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

2. What are the necessities of life?
(a) Food, shelter, clothing, and sunlight.
(b) Love, happiness, family, and religion.
(c) Food, shelter, clothing, and fuel.
(d) Food, shelter, land, and freedom.

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

4. When Thoreau began living in the woods, his "house was not finished, but was merely a defense against the..."
(a) Wind.
(b) Rain.
(c) Animals.
(d) Sun.

5. What does Thoreau think Concord should become?
(a) A major railway stop.
(b) A town of historical significance.
(c) A tourist town.
(d) A patron of the fine arts.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Thoreau imagine doing?

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

3. What is the morning?

4. "The adventurous student will always study..."

5. "As long as possible live free and..."

(see the answer key)

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