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