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. A great glacier expands and retracts across North America for the last few _____________ years.
(a) Trillion.
(b) Million.
(c) Billion.
(d) Thousand.

2. In the section "Election Time," the author's ______________ is visiting for a deer hunt.
(a) Son.
(b) Cousin.
(c) Nephew.
(d) Niece.

3. The author observes a pair of swallows in a nest by his cabin and how quickly they move on with their lives when ____________.
(a) Their eggs hatch.
(b) Their baby birds are killed.
(c) Their nest is destroyed.
(d) They are injured while protecting their nest.

4. The birds start when it is still dark and the singing picks up with the increasing __________.
(a) Sound.
(b) Darkness.
(c) Light.
(d) Warmth.

5. What does the author awaken to on his first morning?
(a) Frogs croaking.
(b) The sound of cars.
(c) The many different birdcalls.
(d) Quiet.

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. In the section "September 23-26 The Garden," the author observes what about the green beans and squash he planted?

4. After a few weeks, what does Jack learn to do on his own?

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

(see the answer key)

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