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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Whitman used to pull up from the water when he lived in his hometown during the summer months?
(a) Seaweed.
(b) Fish traps.
(c) Lobster pots.
(d) Netting.

2. Whitman says that he is not sure, but the high soul of lovers welcomes _______ most.
(a) Death.
(b) Lust.
(c) Desire.
(d) Truth.

3. Whitman believes that in his journey, the _________ is not the only thing that is there.
(a) Nature.
(b) Trees.
(c) Road.
(d) Honor.

4. "Carry me when you go forth over land or sea; For thus merely ______________ you is enough, is best."
(a) Touching.
(b) Knowing.
(c) Feeling.
(d) Breathing.

5. Whitman is not only considering the idea of death, but also of chanting the chant of ___________.
(a) Truth.
(b) Honor.
(c) Battles.
(d) Allegiance.

6. What is the city of orgies, according to Whitman's poem of the same name?
(a) Manhattan.
(b) Newark.
(c) Chicago.
(d) Boston.

7. Whitman says that he was offering too long to feed his soul with __________, which was clearly not a good idea..
(a) Standards.
(b) Truths.
(c) Questions.
(d) Answers.

8. The __________ has joy in inflating the chest, rolling the thunder of the voice, making the people rage, and leading America.
(a) Orator.
(b) Lawyer.
(c) President.
(d) Congressman.

9. Whitman calls the ostent evanescent the substances of a/an _________ mood or savan's studies long.
(a) Child's.
(b) Woman's.
(c) Scientist's.
(d) Artist's.

10. Which sort of bird caused Whitman to stop and open listen to it opening its throat and joyfully singing?
(a) Song dove.
(b) He-bird.
(c) Robin.
(d) She-bird.

11. Who does Whitman point out are subordinated at their tasks during "Calamus"?
(a) Men.
(b) Children.
(c) No one.
(d) Women.

12. What shape is Paumanok, according to the way that Whitman describes it in his poetry?
(a) Square.
(b) Bean.
(c) Spiral.
(d) Fish.

13. The ___________ cheerfully braves the winter, says Whitman when he addresses this group, the snow and ice welcoming him.
(a) Kanadian.
(b) Canadian.
(c) Delawarean.
(d) Alaskan.

14. Who does Whitman meet in the poem, "Eidolons," passing the hues and objects of the world?
(a) Seer.
(b) Servant.
(c) Child.
(d) Horse.

15. With another man, Whitman writes, he dilates and fuses the immortal laws and makes himself by them the _______ unto himself.
(a) Honor.
(b) Law.
(c) Truth.
(d) Love.

Short Answer Questions

1. From Whitman's breast, he says that he has concealed confession drops. What color are these drops?

2. What has been named with can not be countermanded in struggles and in wars?

3. What is described as never tiring, as being rude, silent, and incomprehensible at first?

4. What sort of song does Whitman say he will sing in the sixth inscription of the book's opening?

5. Whitman believes himself to be as trustful to his poems as a father is to his _______________.

(see the answer keys)

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