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

Bernd Heinrich
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through August 4 Wanderers, August 6 Late Summer Ramblings, August 9-13 Some Berries, August 14 Whispers of Fall, August 30, Early September, September 13, September 18, September 20 Clearcuts.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When farming begins to spread farther west, the land reverts from farmland to ________.
(a) Deserts.
(b) Swamps.
(c) Glaciers.
(d) Forests.

2. "The Urgency of Spring" is the story of what?
(a) How plants and animals reproduce and die.
(b) How the author is desperately in need of spring.
(c) How plants and animals cannot wait for spring.
(d) How the woods is in need of spring's warmth.

3. During his daily_______, the author sees a web of many tiny caterpillars all flashing together in unison from side to side.
(a) Hike.
(b) Run.
(c) Walk.
(d) Bike ride.

4. In "September 13," how many miles does the author run as he observes caterpillars, ravens, and flies along the way?
(a) Twenty.
(b) Ten.
(c) Thirty.
(d) Fifteen.

5. After a few weeks, what does Jack learn to do on his own?
(a) Hunt.
(b) Swim.
(c) Fly.
(d) Eat.

Short Answer Questions

1. His traveling companion is a ____________ that he took out of the nest when it was still a baby.

2. In "Jack," what details are given about the author?

3. The birds start when it is still dark and the singing picks up with the increasing __________.

4. What does Stuart win?

5. What caused the animals in the region to change?

(see the answer key)

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