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. "We are underbred and low-lived and..."
(a) Hardworking.
(b) Ignorant.
(c) Stupid.
(d) Illiterate.

2. "The swiftest traveler is he that goes..."
(a) By Train.
(b) As the crow flies.
(c) Afoot.
(d) By Horse.

3. What is the morning?
(a) A spritual moment.
(b) A time for poets.
(c) A time for reflection.
(d) The awakening hour.

4. What animal does Thoreau kill and eat after it ravages his bean-field?
(a) A squirrel.
(b) A raccoon.
(c) A rabbit.
(d) A woodchuck.

5. Why does the Canadian woodchopper read the French paper?
(a) For the pictures.
(b) For practice.
(c) For the news.
(d) To show off to his neighbors.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the name of the family Thoreau bought a farm from and then returned the ownership to them?

2. What did Thoreau imagine doing?

3. On what pond does Thoreau live on the shore?

4. For what purpose does Thoreau believe most men have learned to read?

5. "I have never found the companion that was so companionable as..."

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