The Ultimate
Walden
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 12

What makes Thoreau think about technology?

  • A railroad
  • A car
  • A steamboat
  • An electric stove

Question 2 of 12

What does Thoreau compare to the coming of Spring?

  • Judgement Day
  • The coming of winter
  • A birth
  • An awakening

Question 3 of 12

How deep is Walden Pond?

  • 100 feet
  • 1000 feet
  • 10000 feet
  • 10 feet

Question 4 of 12

What does Thoreau focus on much of the time?

  • Nature
  • Cooking
  • Cleaning
  • Sleeping

Question 5 of 12

Where did Thoreau spend a night on a trip into town?

  • Jail
  • Hospital
  • Police Station
  • Grocery Store

Question 6 of 12

What is a value that Thoreau does NOT regard as high importance while living at Walden Pond?

  • Convenience
  • Austerity
  • Simplicity
  • Solitude

Question 7 of 12

How does Thoreau earn money while living at Walden Pond?

  • He owns a bean field
  • He writes and sells his stories
  • He is a cook
  • He doesn't earn any money

Question 8 of 12

Who owned the land Thoreau built his cabin on?

  • Ralph Waldo Emmerson
  • J.D. Salinger
  • Maya Angelou
  • Socrates

Question 9 of 12

What year did Thoreau complete the building of his cabin?

  • 1845
  • 1945
  • 2045
  • 1745

Question 10 of 12

What was unique about Thoreau's time in Walden Pond?

  • He stayed away from society
  • He lived without electricity
  • He never had any visitors
  • He didn't use a computer

Question 11 of 12

What is the first chapter entitled?

  • Economy
  • Visitors
  • House-Warming
  • Spring

Question 12 of 12

How long did Thoreau spend living in Walden Pond?

  • 2 years
  • 4 years
  • 6 months
  • 20 months

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