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 does Thoreau hear in the evening?
(a) Birds singing.
(b) Cows lowing.
(c) The wind in the trees.
(d) Goats bleating.

2. What does one hunter use as a musical instrument?
(a) Grass.
(b) Spoons.
(c) A saw.
(d) A tree leaf.

3. In total, how much does it cost for Thoreau to build his house?
(a) $56.08.
(b) $28.12.
(c) $364.92
(d) $192.47

4. Thoreau is inclined to be a...
(a) Writer.
(b) Hunter.
(c) Vegetarian.
(d) Philosopher.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What animal does Thoreau want to eat when it crosses his path?

2. What birds does Thoreau hear regularly during the summer at 7:30pm?

3. How long do the workmen take to harvest the ice of the pond?

4. Where does Thoreau believe intellectual societies are confined?

5. What does Thoreau hope will happen if John Field reads his book?

(see the answer key)

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