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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What has been named with can not be countermanded in struggles and in wars?
(a) Death.
(b) Goal.
(c) Birth.
(d) Truth.

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

3. Whitman expresses that he knows the __________ does not know how longingly he looked at them.
(a) Blade of grass.
(b) Woman.
(c) Old woman.
(d) Passing stranger.

4. What sort of song does Whitman say he will sing in the sixth inscription of the book's opening?
(a) Leaves.
(b) Truth.
(c) Companionship.
(d) Patriotism.

5. How does Whitman spell Canada when he uses the name in the poem, "On Journeys through the States"?
(a) Canada.
(b) Kanuda.
(c) Kunada.
(d) Kanada.

6. What does Whitman say goes to and fro, seeking a livelihood, chattering, and chaffering?
(a) Soul.
(b) Shadow.
(c) A worker.
(d) His muse.

7. Who does Whitman answer for when he takes the young man's hands in his own?
(a) His mother.
(b) His brother.
(c) God.
(d) His sister.

8. 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.

9. Whitman wonders how the real _______ can ever die and be buried in the end?
(a) Person.
(b) Book.
(c) Body.
(d) Word.

10. What are the terrible perturbations of the suns, swelling, collapsing, and ending?
(a) Moons.
(b) Planets.
(c) Stars.
(d) Clouds.

11. From Whitman's breast, he says that he has concealed confession drops. What color are these drops?
(a) Clear.
(b) Red.
(c) Blue.
(d) Green.

12. Whitman says it is a painful thing to ___________ someone to excess, yet the rewards are great.
(a) Love.
(b) Honor.
(c) Believe in.
(d) Hate.

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

14. In what state did Whitman see the live-oak growing, and named a poem after this occurrence?
(a) Delaware.
(b) Louisiana.
(c) Maine.
(d) Maryland.

15. Where does Whitman say there are beautiful hills which should be recognized as such?
(a) Maine.
(b) North Carolina.
(c) Brooklyn.
(d) Amsterdam.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is NOT a word which is used to describe the poets Whitman says are still to come in the world?

2. Whitman believes that all heroic deeds were conceived in __________, as are all free poems.

3. What carry the filaments of the news of wars, deaths, losses, gains, passions, and of race?

4. During this section of the poems, what age does Whitman profess to being?

5. What are houses and rooms full of? What are shelves crowded with according to Whitman?

(see the answer keys)

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