Walden Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does one Concord Trader use as a sign for his store?
(a) A Wooden plank.
(b) A bear hide.
(c) A salt fish.
(d) A Wagon Wheel.

2. How long does Thoreau live at Walden Pond?
(a) One year.
(b) Six months.
(c) Three years and six months.
(d) Two years and two months.

3. Which book are most men satisfied by reading or having read to them?
(a) Virgil's Aeneid.
(b) The Farmer's Almanac.
(c) Shakespeare's Sonnets.
(d) The Bible.

4. What vegetable does Thoreau plant on most of his 2 1/2 acres?
(a) Turnips.
(b) Potatoes.
(c) Beans.
(d) Corn.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Which animal is one of "Nature's Watchmen"?

3. Thoreau states his residence at Walden was more favorable to thought and serious reading than what institution?

4. For what does Thoreau feel sympathy?

5. "In dealing with truth we are..."

(see the answer key)

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