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 says, after a million years of neglect,
(a) Progress has come to the Arches
(b) The sandstone arches have dissolved
(c) People have taken all the animals from the wilderness
(d) The Park has worn down to nothing

2. In late summer the quietness, or somnolence of the desert leaves Abbey feeling
(a) A certain madness
(b) Haunted by voices
(c) Hungry for the ocean
(d) Tired of the heat

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

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

5. The government survey crew came with plans to
(a) Construct additional campsites
(b) Lay out a new road into the Arches
(c) Build a new winter resort
(d) Rebuild the ranger station

Short Answer Questions

1. Thunderstorms come to the high desert in

2. Edward Abbey's description of a thunderstorm in the desert is

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

4. When a person is in the desert long enough he learns to

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

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