The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

Michael Pollan
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter Fifteen through Chapter Sixteen.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Salatin points out that being ________ doesn't necessarily mean that a farm is also going to be sustainable.
(a) Organic.
(b) Natural.
(c) Industrial.
(d) Gathering.

2. What is the name of the farm that Salatin runs?
(a) Polyfarm.
(b) Polyjuice.
(c) Polyanna.
(d) Polyface.

3. __________ is another tool that humans use to decide if a food is good to eat, which helps to avoid foods that smell rotten.
(a) Revulsion.
(b) Pleasure.
(c) Disgust.
(d) Happiness.

4. To combat the human end of the imperfect system, marketers add ______ to their raw product -- making it a novelty.
(a) Packaging.
(b) Value.
(c) Prices.
(d) Sugars.

5. In the early 19th century, Americans were drinking more alcohol, which cause the Alcohol _________.
(a) Republic.
(b) Economy.
(c) Boozefest.
(d) Issue.

Short Answer Questions

1. By _______, the government became involved in the organic market, as it sought to define what it meant to be organic.

2. The soda industry began to ______ their sodas, which led people to drink more and to buy more.

3. Pollan and the guests at the dinner achieve the pleasures of the ________, a camaraderie during the meal.

4. Pollan points out during the book that omnivores face a __________ when they eat today.

5. Local _______ love Polyface because their products are exceptionally tasty and have more full flavor.

(see the answer key)

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