Leaves of Grass Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Whitman includes a series of poems which pertain to forms of education from questions posed to _______ to tests and judgement.
(a) Senators.
(b) Teachers.
(c) Students.
(d) Principals.

2. Which is the ancient country which Whitman seems to think is progressing into the future, much in the same way as America?
(a) India.
(b) Somalia.
(c) China.
(d) Japan.

3. What are the felons wearing when they come into the courtroom as Whitman watches them out of curiosity?
(a) Hats.
(b) Shackles.
(c) Orange suits.
(d) Blue jump suits.

4. ___________ are able to convey nature, enjoy materialism, become orators, and create from their own experiences.
(a) Politicians.
(b) Women.
(c) Teachers.
(d) Mediums.

5. What is the title of the poem which begins "forms, qualities, lives, humanity, language, thoughts...."?
(a) Germs.
(b) Ideas.
(c) Truths.
(d) Notions.

6. At what time of the day is the soul allowed to be most free, according to Whitman in his own findings?
(a) Midnight.
(b) Dawn.
(c) Dusk.
(d) Noon.

7. What does Whitman say that he will expose when he runs his furrow with his plough and press his spade through the sod?
(a) Roots.
(b) Foul meat.
(c) Dirt.
(d) Vegetables.

8. What does Whitman beckon to sound clearer in and through the atmosphere?
(a) Eyes.
(b) Birds.
(c) Poems.
(d) Throat.

9. "And there is ______ to us of all that has ever come of races and days, or ever will come."
(a) Meaning.
(b) Color.
(c) Voice.
(d) Spirit.

10. Whitman says that years of ____________ are transient and strange, though he says he too is one.
(a) Meteors.
(b) Politicians.
(c) Ideas.
(d) Beauty.

11. To whom is Whitman referring when he talks about the estuary which enlarges and spread itself grandly in the great sea?
(a) His words.
(b) Time.
(c) Old age.
(d) His father.

12. What kind of birds fly together, interlocking their claws and beating their wings as one in the poem Whitman includes?
(a) Pelicans.
(b) Eagles.
(c) Robins.
(d) Herons.

13. What does Whitman say the man is now that he has tears in his face at the sight of the waters?
(a) Baby.
(b) Woman.
(c) Child.
(d) Teen.

14. The combination of justice and God, according to Whitman, can be blended together to make an immortal ___________.
(a) Reality.
(b) Government.
(c) Story.
(d) Armistice.

15. Where is the good place in Boston where Whitman wants to see the show from in the morning?
(a) At the diner.
(b) At the corner.
(c) At the church.
(d) At the docks.

Short Answer Questions

1. For what time of the year does Whitman write a warble, in the form of a poem for in the "Autumn Rivulets" section?

2. What do mediums convey when they arrive and they are successful in the United States, according to Whitman?

3. The United States is seen as ________ with equality in the eyes of their mother, according to Whitman.

4. What is the powerful machine which is moving through the snow with its vapor-pennants tinged with delicate purple?

5. What does Whitman say that Ireland once was before she leaned and became tattered on the ground?

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