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

2. In "Some Other Time," who owned the paintings Hill was admiring?

3. In "Lost," how did Hill say he felt when he got lost?

4. In "The Hunter: Real and Rare," what did Hill say he was really hunting for?

5. In "No, I Have Not Thanked a Green Plant Today--I've Been Busy," who was Hill berating?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. In "Letter to an Angler," what did Hill say a fisherman needed to realize?

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

4. According to Hill, how did The Dreamer treat a fishing trip?

5. How did Hill describe hunters in "Some Things Never Change"?

6. In "Lost", why would Hill not ask for directions when he needed them?

7. What was "Time . . . And This Place" about?

8. How did Hill describe Martha, in "Duck Hunters' Wives"?

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

10. In "Our World Without Shotguns," what did Hill say would not exist without shotguns?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Friendship is a strong theme throughout the book. Where are some places that this theme appears, and how do the characters touched by it react? How do certain friendships change over the course of Hill's life, and what causes these changes?

Essay Topic 2

Who was Martha, and what significance did she have to Hill's life?

Essay Topic 3

What was the significance of the title of the book, and what role did it play in that article?

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