The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals Test | Final Test - Easy

Michael Pollan
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The modern CAFO does not take into consideration the _________ of an animal when processing them.
(a) Generations.
(b) Family.
(c) Situation.
(d) Pain.

2. Garro offers to help Pollan go out to look for __________ with others.
(a) Abalones.
(b) Morels.
(c) Chanterelles.
(d) White mushrooms.

3. What does Pollan need to prepare for that allows him to become more aware of his natural surroundings?
(a) First meal.
(b) His book's deadline.
(c) Final meal.
(d) Hunting license.

4. What does Pollan admit he liked more than he had anticipated liking?
(a) Gathering mushrooms.
(b) Cooking.
(c) Writing the book.
(d) Hunting.

5. Bev sells to _______ worried about their children, and for those choosing to opt out of the industrial system.
(a) Young brothers.
(b) Young mothers.
(c) Priests.
(d) Young fathers.

6. Pollan notes that the fact that humans have the _______ to question eating animals makes them different.
(a) Time.
(b) Intelligence.
(c) Concern.
(d) Audacity.

7. Pollan notes it is ironic that in order to make a delicious meal, one must destroy a _______ first.
(a) Night.
(b) Ecosystem.
(c) Way of life.
(d) Food.

8. What does Bev deal in that is causing him a lot of financial problems?
(a) Eggs.
(b) Cows.
(c) Cheese.
(d) Kale.

9. Bev notes that he only has to sell the idea of the ______ in order to sell the higher priced food.
(a) Fertilizer.
(b) Organics.
(c) Health benefits.
(d) Farm.

10. Depending on how the animals were ________, different foods can contain different amounts of omega fatty acids.
(a) Impregnated.
(b) Fed.
(c) Fertilized.
(d) Moved.

11. Activists appear to look at the __________ animal, which is not applicable to the natural world.
(a) Species of an.
(b) Distinct.
(c) Relationship of an.
(d) Individual.

12. Neither being ignorant or aware is a completely _________ way of eating in the world today.
(a) Attainable.
(b) Sustainable.
(c) Avoidable.
(d) Movable.

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

14. What is the name of the person that Pollan goes with to deliver the foods to local restaurants?
(a) Bill.
(b) Bev.
(c) Art.
(d) Hugh.

15. What does Pollan do with Garro, even though he has to turn away from disgust at one point?
(a) Eviscerate the boar.
(b) Clean his gun.
(c) Paint his face.
(d) Eat a piece of flesh.

Short Answer Questions

1. Pollan equates the feeling of everything coming into focused while also being completely relaxed to being ________.

2. A new economy, based on a new way of __________, demands a new kind of eating where people enjoy preparing meals.

3. Singer argues that a lifetime of __________ for an animal does not justify the pleasure of a man's taste buds.

4. The meal also brings ________ to the table, which is another way of saying thanks to the animals.

5. Pollan has never ________ before he begins the new opportunity to learn about food chains.

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