Walden Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. "In dealing with truth we are..."
(a) Hesitant.
(b) Fearful.
(c) Immortal.
(d) Noble.

4. What is Thoreau's shelter at Walden Pond?
(a) A cave.
(b) A tent.
(c) An abandoned shanty.
(d) A small house.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What vegetable does Thoreau plant on most of his 2 1/2 acres?

3. What is the morning?

4. How long does Thoreau live at Walden Pond?

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

(see the answer key)

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