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

2. What book does Thoreau keep on his table throughout the summer?
(a) The Bible.
(b) Homer's Iliad.
(c) Cervantes' Don Quixote.
(d) Milton's Paradise Lost.

3. For what purpose does Thoreau believe most men have learned to read?
(a) Vanity.
(b) Education.
(c) Pleasure.
(d) Convenience.

4. Where does Thoreau believe intellectual societies are confined?
(a) Europe.
(b) Literary circles.
(c) Paris and Oxford.
(d) New York.

5. "The adventurous student will always study..."
(a) Theology.
(b) History.
(c) Classics.
(d) Latin.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is never alone?

2. What frequently notifies Thoreau of a passing traveler along the highway?

3. How long does Thoreau live at Walden Pond?

4. What does Thoreau follow all the way into town?

5. What attracted Thoreau to the farm?

(see the answer key)

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