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

Bernd Heinrich
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through October 14 To Find Small Caterpillars, Burning Wood, Scents and Sounds, Trees, October 26-30, Election Time, November 8-9 Jack?, The Moon, Habits and Hunts.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. "Scrap Lumber" describes the author's daily routine of ___________.
(a) Swimming in the pond and sun bathing.
(b) Writing poetry.
(c) Cutting wood and avoiding the biting flies and mosquitoes.
(d) Sleeping late and watching the birds.

2. The author watches in fascination as _______________.
(a) An artist paints his portrait.
(b) Chefs make several types of pies for the visitors to try.
(c) Teams of horses and oxen pull heavy loads for a large crowd of spectators.
(d) The horses compete in dressage.

3. What does the author notice about the plants in the shade?
(a) They grow slower and sometimes never flower.
(b) They grow faster and always flower.
(c) They are lighter in color than those in sunlight.
(d) They are larger than those in sunlight.

4. What does the section "August 4 Wanderers" describe?
(a) A heavy rain and the animals who depend on that moisture.
(b) The author wandering in the woods.
(c) A powerful storm.
(d) The animals that wander the forest.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. During a ________, the author notices that most of the trees turn from green to yellow.

2. "The Traveling Companion" begins with the author's description of his journey to ___________.

3. "October 3 The Annual Rendezvous" is about __________________.

4. What does the author reflect on as he gathers bunches of berries?

5. "The Time of Birdsong" describes the author's all-day observations of __________.

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