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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. In "April 2 Dreams," the author remembers a couple of dreams from how long ago?
(a) Nights before.
(b) Hours before.
(c) Years before.
(d) Decades before.

2. What surprises the author about the firefly larva which he finds on his way to the cabin?
(a) It is the same size as the adult.
(b) It is glowing just like the adult.
(c) It is nothing like the adult.
(d) It is identical to the adult.

3. In "April 4 Returns," what does the author spend the night doing?
(a) Singing.
(b) Watching television.
(c) Thinking.
(d) Boiling sap.

4. In "March 14 Storm" what is the author beginning to feel?
(a) Sick.
(b) Cabin fever.
(c) Angry.
(d) Anxious.

5. For what sound does the author still listen intently?
(a) The robin.
(b) The raven.
(c) The kinglet.
(d) The sparrow.

Short Answer Questions

1. While in town, for what does he find a lead?

2. In the stump of an old __________ the author finds many wide, deep grub holes.

3. What does the author do before cooking and eating the fish that he and his neighbor catch?

4. What holiday is "February 2"?

5. What occurs in "January 13"?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does the author notice about the squirrels in "March 20-21"? What are your thoughts regarding the squirrels' behavior?

2. Describe the snow storm. How does it affect the author?

3. What takes place in "March 31"? How might the author feel about this?

4. Describe the metamorphosis taking place in the Maine woods. How might the author feel about this?

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

6. What is taking place in "March 13 Storm Warnings"? Why do the people act and feel this way?

7. What does the author say in "Moss Watch"? Why might he study moss?

8. How does the author feel about the mice and flies? Why? How does this compare to how he feels about other animals?

9. Describe the author's walk in "April 28 Free Search." Why does he do this?

10. How does the author feel about celebrating Christmas? Why might he feel this way?

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