1. What, in the chapter
“Sounds,” does Thoreau describe as having the roar of a fierce beast?
2. In what town did
Thoreau spend most of his life?
3. What college did
4. In what season
does Thoreau conclude his stay at Walden Pond?
5. When did Thoreau
move in to his house at Walden Pond?
6. What, according
to Thoreau, do the mass of men lead?
7. Which of the following
was closest to Thoreau’s house at Walden Pond?
8. What was the approximate
maximum number of visitors that Thoreau received in his house at
a single time?
9. Which crop did
Thoreau raise in the greatest quantity?
10. What war was
the United States involved in during Thoreau’s stay at Walden Pond?
11. For what was
Thoreau put into jail by the town constable?
12. Which of the
following is not the name of a pond Thoreau describes?
13. When Thoreau
encounters a woodchuck in the woods, how does he react?
14. Which poet made
frequent visits to Thoreau’s cabin at Walden?
15. Between what
creatures does Thoreau witness a battle?
16. Which philosopher
pays a lengthy visit to Thoreau’s cabin at Walden?
17. To what does
Thoreau partly attribute John Field’s poverty?
how deep is Walden Pond at its deepest point?
19. Why do a large
group of men arrive at Walden Pond in the winter of 1846–1847?
20. Which of the
following does Thoreau value most highly?
21. What, as Thoreau
describes it at the end of the work, is the sun?
22. What was the
title of Thoreau’s first published book?
23. What cause did
Thoreau take up most earnestly in the 1850s?
24. What is Thoreau’s
interaction with the loon mentioned at the end of “Brute Neighbors”?
25. What color is
the ice of Walden Pond?