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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When Richmond loses electricity Dillard says something happened at the governor's mansion. What?
(a) the basement is destroyed
(b) one bulb in the governor's mansion continues to glow
(c) the security alarm quit working
(d) the first floor is flooded

2. What principle has lead many physicists to mysticism?
(a) the answer to question 44
(b) the theory of relativity
(c) the answer to question #128
(d) the answer to question 67

3. What does the author think about fish?
(a) they are fairly clean food
(b) they are rather dumb water inhabitants
(c) they are quiet animals
(d) they are spirit food

4. In Chapter 13, the author is beginning to find a balance in her thinking about nature. What is that balance?
(a) a balance between believing nature to be either terrible or wonderful
(b) a balance between believing nature to be better than cities or not
(c) a balance between believing nature to be good or evil
(d) a balance between believing nature to be for animals or humans

5. What does Dillard say about the muskrat fur?
(a) it tends to be spotty
(b) they are the most popular fur animal in North America
(c) it's smelly when wet
(d) it's thin and of little use

Short Answer Questions

1. How does a young muskrat get fed?

2. What makes birds harder to watch than insects?

3. What does the principle of indeterminacy invalidate?

4. What would Dillard term passive pursuit of animals?

5. In Chapter 14, Dillard quotes a fifth century Egyptian mystic as saying what?

(see the answer keys)

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