A Walk Across America Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9-12.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. Why does the sheriff ask Peter to leave?
(a) Peter steals from him.
(b) Peter is rude to the sheriff's family.
(c) The sheriff's wife is allergic to dogs.
(d) The townspeople threaten to fire the sheriff.

4. How is Peter feeling about his journey at the end of Chapter 4?
(a) He thinks the journey is a bad idea.
(b) He feels nervous and questions his trip.
(c) He feels like nothing can go wrong. He is excited.
(d) He decides to postpone his trip.

5. In Chapter 12, how long does Peter wait to call his parents?
(a) He does not call his parents.
(b) One day.
(c) Two weeks.
(d) Three days.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Peter's first reaction upon encountering the challenge in Chapter 5?

2. In Chapter 3, what does the individual do after he helps Peter and Cooper?

3. How often does Homer travel to town?

4. How does Peter react to offer of a free meal?

5. What does the officer threaten to do to Peter?

(see the answer key)

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