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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The tulip is considered by the author to be the most ______ of flowers, referring especially to the way the flower forces itself out of the ground.
2. 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 mold.
(c) A bacterium.
(d) A virus.
3. ______ is the most widely cultivated fruit and has been put into religious stories including that of Adam and Eve.
4. Johnny Appleseed was opposed to using _____ in order to grow trees and preferred planting seeds.
(a) Genetic engineering.
5. ______ is the unit of money used in Holland. After 1635, the price of a bulb of Switzers went from 60 to 1500.
6. The plants that have contributed to the shaping of human existence include all of the following except _______.
7. The color of a tulip is always composed of _____ hues one of which is a base color that is always yellow or white.
8. 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.
9. The opposite condition to the collective flower frenzy in which a person's depression keeps them from enjoying flowers is ______.
10. The domestic apple is thought to have derived from a species that originally came from the country ______.
11. 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.
12. The book compares tulips in fields to ______ or lipsticks, merely flashes of bright color on the horizon.
13. The apple was first introduced to North America with the initial waves of the ______ immigration.
(a) Middle Eastern.
14. Chapman planted 'Johnny weed' because he thought that it would prevent the contraction of ______.
15. Probably as a defense to discourage animals from biting into them, apple seeds contain a small amount of _______.
Short Answer Questions
1. The number of leaves that are only a tulip are typically _______. With the "turban" top, this gives them the suggesting of a human body.
2. The Greeks believed that true beauty was the offspring of form and ecstasy personified in ______ and Apollo.
3. Fortius, a professor, could be seen patrolling the streets of the city, ______ any tulip that he encountered.
4. The process of trying to impersonate other plants or animals in order to attract or repel is called ______.
5. One winter, Appleseed set up a house in a _______ outside Defiance, Ohio where he operated a pair of nurseries.
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