Henry David Thoreau - Walden

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Henry David Thoreau Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Henry David Thoreau lived at Walden Pond, in Concord, Massachusetts for two years, two months and two days
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Henry David Thoreau owned Walden Pond
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Thoreau's experiment was to  “live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.”
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Thoreau's cabin at Walden pond was very expensive and luxurious 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Thoreau often visited his friends while living at Walden Pond
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Thoreau inspired the conservation movement from 1850-1920 (including John Muir and The President Theodor Rosevelt) 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    It took Thoreau one year to write his book Walden
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Henry David Thoreau inspired the 20th century protest movements with his 'civil disobedience' , later protest movements against the Vietnam War. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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