Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park Test | Final Test - Medium

Lee Whittlesey
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 126 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. _______________ death from a fight is known about.
(a) Seven.
(b) Two.
(c) Only one.
(d) Four.

2. When Ferguson shot Carpenter, killing him, did a jury find him guilty?
(a) Yes.
(b) No.
(c) The jury was never able to come to an agreement.
(d) Yes, but not right away.

3. Is Yellowstone National Park a visitor's friend?
(a) Yes.
(b) Yes, but rarely.
(c) No.
(d) Yes, most of the time.

4. How did Mrs. H.P. Knapp die?
(a) She fell off of a cliff.
(b) She was gored by a bison.
(c) She was eaten by a bear.
(d) She was burned to death by her gas stove.

5. Charles Kenck and Richard Dietrch were killed by the ________________ in 1877 though this was due to an invasion into their territory.
(a) Cherokee.
(b) Nez Perce.
(c) Shoshones.
(d) Wyandots.

Short Answer Questions

1. Horses combined with wagons have killed at least _____________ people.

2. Mrs. Louis Helbut died in _______________ from fainting.

3. Nature demands that we do what?

4. The most drownings have occurred in __________________ Lake and arguably no body of water in the Park (and probably in the whole United States) is more potentially dangerous.

5. Six airplane crashes have killed ___________ people in 1943, 1963, 1970, 1978, 1987 and 1981.

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Whittlesey think about these early deaths? Do you agree with him? Why or why not?

2. When did the era of drowning begin? How could this have been prevented or lessened?

3. Did any drownings take place simultaneously? Why or why not?

4. Why did Britton kill Cunningham? Should he have done this? Why or why not?

5. Describe one of the shootings. What does this story reveal about those who were involved in this shooting and about guns?

6. How often do forest fires take place? Why might this be?

7. Describe the violent deaths in Yellowstone. What does this reveal about the wild and national parks?

8. What is the single most likely cause of death at Yellowstone? Why might this be?

9. When were automobiles first seen in the park? How did this affect the death rate?

10. What does the author have to say about the visitors' behavior regarding the park? What is his opinion about how the park is required to protect these visitors and how our nation as a whole treats its citizens? Do you agree? Why or why not?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 961 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.