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. Who is in the curious trio with Whitman? This trio includes his _________ and his body, and himself.
(a) Eyes.
(b) Heart.
(c) Gut.
(d) Soul.

2. What does Whitman say was the year of struggle, the year when no dainty rhymes or sentimental loves verses were written?
(a) 1821.
(b) 1841.
(c) 1851.
(d) 1861.

3. At the time of freedom, the soul can emerge fully and ponder the _________ one loves best.
(a) Truth.
(b) Animals.
(c) Silence.
(d) Themes.

4. What do mediums convey when they arrive and they are successful in the United States, according to Whitman?
(a) Truth.
(b) Lies.
(c) Gospel.
(d) Half truths.

5. What causes Whitman to wander noiselessly and to bend over other sleepers, wandering and confused?
(a) Stealth.
(b) Insomnia.
(c) Nightly visions.
(d) Sickness.

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

7. Who is sultry with perfumes, with ample and flowing garments, florid with blood, hot with passion?
(a) Mother Earth.
(b) Originatress.
(c) Mistress.
(d) Creatrix.

8. What color is the halo in the sky, drooping upon the sea in the description of the water?
(a) Blue.
(b) Green.
(c) Brown.
(d) Black.

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

10. The metaphor of __________ is used in relation to the plowman, tilling to life, while the harvester harvests in the end.
(a) Birth.
(b) Cycles.
(c) Death.
(d) Regeneration.

11. Who does Whitman want to kiss him, to touch him on the lips as he touches those he loves?
(a) His mother.
(b) A wave.
(c) His lover.
(d) Paumanok.

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

13. What is one of the things which keeps Whitman up late at night, though he needs no assurances?
(a) Lost lovers.
(b) Creative thoughts.
(c) Death.
(d) Pain.

14. Who does Whitman say the person in the poem "Europe" was paid to do?
(a) Write the poems.
(b) Leave the land untouched.
(c) Defile the People.
(d) Cross the water.

15. What will return as the ocean of life begins to ebb away from the shore, according to Whitman?
(a) Sand.
(b) Flow.
(c) Green.
(d) Light

Short Answer Questions

1. Whitman says that he often looks up at the perfect __________ of the stars during walks in the night.

2. What was Whitman's voice like when he sang late in the night, according to his writing?

3. When the child went forth, what happened to him every day? He became the ____________ he looked at.

4. What is piercing through the storm, piercing and pealing as the storm rises up?

5. What does Whitman beckon to sound clearer in and through the atmosphere?

(see the answer keys)

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