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. Where once in the Arches Park there were only used newspapers to catch up on the news,
(a) There is a computerized subway
(b) There is a local newscaster at the station
(c) There are now televisions in recreational vehicles
(d) There is a movie theatre

2. Besides money, a reason for developing the parks is
(a) To allow closer inspection of nature
(b) To explore the minerals and ores in the ground
(c) The cities are growing rapidly
(d) To accommodate a burgeoning population

3. The man who has initiated the search is the deceased man's
(a) Cousin
(b) Father
(c) Brother
(d) Nephew

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

5. Abbey is polemic about
(a) Improving the space station
(b) Birds of prey being destroyed
(c) Not distroying our national parks
(d) Killing off the wolves

Short Answer Questions

1. The locals in Moab's bars do not become violent, perhaps because

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

3. Salty water cannot sustain human life because

4. In late summer the quietness, or somnolence of the desert leaves Abbey feeling

5. Natural springs that seep through canyon walls are

(see the answer key)

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