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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The early colonists to America in addition to bringing grafts also brought apple seeds to plant called ______.
2. Appleseed was able to compete with other apple cultivar sales because his trees were ______.
(a) Low quality.
(b) High quality.
(d) Easily accessible.
3. The opposite condition to the collective flower frenzy in which a person's depression keeps them from enjoying flowers is ______.
4. Red and Golden are two forms of North American cultivars of this particular type of apple ______.
5. The book states that almost all cultures around the world love flowers with the notable exception of _______.
6. Flowers are unable to choose ______ and therefore must rely on extravagant displays to attract insects.
7. Pollan asserts that Jews and Christians discouraged devotion to flowers because it was a threat to _______.
8. One winter, Appleseed set up a house in a _______ outside Defiance, Ohio where he operated a pair of nurseries.
(a) Airplane hanger.
(b) Log cabin.
(d) Hollowed-out sycamore stump.
9. The _____ was linked to the corruption of the Catholic church, while the apple was linked with wholesome Protestantism.
10. Appleseed used most of his crops in order to make ______, which led him to be thought of as an 'American Dionysus.'
(a) Apple vodka.
(b) Fermented cider.
(c) Apple pie.
(d) Apple crisp.
11. Chapman practiced the faith of ______ and was known to launch into sermons when visiting.
12. The book suggests that _____ determined the evolution of the flower by valuing 'broken' strains that were sick.
13. 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.
14. According to the book, the word _____ is a corruption of the Turkish word for Turban.
15. Chapman was credited for introducing 'Johnny weed' or ________, to the state of Ohio.
(a) Stinking fennel.
(d) Sweet fennel.
Short Answer Questions
1. Johnny Appleseed was known to use a _________ in order to transport his seeds across the water.
2. Johnny Appleseed was famous or infamous for wearing a _______ around wherever he went.
3. The apple is presented in this book as strongly appealing to humanity's desire for _______.
4. The book states that certain flowers are reminiscent of Greek Gods. The rose and the peony are stated to be flowers of ______.
5. Part of the Americanization of the apple had to do with the character of Johnny Appleseed whose real name was ______.
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