A Quiz On Simplicity Day

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A Quiz On Simplicity Day

Simplicity Day is an unofficial Holiday in remembrance of an American essayist, philosopher, and advocator of simple living, Henry David Thoreau. He was never in support of slavery but of small government, a conducive environment. He was also involved in the early transcendentalist movement in the United States. Have you observed this Holiday ever? What else do you know about this Holiday? Try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When is simplicity day observed?
    • A. 

      July 12

    • B. 

      June 12

    • C. 

      August 13

    • D. 

      March 9

  • 2. 
    Why was the date chosen? In remembrance of Henry's
    • A. 

      Death

    • B. 

      Birth

    • C. 

      Wedding

    • D. 

      First book launch

  • 3. 
    Who created simplicity day?
    • A. 

      The US Government

    • B. 

      EU

    • C. 

      The Emily Fund

    • D. 

      NGOs

  • 4. 
    What is the aim of the celebration of simplicity day?
    • A. 

      To remember Henry

    • B. 

      To promote Emily Fund

    • C. 

      To encourage the needy

    • D. 

      To encourage simple life styles

  • 5. 
    Emily Fund was created in the memory of who?
    • A. 

      Emily Richard

    • B. 

      Emily II

    • C. 

      Emily Rachael

    • D. 

      Iris Emily

  • 6. 
    Which other thing did Henry encourage?
    • A. 

      Buying quality things

    • B. 

      Simple parties

    • C. 

      Youth Empowerment

    • D. 

      Hiking

  • 7. 
    What is simplicity day known as in the USA?
    • A. 

      National Simplicity Day

    • B. 

      Henry Thoreau's Day

    • C. 

      Emily Fund celebration

    • D. 

      Book Day

  • 8. 
    Which of these is not an activity of the day?
    • A. 

      Read Henry's Book

    • B. 

      Take a vow of simplicity

    • C. 

      Go Hiking

    • D. 

      Donate money to organization

  • 9. 
    How old was Henry Thoreau when he died?
    • A. 

      44

    • B. 

      54

    • C. 

      97

    • D. 

      74

  • 10. 
    Which of these is Henry's most popular essay?
    • A. 

      A plea for captain John Brown

    • B. 

      Civil Disobedience

    • C. 

      Walden

    • D. 

      Paradise (to be) regained