Desert Solitaire Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10 The Heat of Noon: Rock and Tree and Cloud.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Wood is petrified by
(a) Hot silica-bearing waters
(b) Salt springs erosion
(c) Pressure from cold springs
(d) Quicksand

2. A badge gives Edward Abbey the authority to
(a) Carry a weapon
(b) Arrest malefactors and evildoers
(c) Imprison animals he thinks may be dangerous
(d) Arrest trespassers who hike out of bounds

3. In July, the surrounding mountains are almost
(a) Invisible
(b) Completely free of snow
(c) Bare of snow
(d) Covered with snow

4. The government's attempt to transform Navajos to middle class Americans is called
(a) Prejudice
(b) Elitism
(c) Assimilation
(d) Adjustment

5. The loveliest, and sweet as a pretty girl, in Abbey's opinion, is
(a) Globemallow
(b) Prickly pear
(c) Cliff rose
(d) Hedgehog cactus

Short Answer Questions

1. Abbey is adamant about the Navajos' inability to adapt to

2. What reigns in the desert on this late-spring day is

3. In the middle of the day on the desert, most of the birds

4. We learn that Abbey has a real dislike for

5. Abbey compares cultures of Indians and cowboys in that

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