A Rock and a Hard Place Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Aron Ralston
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 2 "Beginnings".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. One of the hikers mentions that the pictures in the book "Canyon Hiking Guide to the Colorado Plateau" look like what?
(a) Zombies.
(b) Lonely.
(c) Ghosts.
(d) Dried raisins.

2. Who is the leader of this gang?
(a) Silver Tip.
(b) Butch Cassidy.
(c) Indian Ed.
(d) John Griffith.

3. What is the name of the first "fourteener" Ralston climbs with his friend?
(a) Twin Peaks.
(b) Lilly Peak.
(c) Randall Peak.
(d) Longs Peak.

4. Of the listed items, which is found in Ralston's pack?
(a) A multi-tool.
(b) A folding knife.
(c) An emergency blanket.
(d) An emergency candle.

5. What part of Ralston's arm is crushed between the boulder and the canyon wall?
(a) At the shoulder.
(b) Just above the elbow.
(c) Near the wrist.
(d) The top of the palm.

Short Answer Questions

1. With what famous gang does the person bearing this region's name run with?

2. Who is the region in which Ralston is trapped named after?

3. Who is Ralston's best friend that climbs his first "fourteener" with him?

4. As a raft guide, Ralston takes his friends on a night trip to what canyon?

5. Ralston attends what university?

(see the answer key)

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