A Year in the Maine Woods Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Bernd Heinrich
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Urgency of Spring, June 12 Early Harvests, Jack, Bedrock, Time.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When they first arrive at the cabin, who depends on the author for his food and his companionship?
(a) The deer.
(b) The raven.
(c) The neighbor.
(d) The son.

2. While the author is working on building the new outhouse, what must he make a trip into town to get?
(a) Some nails.
(b) A hammer.
(c) Some wood glue.
(d) Some scrap lumber.

3. The logging company uses dangerous ________________ to get rid of the trees.
(a) Felling tools.
(b) Large chainsaws.
(c) Small explosions..
(d) Poisonous sprays.

4. In "Jack," what details are given about the author?
(a) The author's relationship with a young deer.
(b) The author's relationship with his son.
(c) The author's relationship with the raven he captured when it was a baby.
(d) The author's relationship with his neighbor.

5. Why does the author roll rocks under the foundation of his cabin?
(a) To winterize it.
(b) To help keep it dry.
(c) To make it more attractive.
(d) To keep the animals out.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "Beginnings," the author tells us that he has what kind of contact with the outside world?

2. The author observes a pair of swallows in a nest by his cabin and how quickly they move on with their lives when ____________.

3. "The Urgency of Spring" is the story of what?

4. The author has observed that the small cemeteries are full of the families who first came to the area and that the majority of gravestones belong to whom?

5. What does the author notice about the plants in the shade?

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