A Walk Across America Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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. Why is Peter surprised when he meets Homer?
(a) She is an old woman.
(b) He is missing an arm.
(c) He is an old man.
(d) She is thirteen years old.

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

3. What exciting event occurs at the start of Chapter 7?
(a) Peter's host threatens to kill him.
(b) Peter awakes and finds himself all alone.
(c) An avalanche.
(d) An earthquake.

4. How does the author keep track of his adventures without carrying a lot of materials?
(a) He writes in code.
(b) He sends emails.
(c) He records notes in his laptop.
(d) He calls his editor.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 4, Peter visits a place which will provide him equipment on his journey. What is this place?

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

3. In Chapter 5, how does the person that stops help Peter and Cooper?

4. What does Peter wear that is controversial?

5. Where did Peter grow up?

(see the answer key)

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