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. As the author cuts wood for the winter, he notices areas he cleared only a few years before are covered with __________.
(a) Saplings.
(b) Shrubs.
(c) Moss.
(d) Leaves.

2. The author tries to draw conclusions about _____________.
(a) The way the stars were created.
(b) The size of the sun versus other stars.
(c) The moon's orbit, rise, and set.
(d) The sun's power.

3. When little mice first start to join the author in his cabin, he thinks they are ___________.
(a) Scary.
(b) Cute.
(c) Disgusting.
(d) Annoying.

4. "Beginnings" deals with the author's goals for the _________ he will spend in the cabin.
(a) Six months.
(b) Five years.
(c) Two years.
(d) Year.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. After the evening chorus dies off, what does the author do?

2. The author and a friend who comes to visit one evening make a ___________ cobbler and dance in the moonlight.

3. In "October 1 The Foliage," what happens for the first time?

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

5. The author smells a scent that triggers a memory of a childhood evening with whom?

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