A Walk Across America Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

Peter Jenkins (travel author)
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9-12.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. While walking through the mountains Peter realizes something. What does he realize?
(a) That he won't discover America walking through the mountains. He needs to stick to the towns.
(b) That he left his wallet behind.
(c) That his journey is doomed for failure.
(d) That he should have carried more food.

2. What type of weather did Peter and Cooper encounter while traveling through Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina?
(a) Harsh winter.
(b) Breezy Spring.
(c) Early Fall.
(d) Warm summer.

3. Why does Peter feel depressed in Chapter 9?
(a) He feels like a failure.
(b) The holidays are approaching.
(c) He is out of money.
(d) His father died.

4. In Chapter 5, Peter and Cooper meet their first big challenge. What is it?
(a) A thief.
(b) A Rattlesnake.
(c) A mountain.
(d) A broken limb.

5. Why does Peter's host make this offer?
(a) Peter's clothes were ruined in the avalanche.
(b) He feels he is old and going to die soon.
(c) He thinks walking will take Peter too long.
(d) He wants Peter to eat.

Short Answer Questions

1. What horrible event occurs to Cooper in Chapter 3?

2. Why do people come to see Peter before he leaves Washington, DC?

3. What type of person is Homer?

4. What is Peter shocked to NOT find in West Virginia?

5. What date does Peter start his journey?

(see the answer key)

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