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. Humans, when faced with a new _______, often take a small amount and wait for the results.
(a) Book.
(b) Decision.
(c) Person.
(d) Food.

2. Corn is also able to limit the ______ lost during the process of photosynthesis, according to the book.
(a) Water.
(b) Energy.
(c) Sunlight.
(d) Calories.

3. The family _______, one of the remaining parts of America's food culture, is in decline, according to Pollan.
(a) Breakfast.
(b) Dinner.
(c) Supper.
(d) Tea.

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

5. Store purchased foods, according to Salatin, do not take into consideration environmental and health ________.
(a) Instructions.
(b) Movements.
(c) Costs.
(d) Benefits.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. The increased ______ of corn has meant a drop in crop space for other plants, according to Naylor.

3. Corn began to rise to fame when the government war factories turned into __________ factories.

4. Organic farms might still look like industrial farms, but they do not use ___________.

5. As a result of the new government agreement, the market is flooded with _______ corn.

(see the answer key)

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