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

Aron Ralston
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 5 "Day Two: Failing Options".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of the place in which Ralston is trapped?
(a) Blue John Canyon.
(b) Blue John Gap.
(c) Boulder Canyon.
(d) Red Canyon.

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

3. With what famous gang does the person bearing this region's name run with?
(a) The Wild Westerners.
(b) Harris's Cattle Ranchers.
(c) The Wild Bunch.
(d) The Crazy Bunch.

4. Near the halfway point of the canyon, Ralston must rappel down what?
(a) The Big Ditch.
(b) The Big Drop.
(c) The Deep Gulch.
(d) The Long Fall.

5. Once in the water, what happens to Ralston?
(a) He gets thrown into large boulders.
(b) He gets caught in the main current.
(c) He gets feet caught between rocks.
(d) He forgets how to swim.

Short Answer Questions

1. What causes Ralston's left hand to swell?

2. Who is the leader of this gang?

3. After Humphrey's peak, what does Ralston share with his friend Mark?

4. What does Ralston find and pick up to stick in his hat while hiking?

5. Why does Ralston stop yelling?

(see the answer key)

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