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. The group's reactions after the man is taken away involve
(a) Relief and humor
(b) An introspective meditation
(c) Raucous partying
(d) Sad silence

2. Just before he heard a jeep approaching, Abbey saw a
(a) Group of deer
(b) A grisly bear
(c) A cougar
(d) A mouse

3. A civil engineer believes a road will help
(a) To make it easier to get to Moab
(b) To develop the property for homes
(c) To get deeper into the wilderness
(d) To accommodate more tourists

4. Vernon Pick managed to sufficiently purify his water by
(a) Running water through sand before drinking
(b) Filtering the water through gravel
(c) Pouring water through thick brush before drinking
(d) Turning his canteen into a charcoal filter

5. Edward Abbey filled his canteen in the Needles country
(a) Quickly and greedily
(b) From the rushing Colorado
(c) One drop per second
(d) From a salty spring

Short Answer Questions

1. Edward Abbey and Johnny try to

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

3. An arroyo seco is

4. Abbey is polemic about

5. Besides money, a reason for developing the parks is

(see the answer key)

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