Chapter 1, January
1. What is the general topic of A Sand County?
2. What is the main argument of this book?
(b) Land ethic.
(c) Social conscience.
3. According to the introduction, the first twelve chapters of the book generally are a description of what?
(b) The author's travels.
(c) The author's theories.
4. The book begins in January with what type of weather or environment?
(a) The ice storms.
(b) The midwinter blizzards.
(c) The January thaw.
(d) The January snow.
5. Who does the narrator say is the first animal to awaken in January?
6. What do people follow, since there is so little going on in nature in January?
(a) Bird nestings.
(b) Plant growth.
(c) Animal tracks.
(d) Bird migrations.
7. How do animals generally move during this time in January?
(a) Very rapidly.
(b) Ambling along.
(d) Very slowly.
8. What kind of tracks does the narrator follow in Chapter One?
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