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. What animal's sound ushers in the night?
(a) The hawk's scream.
(b) The coyote's yelp.
(c) The whip-poor-will's cry.
(d) The bullfrog's trump.

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

3. Why does Thoreau reject the suggestion of owning a visitor's book?
(a) He can't afford to buy one.
(b) He has a good memory.
(c) He believes it's an unnecessary luxury.
(d) He doesn't have enough visitors.

4. What did Thoreau imagine doing?
(a) Buying a farm.
(b) Living off the land.
(c) Writing a book.
(d) Building a house.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What gets struck by lighting during a heavy thunder-shower?

2. What does Thoreau uncover as he hoes the bean-field?

3. On what pond does Thoreau live on the shore?

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

5. How far was Thoreau's house from Concord?

(see the answer key)

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