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

2. In Chapter 2, who challenges Peter to start his journey?
(a) His father.
(b) His wife.
(c) His mother.
(d) His friend.

3. What is Peter's first reaction upon encountering the challenge in Chapter 5?
(a) To keep going.
(b) To call home.
(c) To cry.
(d) To give up.

4. What is the weather like at the end of Chapter 8?
(a) Raining.
(b) Cold.
(c) Humid.
(d) Hot.

5. What does Peter wear that is controversial?
(a) A button-down shirt.
(b) Tattoos and piercings.
(c) Baggy pants.
(d) His hair long.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 4, who comes to see Peter off on his journey?

2. How long do Peter and Cooper stay with Homer?

3. What is Peter's response to his host's offer?

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

5. Why is Peter's climb in the mountains such a challenge?

(see the answer key)

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