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. "I believe that men are generally still a little afraid of..."
(a) The dark.
(b) Their imaginations.
(c) The devil.
(d) Witches.

2. What birds does Thoreau hear regularly during the summer at 7:30pm?
(a) Whip-poor-wills.
(b) Hawks.
(c) Nightingales.
(d) Doves.

3. "Be it life or death, we crave only..."
(a) Freedom.
(b) Love.
(c) Truth.
(d) Reality.

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

5. Of what do the smells from the train remind Thoreau?
(a) Big city life.
(b) The destruction of nature.
(c) His childhood.
(d) Other parts of the world.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Thoreau believe intellectual societies are confined?

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

3. What is Thoreau's net income from his farm?

4. What animal's sound ushers in the night?

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

(see the answer key)

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