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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.

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What needs to be kept artificially high in the clean rooms in order to keep other microbes out? (from Chapter 4)

2.

The book suggests that the Ottoman ideal of tulip beauty was elegant, sharp, and ________. (from Chapter 2)

3.

_______ are substances studied by ethnobotanists and refer to "the god within." (from Chapter 3)

4.

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

5.

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)

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