A Walk Across America Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Peter Jenkins (travel author)
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 5-8.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Chapter 4, who comes to see Peter off on his journey?
(a) His students.
(b) His wife.
(c) His family.
(d) His child.

2. What is Peter shocked to NOT find in West Virginia?
(a) Running water.
(b) Hillbillies and shacks.
(c) Five-star hotels.
(d) His family.

3. Why does Peter's host make this offer?
(a) He thinks walking will take Peter too long.
(b) Peter's clothes were ruined in the avalanche.
(c) He wants Peter to eat.
(d) He feels he is old and going to die soon.

4. In Chapter 4, a local establishment provides Peter with items for him to carry on his trip. How many items do they provide him with?
(a) Ten pounds.
(b) Enough to last him his entire trip.
(c) A car-load full.
(d) As many as he can reasonably carry.

5. In Chapter 4, Peter visits a place which will provide him equipment on his journey. What is this place?
(a) A grocery store.
(b) A camping store.
(c) A bookstore.
(d) National Geographic.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where did Peter grow up?

2. In Chapter 2, we learn why Peter starts his journey. What is the reason?

3. What historic event do we learn that Peter attended during his college years?

4. What event does the individual miss because he helps Peter and Cooper?

5. What city do Peter and Cooper arrive in at the end of Chapter 3?

(see the answer key)

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