Desert Solitaire Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 14 The Dead Man at Grandview Point.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Abbey calls the rampant development of national parks
(a) Restitution
(b) Reclamation
(c) Nationalism
(d) Industrial Tourism

2. When a person is in the desert long enough he learns to
(a) Know by the insect patterns where water is
(b) Smell water
(c) Hear running water miles away
(d) Follow animals to water

3. The small cloud on Abbey's horizon is
(a) Unemployment
(b) Progress
(c) Prostitutes
(d) Homebrew

4. Why did Abbey's friend from Cleveland think the desert would be a better place if it had water?
(a) Because it would be a better tourist attraction
(b) Because it would be greener
(c) Because more people could live there
(d) Because it would be more beautiful

5. Natural springs that seep through canyon walls are
(a) Erosive and causes plant life to wash away
(b) Poisonous to drink
(c) Abundant and flowing
(d) Absorbed by thirsty plant life before reaching the canyon floor

Short Answer Questions

1. Onion Spring, northeast of Moab, is

2. Visiting Moab on Wednesdays, Edward Abbey deduces that the men in the beer joints have been

3. Abbey's reaction to the man's manner of death is one of

4. Edward Abbey filled his canteen in the Needles country

5. Since the visit from the government workers, The Arches Park has

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