Walden Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which animal is one of "Nature's Watchmen"?
(a) Owl.
(b) Fox.
(c) Bullfrog.
(d) Cat.

2. "I wanted to live deeply and..."
(a) Suck out all the marrow if life.
(b) Like each day was my last.
(c) Experience everything the world offered.
(d) To the fullest.

3. Who exerted an influence on mankind more than kings and emperors?
(a) Politicians.
(b) Authors.
(c) Priests.
(d) Musicians.

4. "As long as possible live free and..."
(a) Unconcerned.
(b) Unhindered.
(c) Uncommitted.
(d) Unattached.

5. Thoreau states his residence at Walden was more favorable to thought and serious reading than what institution?
(a) A seminary.
(b) A university.
(c) A think tank.
(d) A library.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what does Thoreau claim to have indulged very little?

2. What does Thoreau claim is the cure for his ailments?

3. How far was Thoreau's house from Concord?

4. "Be it life or death, we crave only..."

5. What gets struck by lighting during a heavy thunder-shower?

(see the answer key)

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