The Botany of Desire Quiz

Michael Pollan
This Study Guide consists of approximately 41 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Botany of Desire.

Take our free The Botany of Desire quiz below, with 25 multiple choice questions that help you test your knowledge. Determine which chapters, themes and styles you already know and what you need to study for your upcoming essay, midterm, or final exam. Take the free quiz now!

Directions: Click on the correct answer.

Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

According to the book, some counter strategies to these toxins include all of the following except ______. (from Chapter 3)

2.

Into what kind of plant have plant breeders inserted a gene from a firefly, making the plants glow, although for no apparent reason, according to Pollan? (from Chapter 4)

3.

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. (from Chapter 2)

4.

The "broken tulip" was eventually found to be caused by ______ which was discovered with the invention of the electron microscope. (from Chapter 2)

5.

According to the book, drugs that alter the user's perception of time and space are taboo because they disrupt the _______. (from Chapter 3)

Copyrights
BookRags
The Botany of Desire from BookRags. (c)2019 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook