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. What was Whitman's voice like when he sang late in the night, according to his writing?
(a) Sad.
(b) Joyful.
(c) Whispered.
(d) Low.

2. ___________ asks the soul to follow into an unknown territory without a guide and without a map.
(a) Whitman.
(b) God.
(c) Jesus.
(d) Buddha.

3. For what time of the year does Whitman write a warble, in the form of a poem for in the "Autumn Rivulets" section?
(a) Autumn.
(b) Spring.
(c) Lilac.
(d) Winter.

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

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

6. Who does Whitman describe as being lean and sinewy with muscular legs, thinly clothed, and well trained?
(a) President.
(b) Pioneer.
(c) Teacher.
(d) Runner.

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

8. What song does Whitman hope they play as he is waiting for the show to begin in Boston?
(a) O Pioneers.
(b) The Great Waltz.
(c) Yankee Doodle.
(d) Snickerdoodle.

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

10. Whitman asks in his poems who may have learned the ______________ of the lessons that he has to teach.
(a) Truth.
(b) Completeness.
(c) Details.
(d) Broadness.

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

12. The United States is seen as ________ with equality in the eyes of their mother, according to Whitman.
(a) Children.
(b) Partners.
(c) Cubs.
(d) Eagles.

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

14. Whitman was seized by a spirit, held by an _________self out of the pride which causes him to utter poems.
(a) Aggressive.
(b) Electric.
(c) Authentic.
(d) Amazing.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. When Whitman sits and looks out into the world, he sees all the __________ and the agony without end.

2. Who is singing the song, a husky song as the main character in the poem walks on the beach at night alone?

3. Who does Whitman say that is is close with, murmuring alike reproachfully rolling sands and drift?

4. Who is the man that Whitman describes as being very cute, a man who is a made man from this day?

5. What does Whitman say the man is now that he has tears in his face at the sight of the waters?

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