Walden Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 15.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. How does Thoreau describe the temperature when he began to plaster his house?
(a) Freezing.
(b) Moderate.
(c) Hot.
(d) Chilly.

3. What book does Thoreau keep on his table throughout the summer?
(a) Homer's Iliad.
(b) Milton's Paradise Lost.
(c) The Bible.
(d) Cervantes' Don Quixote.

4. "Nature has no human inhabitant who..."
(a) Appreciates her.
(b) Loves her.
(c) Treats her well.
(d) Respects her.

5. What animals are likely to thrive no matter what?
(a) Squirrels and mice.
(b) Foxes and Owls.
(c) Rabbits and partridges.
(d) Wolves and Coyotes.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which tribe calls hunters the "best men"?

2. To what howling animal does Thoreau compare the loon?

3. Who or what does Thoreau visit?

4. For what does Thoreau feel sympathy?

5. What is Thoreau's net income from his farm?

(see the answer key)

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