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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Who does Whitman profess to folding in every leaf of his poetry in order to celebrate the sea?
(a) Dogs.
(b) Poets.
(c) Mariners.
(d) Sea serpents.

3. What is NOT a word which is used to describe the poets Whitman says are still to come in the world?
(a) Continental.
(b) Honest.
(c) Native.
(d) Athletic.

4. Walt Whitman sees _______ exhaling from unexplored countries and savage types with bows and arrows.
(a) Stories.
(b) Myths.
(c) Ghosts.
(d) Vapors.

5. Once a state is fully enslaved, according to Whitman, no nation, state, city, of the Earth can resume its ____________.
(a) Victory.
(b) Power.
(c) Wealth.
(d) Liberty.

6. Who is singing the varied carols which Whitman can hear as mentioned in a poem which reveals the answer?
(a) Men.
(b) Criminals.
(c) America.
(d) Canada.

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

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

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

10. Whitman believes there is terrible doubt in _____________, there is uncertainty and the possibility of being deluded.
(a) Appearances.
(b) Nature.
(c) Government.
(d) Children.

11. What carry the filaments of the news of wars, deaths, losses, gains, passions, and of race?
(a) Pigeons.
(b) Breezes.
(c) Telegraphs.
(d) Phones.

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

13. Walt Whitman hears the rhythmic myths of the ____________, the strong legends of the Romans.
(a) Germans.
(b) Egyptians.
(c) Greeks.
(d) Norse.

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

15. What did Whitman once feel was impassive, ample, and spheric in nature, though he is changing his mind?
(a) Earth.
(b) Moon.
(c) Hawaii.
(d) America.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whitman is not only considering the idea of death, but also of chanting the chant of ___________.

2. Underneath all of the mysticism, what does Whitman say that he sees in the man for his comrade?

3. Whitman says that he is not sure, but the high soul of lovers welcomes _______ most.

4. Whitman believes that in his journey, the _________ is not the only thing that is there.

5. Whitman calls the ostent evanescent the substances of a/an _________ mood or savan's studies long.

(see the answer keys)

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