A Walk Across America Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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

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

3. What does Peter decide to do at the end of Chapter 12?
(a) He collects his money and leaves.
(b) He goes to jail.
(c) He decides to stay another week.
(d) He buys a home in town.

4. What does Peter wear that is controversial?
(a) Tattoos and piercings.
(b) A button-down shirt.
(c) Baggy pants.
(d) His hair long.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How is Homer described?

2. Why does the sheriff ask Peter to leave?

3. Why does Peter feel depressed in Chapter 9?

4. What world event is occurring during the book?

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

(see the answer key)

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