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. On what date do Peter and Cooper arrive at their first city destination?
(a) September 5, 1973
(b) January 12, 1980.
(c) February 15, 1975.
(d) October 30, 1973

2. How often does Homer travel to town?
(a) Every day.
(b) Once a week.
(c) Once every few months.
(d) Twice a week.

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What type of weather did Peter and Cooper encounter while traveling through Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina?

2. In Chapter 7, what does Peter's host offer him?

3. In Chapter 2, we learn why Peter starts his journey. What is the reason?

4. How is Homer described?

5. Who joins Peter on his trip?

(see the answer key)

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