Use this online History of American Literature Quiz entitled the Henry David Thoreau Quiz to test your knowledge of Henry David Thoreau's life, literary works and the times in which he lived.
Use the online Henry David Thoreau Quiz to test yourself on the life and career of Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), the transcendentalist writer whose celebrated literary work, Walden, extols the virtues of individualism, self-awareness, and living in harmony with nature. This quiz will test you on Thoreau's journals, which explore themes of ecology, and the nature of knowledge, conscience, and religion. This online quiz contains 25 questions from a pool of over 100 thereby allowing repeat use. We recommend that students study the relevant videos provided on this site on this subject before attempting this quiz.