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Peter Jenkins (travel author)
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Chapter 8, Peter and Cooper find a place to stay. Where is it?
(a) A hospital.
(b) A firehouse.
(c) A church.
(d) A school house.

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

3. How long do Peter and Cooper stay with Homer?
(a) Twenty days.
(b) A few nights.
(c) A month.
(d) A year.

4. Who is Cooper?
(a) Peter's wife.
(b) Peter's roommate.
(c) Peter's dog, a half Alaskan Malamute.
(d) Peter's brother.

5. In Chapter 2, what do Peter and Cooper do to prepare for their journey?
(a) Peter and Cooper train very hard.
(b) Peter gets a haircut.
(c) Peter watches the Discovery Channel for survival techniques.
(d) Peter cashes out his savings account.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who joins Peter and Cooper on their journey in Chapter 9?

2. What city do Peter and Cooper arrive in at the end of Chapter 3?

3. Why does Peter's family member decide to join him?

4. Where does Peter decide to travel?

5. What date does Peter start his journey?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Peter attempt to fulfill himself prior to starting his journey?

2. In Chapter 5, what is Peter's impression of West Virgina? What is he shocked to find?

3. In Chapter 7 Homer makes Peter an offer. What is the offer and what is Peter's reaction? Why does Peter react this way?

4. In Chapter 5, why does Peter decide walking in the mountains is pointless?

5. Describe Peter's life growing up.

6. Describe Peter and Scott's journey in Chapters 9 and 10.

7. In Chapter 4, what happens when Peter arrives in Washington, DC?

8. In Chapter 1, how does Peter feel about America? What does he decide to do? Why does he change his mind?

9. Describe Homer and his home.

10. What is Peter's experience in Robbinsville, North Carolina?

(see the answer keys)

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