A Walk Across America Quiz | Eight 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 1-4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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) A car-load full.
(c) Enough to last him his entire trip.
(d) As many as he can reasonably carry.

2. What historic event do we learn that Peter attended during his college years?
(a) Vietnam.
(b) Lollapalooza.
(c) The Tianamen Square protests.
(d) Woodstock.

3. Who joins Peter on his trip?
(a) His father.
(b) His dog.
(c) His childhood friend.
(d) No one. He travels alone.

4. In Chapter 3, who helps Peter with Cooper?
(a) A priest.
(b) A sales clerk.
(c) A teacher.
(d) A man in a truck.

5. What horrible event occurs to Cooper in Chapter 3?
(a) He returns home.
(b) He runs away.
(c) He dies.
(d) He is attacked by an animal.

Short Answer Questions

1. What world event is occurring during the book?

2. On what date do Peter and Cooper arrive at their first city destination?

3. What is the book A Walk Across America about?

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

5. In Chapter 2, what do Peter and Cooper do to prepare for their journey?

(see the answer key)

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