Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the narrator hear when the sun comes up?
2. Most hunters don't know that the partridge likes to hang around what bush?
3. Why doesn't the woodcock dance in the brush or grass?
4. When does the woodcock begins his show every year?
5. How many fish does the narrator catch?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the narrator say that November is the month of the axe?
2. With regards to hunting partridges, the narrator says that he and his dog have what kind of relationship?
3. According to the narrator, why do people not go to Escudillo?
4. How much land does the narrator say he owns?
5. Why is the flora in the area shrinking?
6. Why does the narrator say that most paintings become famous?
7. What two natural enemies do the plover and man have in common?
8. Why does the narrator say that nobody knows all the terrain on top of the White Mountain?
9. What is the most basic principle of ecology according to the narrator?
10. What are the conditions that the narrator's father set when he gives the narrator permission to shoot partridges?
Leopold states that the evolution of a land ethic is both emotional and intellectual. Discuss. What does he mean? What is the relative importance of each?
Discuss Leopold's view of the "gadget industry", tourism, and the advertising industries, with respect to wildlife and the wilderness. What roles do each play? How do they interact with nature? With each other? Give examples from the book.
Leopold describes his travels to some specific areas. Choose one of these. Describe the area that is involved and what the environment is. Why does Leopold include this specific area? How does this relate to his land ethic?
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