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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Whitman not want to shut their proud doors to him, as stated in a poem of that same idea?
(a) Churches.
(b) Armies.
(c) Schools.
(d) Libraries.

2. "You furnish your parts toward eternity, Great or small, you furnish your parts toward the ________."
(a) Answer.
(b) End.
(c) Soul.
(d) Truth.

3. What will Whitman plant as thick as trees along all the rivers of America and along the shores of all the great lakes?
(a) Honor.
(b) Companionship.
(c) Patriotism.
(d) Shrubs.

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

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

6. Whitman believes himself to be as trustful to his poems as a father is to his _______________.
(a) Children.
(b) Home.
(c) Family.
(d) Wife.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Whitman spell Canada when he uses the name in the poem, "On Journeys through the States"?

2. Whitman wonders how the real _______ can ever die and be buried in the end?

3. To what state does Whitman promise to know very well after traveling to it?

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

5. Whitman says that he was offering too long to feed his soul with __________, which was clearly not a good idea..

(see the answer keys)

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