A Walk in the Woods Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

Bill Bryson
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 18.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the strange move Katz makes when he realizes they have chosen too much food?
(a) He removes all items from the cart except the freeze dried.
(b) He abandons the full cart in the aisle, gets an empty cart and starts over.
(c) He removes all the crackers, cookies and candy.
(d) He removes most of the items then reloads with many canned beans.

2. What does Katz tell Bryson he has to protect them from bears?
(a) A toenail clipper
(b) A BB gun
(c) A Bowie knife
(d) Pepper spray

3. What does Katz buy in Franklin that irritates Bryson?
(a) A beer
(b) Cream Soda
(c) A TV Guide
(d) A box of Snickers

4. How many Union troops does Stonewall Jackson capture at Harper's Ferry?
(a) 12,500
(b) 5,500
(c) 570
(d) 256

5. What does Bryson conclude is the best advice in dealing with a bear in your midst?
(a) No one really knows; opinions vary and contradict each other.
(b) Loudly sing a song because a bear will listen to unfamiliar sounds and will then depart.
(c) Never run and attempt to hide because the bear will always pursue.
(d) Always run and attempt to hide and the bear will lose interest.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do Bryson and Katz begin hiking?

2. How many hotels were scattered in the White Mountains by the 1890's?

3. What is a major drawback to accepting a ride in the Pontiac?

4. What has devastated a mountain of foliage in Palmerton?

5. What do Katz and Bryson hear about Mary Ellen two days after they leave her behind?

(see the answer key)

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