A Listening Walk --and Other Stories Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Gene Hill
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In "Take a Grownup Fishing," what did Hill say adults would find through fishing?
(a) All of these.
(b) Energy.
(c) Vitality.
(d) Youth.

2. In "No, I Have Not Thanked a Green Plant Today--I've Been Busy," who was Hill berating?
(a) All of these.
(b) Environmentalists.
(c) Careless hunters.
(d) Celebrities.

3. In "Time . . . And This Place," what color was the symbol of hunters' estrangement?
(a) Orange.
(b) Red.
(c) Black.
(d) Green.

4. In "Time . . . And This Place," how old were the people compared?
(a) 26.
(b) 24.
(c) 16.
(d) 14.

5. In "The Trapshooter's Code," what did Hill say could vastly change the conditions of trapshooting?
(a) The terrain.
(b) The weather.
(c) The size of prey.
(d) The physical endurance.

6. In "The Hunter: Real and Rare," what word did Hill use repeatedly to describe hunters?
(a) Independent.
(b) Powerful.
(c) Solitary.
(d) Ignorant.

7. In "Once a Salmon Sang to Me," what perspective is the article told from?
(a) A salmon's.
(b) A bird's.
(c) A river's.
(d) An angler's.

8. In "Once a Salmon Sang to Me," who gave some advice on fishing?
(a) Hill.
(b) The River.
(c) A salmon.
(d) An angler.

9. In "Our World Without Shotguns," what did Hill say would not be found on menus without the invention of the shotgun?
(a) Venison.
(b) Large game animals.
(c) All of these.
(d) Small game birds.

10. In "Duck Hunters' Wives," what was the name of the ideal wife?
(a) Mercy.
(b) Mary.
(c) Mildred.
(d) Martha.

11. In "Bass Are Not Bucketmouths," what did Hill say was dangerous to children about the syndrome he talked about?
(a) They might try to eat dangerous plants.
(b) They might stop parents from hunting.
(c) They might think dangerous terrain was passable.
(d) They might think dangerous animals were friendly.

12. In "Too Many Leaders," what did Hill say was the most valuable part of the sport for him?
(a) The struggle.
(b) The contemplation.
(c) The pride.
(d) The meat.

13. In "Low Rod," who did Hill say deserved the title of Low Rod?
(a) A young child who was learning to fish.
(b) A sportsman with too many gadgets and not enough talent.
(c) A fisherman who did everything wrong.
(d) An angler who fished to escape his wife.

14. How did Hill describe his wife's attitude toward hunting?
(a) Allowing.
(b) Patient.
(c) Excited.
(d) Aggressive.

15. How late did Hill say "The Idler" usually ran?
(a) 2 months.
(b) 2 hours.
(c) 2 days.
(d) 2 weeks.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "Unpacking Some Memories of Africa," how did Hill travel in the Savannah?

2. In "It's Not Just Fishing, It's Fate," what did Hill say he felt while fishing?

3. In "Waterfowling," what was Hill attacking?

4. In "Bass Are Not Bucketmouths," what did syndrome did Hill talk about?

5. What marked Jake's grave?

(see the answer keys)

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