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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What else does the digger wasp prepare for its children?
(a) Mates.
(b) Flowers.
(c) Food.
(d) Work.

2. "The Digger Wasp" is told from whose perspective?
(a) A young digger wasp.
(b) Another insect.
(c) A narrator.
(d) The adult digger wasp.

3. What does the digger wasp hope to do for its offspring?
(a) Make life more exciting.
(b) Make them jealous of it.
(c) Make them happy.
(d) Make life easier.

4. For whom is "Requiem?"
(a) Those insects who die before their young are born.
(b) Those insects who were killed by the first frost of the fall.
(c) Those insects who have short lifespans.
(d) Those insects killed by people.

5. The digger wasp creates what for its children?
(a) A shelter.
(b) A bed.
(c) A nest.
(d) A room.

6. Which bee believes life is hard and unenjoyable?
(a) The queen bee.
(b) The worker bee.
(c) The sweat bee.
(d) The bumble bee.

7. "Water Boatmen" describes the ________________ of this insect.
(a) Unhappiness.
(b) Effort and determination.
(c) Calm and happy personality.
(d) Laziness.

8. For what else does the digger wasp prepare?
(a) A move to a new home.
(b) Its death.
(c) Additions to its family.
(d) The coming of winter.

9. Which bee believes life is relaxing and enjoyable?
(a) The queen bee.
(b) The sweat bee.
(c) The worker bee.
(d) The bumble bee.

10. "The Digger Wasp" tells of the life of a digger wasp as it prepares for what?
(a) The end of summer.
(b) The arrival of its offspring.
(c) Night.
(d) The spring floods.

11. What is an important time of year in "Requiem?"
(a) Winter and the first snowfall.
(b) Summer and the hot sun.
(c) Fall and the first frost.
(d) Spring and the last frost.

12. The sound of cicadas singing begins how?
(a) With a chorus of cicadas.
(b) With a male cicada.
(c) With a single creature.
(d) With two creatures.

13. "Honeybees" is told from the perspective of whom?
(a) The honey.
(b) The larvae.
(c) Other insects.
(d) The worker bee.

14. How does the worker bee spend his days?
(a) Flying around the hive looking for a mate.
(b) Eating bonbons and watching movies.
(c) Lounging around or laying eggs.
(d) Slaving away to provide for the hive.

15. What does the digger wasp hope its children will do?
(a) Realize the sacrifices the parent made for its children.
(b) Enjoy the food and shelter.
(c) Know how to take care of itself.
(d) Live long, happy lives.

Short Answer Questions

1. How are people like the water boatmen?

2. Why is the answer to number 90 repeated in the poem?

3. Upon contemplating this poem and the deaths of these insects, one becomes more aware of what?

4. What about this time of year do the cicadas like?

5. How can the lives of the two different bees in this poem be described?

(see the answer keys)

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