A Walk in the Woods Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

Bill Bryson
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the true creature of the Smokies?
(a) The black bear
(b) The raccoon
(c) The salamander
(d) The possum

2. What does Bryson consider a miracle about the Appalachian Trail?
(a) The trail has millions of visitors.
(b) The trail is not as hard as he thought.
(c) The trail has existed for six decades.
(d) The trail has changed so many times in six decades.

3. What did the future hold for Earl Schaffer?
(a) He moved to California.
(b) He got a job in Boston.
(c) He became a recluse in the backwoods of Pennsylvania.
(d) He became a tour guide for the Appalachian Trail.

4. What is an accurate description of Bryson and Katz's new friend?
(a) Shy
(b) Funny
(c) Intelligent
(d) Irritating

5. What is the name of the amusement park Dolly Parton built in Gatlinburg?
(a) Partonwood
(b) Dollyville
(c) Dollywood
(d) Partonville

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the idea of Trail Magic that all AT hikers believe?

2. What is the fate of any enterprise in America that does not reinvent itself?

3. What does Mary Ellen tell another hiker at Plumorchard Gap Shelter about Katz and Bryson?

4. What is the record for the longest section hike along the Appalachian Trail?

5. What does Bryson say is his universe while he is on the Appalachian Trail?

(see the answer key)

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