Walden Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What writer does the French Canadian Woodsman love?
(a) Homer.
(b) Virgil.
(c) Milton.
(d) Aesop.

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

4. How many chairs does Thoreau have in his house?
(a) Two.
(b) None.
(c) Three.
(d) One.

5. Some of Thoreau's pleasantest hours are spent during this kind of weather:
(a) Snowstorms.
(b) Thunderstorms.
(c) Sun showers.
(d) Hail.

Short Answer Questions

1. "In dealing with truth we are..."

2. "The village appeared to me a great..."

3. Who carried the Iliad with him on his expeditions?

4. What bird sings to Thoreau as he works in the bean-field?

5. What are the necessities of life?

(see the answer key)

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