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

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

3. What plant grows at the edge of the path near the end of May?
(a) Goldenrod.
(b) The sand cherry.
(c) Johnswort.
(d) Sumach.

4. "I wanted to live deeply and..."
(a) To the fullest.
(b) Experience everything the world offered.
(c) Like each day was my last.
(d) Suck out all the marrow if life.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What animal does Thoreau kill and eat after it ravages his bean-field?

2. What does Thoreau hear in the evening?

3. What does Thoreau claim is the cure for his ailments?

4. "I believe that men are generally still a little afraid of..."

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

(see the answer key)

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