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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does the upland plover spend the winter?
(c) The South Pole.
(d) Central America.
2. Where do the narrator and his friends wait out the storm?
(a) Outside under the house.
(b) In the garage.
(c) In the forest.
3. The narrator concludes that if there is a lone goose, it is caused by what?
(a) Getting lost.
(b) Being left behind.
(c) Human involvement.
(d) Animal involvement.
4. Where do the animals go when they are pushed out of their home by the floods?
(a) The prairie.
(b) The forest.
(c) Nowhere, they drown.
(d) Higher land.
5. When does the narrator leave his house with a notebook and coffee?
(a) 7:00 a.m.
(b) 5:00 a.m.
(c) 6:30 a.m.
(d) 3:30 a.m.
6. According to the narrator, who are his tenants?
(a) The animals who live there.
(b) Those who visit him.
(c) Those who rent his land.
(d) His family who lives there.
7. Where does the narrator go fishing?
(a) Alder Fork.
(b) Sand County River.
(c) Sand County Creek.
(d) Prairie Stream.
8. Where does the woodcock land after the dance?
(a) The place where they hope to nest.
(b) The grass.
(c) The same spot that he start in.
(d) The top of a tree.
9. The narrator says that the geese are making this journey since when?
(a) The 1200s.
(b) The 1800s.
(c) The Pleistocene era.
(d) The Ice Age.
10. What is a good indicator of whether a farmer protects his corn crop from deer?
(a) The height or length of the branches on trees.
(b) The number of other animals that are nearby.
(c) The size of the deer.
(d) The presence or absence of coons.
11. Where does the narrator go to see silphium?
(a) The forest.
(b) The riverbank.
(c) The graveyard.
(d) The field.
12. What does the narrator's dog do when the narrator misses a shot?
(b) Stays where the partidge is.
(c) Walks away.
(d) Finds another partridge.
13. The narrator says that geese make these migratory journeys where?
(a) Only in the western hemisphere.
(b) Only in the United States.
(c) Throughout the world.
(d) Only in the eastern hemisphere.
14. What tree does the narrator have a bias towards?
15. What kind of seedlings does the narrator describe?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the general topic of A Sand County?
2. When do people begin to settle in the prairie lands?
3. The book begins in January with what type of weather or environment?
4. How many winters do the longest survivor of the narrator's banded chickadee group live?
5. Where does the meadow mouse live in the winter?
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