Walden Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 17.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What color is the ice from Walden Pond?
(a) Green.
(b) Blue.
(c) Brown.
(d) Yellow.

2. Who carried the Iliad with him on his expeditions?
(a) Magellan.
(b) Edmund Hillary.
(c) Captain James Cook.
(d) Alexander.

3. What animal does Thoreau describe as "rudimental, burrowing men"?
(a) Rabbits.
(b) Foxes.
(c) Wolves.
(d) Woodchucks.

4. What does Thoreau uncover as he hoes the bean-field?
(a) Tree stumps.
(b) Native artifacts.
(c) The remains of animals.
(d) Buried treasure.

5. What instrument does Thoreau use to watch the war more closely?
(a) A microscope.
(b) A telescope.
(c) A monocle.
(d) A magnifying glass.

Short Answer Questions

1. "The swiftest traveler is he that goes..."

2. "Walden is a perfect forest mirror" in which season?

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

4. What is the length of Thoreau's bean rows added together?

5. "I have never found the companion that was so companionable as..."

(see the answer key)

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