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Bernd Heinrich
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The author spends Christmas with whom in "December 25"?
(a) The ravens.
(b) The squirrels.
(c) His family.
(d) His neighbors.

2. The author notes the changing seasons and decides his favorite season is ____________.
(a) Always the current one.
(b) Fall.
(c) Spring.
(d) Summer.

3. The author notes how perceptive the ravens are to _____________.
(a) Appearances.
(b) Sounds.
(c) Smells.
(d) Tastes.

4. The author believes he may be wanted as __________ in "The Spiker."
(a) An eco-terrorist.
(b) A terrorist.
(c) A thief.
(d) A mass murderer.

5. Does the dear show fear?
(a) No.
(b) Yes, a little.
(c) Yes, but very little.
(d) Yes, a great deal.

Short Answer Questions

1. When the deer looks at him, what does the author do?

2. When the author and his friend get to the stream, can any fish be found?

3. Where can moss grow?

4. In the section "Moss Watch," the author describes the various types of ________________ he can see around his cabin.

5. The author is quite proud about __________.

Short Essay Questions

1. What takes place in "December 29 Winter Ecology?" Why might the author do this?

2. How does the book come to an end? After a year of living in the woods, how does the author feel about his life there? Why?

3. How does the author spend Christmas? How does he feel about this? How does this experience compare to his other experiences throughout this book?

4. What takes place in "Early February"? What is your reaction to this? Why?

5. What does the author notice in "December 3"?

6. What takes place in "April 4 Returns"? Describe the author's attitude at this time.

7. How does the author deal with his "cabin fever"?

8. What experiment does the author perform with the squirrels? Why?

9. How important are these fishing expeditions for the author? Why?

10. What does the author think of himself and his students in comparison to other people? Do you agree? Why or why not?

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