The Botany of Desire Quiz

Michael Pollan
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

The weedy _________ potatoes on the edges of Andean farms caused changes in the strains of potatoes which would grow. (from Chapter 4)

2.

Petals curving inward to hide its sexual organs, the tulip is ______ among flowers, and somewhat aloof. (from Chapter 2)

3.

According to the book, the tulip is said to have the consciousness of _______, evoking clarity and order. (from Chapter 2)

4.

The book states that the potato plant was stolen from the royal gardens of ______. (from Chapter 2)

5.

The book suggests that _____ determined the evolution of the flower by valuing 'broken' strains that were sick. (from Chapter 2)

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