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. The author notes more evidence of the seasons changing in "August 14 Whispers of Fall." Who comes for a visit?
(a) The author's son Stuart and his daughter Erica.
(b) The author's son Stuart, his daughter Erica, and two friends.
(c) The author's wife.
(d) The author's daughter Erica.

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

3. The author notices the trees and flowers blooming and climbs up into _______________ where he has built a lookout to observe the natural world.
(a) A poplar tree.
(b) The loft of the barn.
(c) A red spruce tree.
(d) A hot air balloon.

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

5. Why do the squirrels, in particular, fascinate the author?
(a) They are very mean.
(b) They try so hard to stay hidden.
(c) They are very loud.
(d) They are very curious.

Short Answer Questions

1. As the author cuts wood for the winter, he notices areas he cleared only a few years before are covered with __________.

2. What comes out in the early evening, closely followed by several types of songbirds?

3. During the author's run, what does he notice?

4. The author and his son plant a ______ oak near the cabin.

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

(see the answer key)

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