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

Gene Hill
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Trapshooter's Code," what habit was Hill defending?

2. In "Bass Are Not Bucketmouths," what did Hill say certain movies did to his sport?

3. Who was "Letter to an Angler" addressed to?

4. In "The Unseen Egg," what collection did Hill talk about?

5. In "Our World Without Shotguns," what did Hill say would not be found on menus without the invention of the shotgun?

Short Essay Questions

1. In "Annual Report (For Most Recent Fiscal Year)," how did Hill end the article?

2. In "Wanted: Ten-Year-Old," why did Hill want to spend time with a young boy?

3. How did Jake die, and how did Hill feel about it?

4. In "Too Many Leaders," why did Hill say he was glad to not be a celebrity sportsman?

5. In "A Question of Statistics," how did Hill say men would never learn to hunt?

6. In "Annual Report," what did Hill compare his wife to and why?

7. In "Taking Turns," what did Hill say he did not miss about his childhood?

8. In "Observations and Insights," where did Hill say the biggest fish could always be found?

9. In "Hammers," what did Hill say he hoped his gun had been a part of?

10. What did Hill say The Idler fantasized about?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

How did Hill's family feel about his love for hunting, and how did this change his dedication to the sport?

Essay Topic 2

How did Hill describe his ideal November, and why would it never be possible? What did this plan indicate about his personality?

Essay Topic 3

How did Hill feel about environmentalists and why?

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