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. What is Peter's response to his host's offer?
(a) He declines.
(b) He offers his host something in exchange.
(c) He cries.
(d) He accepts.

2. What sub-culture do people think Peter is a member of?
(a) Alternative culture.
(b) Hippie culture.
(c) Beatnik culture.
(d) Jazz culture.

3. Along the way, Cooper and Peter stop at a country store to buy a feast. Who joins them?
(a) They dine alone.
(b) The store owner.
(c) An old man.
(d) An old woman.

4. What world event is occurring during the book?
(a) The Gulf War.
(b) The Vietnam War.
(c) The Cold War.
(d) World War I.

5. In Chapter 2, we learn why Peter starts his journey. What is the reason?
(a) His parents ask him to move out.
(b) He wants to see if America is as bad as he believes.
(c) He is bored.
(d) He loses his job.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where are Peter and Cooper when Chapter 1 begins?

2. What date does Peter start his journey?

3. What is the name of the person that helps Peter and Cooper?

4. In Chapter 3, what does the individual do after he helps Peter and Cooper?

5. Where did Peter grow up?

(see the answer key)

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