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) Raucous partying
(c) Sad silence
(d) An introspective meditation

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

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

4. Abbey had no fear of drowning in the Havasupai Canyon floor's stream because
(a) It was only ankle deep
(b) He intended to drink it all
(c) It was salty and made him bouyant
(d) It was only a mirage

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Abbey feels if you have reached the point of needing moisture from the barrel cactus

3. Edward Abbey and Johnny try to

4. Abbey says, after a million years of neglect,

5. When Abbey gets a call to help with a search, he assumes

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