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

Aron Ralston
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 13 "Day Six: Enlightenment and Euphoria".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What happens when Ralston attempts to hammer the blade with a large rock?
(a) The rock breaks to pieces in his hands.
(b) Ralston misses and creates a large bruise.
(c) The rock wedges the blade into the boulder.
(d) The rock flicks the knife into a hole at his feet.

2. In Spring of 2002, Ralston quits Intel to do what?
(a) Move to the Andes.
(b) Climb Everest.
(c) Finish climbing all the "fourteeners".
(d) Climb Denali.

3. What image of Ralston does Leona see while in Boulder?
(a) Ralston wandering, holding his arm tight.
(b) An exhausted Ralston.
(c) Ralston sleeping peacefully, unsure of his level of consciousness.
(d) A falling rock.

4. Who is John Griffith's first employer?
(a) Ted's Cattlemen.
(b) Harris cattle operation.
(c) Dom's Meats.
(d) Harvey's Ranchers.

5. What stops Brad and Leah from going to the Saturday party?
(a) Ralston does not call them to say he is going.
(b) They never get specific directions.
(c) Leah is too tired.
(d) A flat tire and a missed turn.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Ralston do with his urine by day three in the canyon?

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

3. John Griffith is last seen in what year?

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

5. What is the name of the first "fourteener" Ralston climbs with his friend?

(see the answer key)

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