Walden Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What kind of bird does Thoreau watch for hours in the fall?
(a) Loon.
(b) Duck.
(c) Swan.
(d) Goose.

2. What does Thoreau wage a war with in his bean-field?
(a) Small Animals.
(b) Weeds.
(c) Insects.
(d) Mold.

3. Which book are most men satisfied by reading or having read to them?
(a) Virgil's Aeneid.
(b) Shakespeare's Sonnets.
(c) The Farmer's Almanac.
(d) The Bible.

4. What time does Thoreau begin hoeing every day?
(a) 5:00 AM.
(b) 6:00 AM.
(c) 7:00 AM.
(d) 8:00 AM.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How many chairs does Thoreau have in his house?

2. What caused John Farmer to contemplate his life?

3. What is the morning?

4. "The true husbandman will cease from..."

5. What does Thoreau hope to avoid by harvesting early?

(see the answer key)

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