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) He is an old man.
(b) She is an old woman.
(c) She is thirteen years old.
(d) He is missing an arm.

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

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

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

5. What is Peter's response to his host's offer?
(a) He offers his host something in exchange.
(b) He declines.
(c) He accepts.
(d) He cries.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the weather like at the end of Chapter 8?

2. In Chapter 5, the author begins to see signs. What are the signs for?

3. In Chapter 7, What does Peter's host want to find out?

4. Who is Cooper?

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

(see the answer key)

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