The Botany of Desire Quiz

Michael Pollan
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

The plants that form flowers and encased seeds began to emerge on the earth during the _______ period. (from Chapter 2)

3.

Gene flow normally occurs between closely related __________, so it seems that the Monsanto varieties will not spawn superweeds. (from Chapter 4)

4.

Who took to wearing potato flowers in her hair in order to encourage the peasants to grow this plant for themselves? (from Chapter 4)

5.

Pigeons are associated with the discovery of ______ because of their spacing out behavior after eating the seeds. (from Chapter 3)

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