The Quiz: A late 18th-century pioneer, what is Johnny Appleseed known for?
Baking apple pies
Planting apple orchards
Inventing apple cider
Bringing apples to America
Explanation : Johnny Appleseed, whose real name was John Chapman, contributed greatly to a hallmark of America: the apple orchard. While parts of his life were mythologized, Johnny did plant a surplus of apple orchards across the U.S., beginning in the Allegheny Valley of Pennsylvania in 1798. He then traveled west through Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana, and Illinois. It is estimated that he planted over 100,000 square miles of orchards during his lifetime.
Correct Answer: Planting apple orchards