed simply from seed. Thus all trees that produce the same type of apples are _______ of the original tree.
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