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

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

3. Where does Peter decide to travel?
(a) Peter will travel to Canada.
(b) Peter will travel from New York to Washington, D.C. and then to Louisiana
(c) Peter will travel from Maine to California.
(d) Peter will travel to Alaska.

4. What is the book A Walk Across America about?
(a) A man's journey across America and what he learns.
(b) The reuniting of a family.
(c) The travels of a dog who ran away from home.
(d) A story of a woman who battles the elements across America.

5. What injury does Cooper receive during the attack in Chapter 3?
(a) He receives several porquipine quills in his face.
(b) He breaks his arm.
(c) Nothing, he escapes uninjured.
(d) He breaks his leg.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. In Chapter 4, Peter visits a location which provides him materials for him trip. What does the place provide him with?

3. Where did Peter grow up?

4. What date does Peter start his journey?

5. In Chapter 2, who challenges Peter to start his journey?

(see the answer key)

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