Walden Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How far was Thoreau's house from Concord?
(a) 1 1/2 miles.
(b) 5 miles.
(c) 3 miles.
(d) 2 1/2 miles.

2. How close is Thoreau's nearest neighbor?
(a) One mile.
(b) Half a mile.
(c) Three miles.
(d) Two miles.

3. In total, how much does it cost for Thoreau to build his house?
(a) $56.08.
(b) $364.92
(c) $192.47
(d) $28.12.

4. "I go and come with a strange... in Nature."
(a) Liberty.
(b) Ease.
(c) Thrill.
(d) Comfort.

5. "I have never found the companion that was so companionable as..."
(a) A book.
(b) Myself.
(c) God.
(d) Solitude.

Short Answer Questions

1. Of what do the smells from the train remind Thoreau?

2. What did Thoreau do during his first summer at Walden Pond?

3. Thoreau speaks of visitors from what charitable institution?

4. What does Thoreau think Concord should become?

5. Where does Thoreau believe intellectual societies are confined?

(see the answer key)

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