Walden Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 15.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where was it rumored that Col. Quoil had been a soldier?
(a) Upper Canada.
(b) Hong Kong.
(c) Waterloo.
(d) New Orleans.

2. Thoreau is inclined to be a...
(a) Vegetarian.
(b) Philosopher.
(c) Writer.
(d) Hunter.

3. What does Thoreau do to test the strength of the ice?
(a) He throws stones on it.
(b) He stands on it.
(c) He jumps on it.
(d) He cuts out small pieces and measures them.

4. What does Thoreau uncover as he hoes the bean-field?
(a) Tree stumps.
(b) The remains of animals.
(c) Buried treasure.
(d) Native artifacts.

5. Thoreau calls the train an "iron..."
(a) Monstrosity.
(b) Horse.
(c) Beast.
(d) Dragon.

Short Answer Questions

1. What animal grows to be four feet long, yet is rarely seen by humans?

2. What creatures do Thoreau find battling in the wood-pile?

3. "The mass of men lead lives of quiet..."

4. What caused John Farmer to contemplate his life?

5. Where is Walden Pond located?

(see the answer key)

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