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

2. What is Thoreau's net income from his farm?
(a) $21.34.
(b) $12.46.
(c) $5.93.
(d) $8.71.

3. What does Thoreau hear in the evening?
(a) Cows lowing.
(b) Goats bleating.
(c) Birds singing.
(d) The wind in the trees.

4. What does Thoreau follow all the way into town?
(a) A river.
(b) Road signs.
(c) A wooded path.
(d) The railroad.

5. What did Thoreau do during his first summer at Walden Pond?
(a) Wrote a book.
(b) Studied Philosophy.
(c) Hoed beans.
(d) Read Books.

Short Answer Questions

1. What plant grows at the edge of the path near the end of May?

2. "I have never found the companion that was so companionable as..."

3. Which book are most men satisfied by reading or having read to them?

4. Who is never alone?

5. Where is Walden Pond located?

(see the answer key)

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