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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who did White take with him to revisit his childhood lake in "Once More to the Lake"?
(a) His neighbor.
(b) His wife.
(c) His son.
(d) His father.
2. What did White claim people from Maine said in place of "all" in "Maine Speech"?
(a) The entire lot.
(b) Every last section.
(c) The whole of.
(d) Every piece.
3. What did White write he would rather train to balance an Indian club "than induce a dachshund to heed my slightest command" in "Dog Training"?
(a) A zebra.
(b) A hyena
(c) A lion.
(d) A water buffalo.
4. What crop did White claim had done well there in "Fall" that year?
5. When was "Morningtime and Eveningtime" written?
(a) August, 1941.
(b) September, 1942.
(c) August, 1942.
(d) September, 1941.
Short Answer Questions
1. "My Day" was written when?
2. How many births were there in the town the last year in "Fall"?
3. Who did White receive the questionnaire from in "Questionnaire"?
4. White wrote that he was writing on the fourth day of what battle in "Compost"?
5. How many deaths were in the town the last year in "Fall"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did White think of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's book in "The Wave of the Future"?
2. How did White effectively portray country life to an educated, urban audience?
3. Who did White receive his survey from in "Questionnaire"? What were his answers?
4. Describe White's companions in "Coon Hunt."
5. What sort of list is the article "Memorandum"? What did White conclude in the article?
6. How did White relate automobiles to politics in "Motor Cars"?
7. Who did White take to the lake with him in "Once More to the Lake"? Why?
8. What actions did White retell in "My Day"?
9. What is the most notable of literary techniques White implemented in his articles?
10. What opposing imaged did White juxtapose in "Morningtime and Eveningtime"? What irony did he find?
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