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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. It is the engineer's joy to go with the _____________ in his days.
(a) Locomotive.
(b) Track.
(c) Coal.
(d) Cars.

4. To what does Whitman say he is near at hand with a throat to inflate itself and sing joyfully?
(a) Ocean.
(b) Democracy.
(c) Honor.
(d) Nature.

5. Whitman addresses other countries who are striving to prove the puzzle of America, the athletic ______________.
(a) Constitution.
(b) Ambition.
(c) Democracy.
(d) Grasses.

6. Whitman ponders where he actually knows anything of his own ________ as he thinks about the biography of another.
(a) Message.
(b) History.
(c) Needs.
(d) Life.

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

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

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

10. What do the lovers who exit the room after the night leave over baskets, swelling the house with their plenty?
(a) Birds.
(b) Words.
(c) White towels.
(d) Money.

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

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

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

14. Whitman raises a _____________ hand to all who he mentions in his poem, making the signal to remain after him.
(a) Open.
(b) Perpendicular.
(c) Closed.
(d) Shaking.

15. Whitman believes that all heroic deeds were conceived in __________, as are all free poems.
(a) Church.
(b) The soul.
(c) The open air.
(d) God's hand.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whitman expresses that he knows the __________ does not know how longingly he looked at them.

2. Whitman points out that it is not on the reader that they alone have ___________ which fall on them

3. Once a state is fully enslaved, according to Whitman, no nation, state, city, of the Earth can resume its ____________.

4. Who does Whitman see eating the bread of his last supper in the midst of youths and old persons?

5. What rose before Whitman when he was pondering his poetry in silence in this book?

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