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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why don't people ignore all these wild plants?
(a) Because of where they grow.
(b) Because of allergies.
(c) Because of their color.
(d) Because they are so numerous.

2. How many different kinds of pine tree are there in Wisconsin?
(a) One.
(b) Ten.
(c) Twenty.
(d) Three.

3. Why doesn't the woodcock dance in the brush or grass?
(a) It has short legs.
(b) It won't attract the female.
(c) It is afraid it gets caught.
(d) Its wings are too long.

4. What kind of tracks are seen in the painting?
(a) There are no tracks in the painting.
(b) Tire tracks.
(c) People tracks.
(d) Animal tracks.

5. What fish is the narrator fishing for?
(a) Carp.
(b) Trout.
(c) Catfish.
(d) Salmon.

Short Answer Questions

1. In November, the wind blows in what direction?

2. How many winters do the longest survivor of the narrator's banded chickadee group live?

3. When does the woodcock begins his show every year?

4. How long do pine trees usually live?

5. What animal/bird does the plover follow?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does the narrator consider the "big deal" when he catches three trout?

2. To what does the narrator ascribe his likes and dislikes in plants?

3. What is the main argument of this book?

4. How much land does the narrator say he owns?

5. Who or what is the third enemy of the plover?

6. What can people learn from animal tracks?

7. What is the most basic principle of ecology according to the narrator?

8. Where does the skunk trail go and what is the narrator's conclusion?

9. How does the meadow mouse live in the winter?

10. The narrator says that the only thing people hope for with respect to this painting is what?

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