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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. What is the mood of "Water Boatmen?"
2. How can people relate to the worker bee?
(a) Many people work hard and do not feel they get their just reward.
(b) Many people work for a queen.
(c) Many people are lazy and like to lay around all day.
(d) Many people make honey.
3. According to these beetles, this ____________ way of moving is the best way to move.
(b) Round about and indirect.
4. What is another mood that can be felt while reading "The Digger Wasp"?
5. Why do the two parts do this?
(a) To give a sense of humor.
(b) To give a sense of determination.
(c) To create a sense of frenzy and chaos.
(d) To give a sense of jealousy and hatred.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is another mood of "Honeybees"?
2. How do the two parts relate to the whirligig beetle?
3. A great deal of imagery and expressive vocabulary is also used to describe the ____________ movements of these beetles.
4. What happens when the water boatmen reach their destination?
5. This poem pays respect to these insects when?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does "Water Boatmen" describe? Why?
2. To what else could the water boatmen be compared? Why?
3. How does this poem draw attention to nature and the life cycle of insects?
4. How does this mood in "The Digger Wasp" change? Why?
5. What does "The Digger Wasp" describe? Why?
6. How does the author use poetry and literary devices to teach about whirligig beetles?
7. What are the moods of this poem? Why do they differ?
8. What is "Requiem?"
9. How could a person relate to a day in the life of the whirligig beetle?
10. How do "Whirligig Beetles" and "Requiem" compare?
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