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. We learn that Abbey has a real dislike for
(a) Rabbits
(b) Red ants
(c) Snakes
(d) Wind

2. Abbey's concerns about preserving wilderness in this chapter are connected with
(a) His fear of civilization
(b) His attitude toward vegetarianism
(c) His concern about personal liberties
(d) His lack of patriotism

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

4. The prickly pear cactus and its blossom exemplifies the
(a) The fierceness of the heat
(b) Unity of opposites
(c) The wild rose
(d) Pain in nature

5. Abbey suggests that former cowboys, like Indians, may be
(a) Assimilating into American middle class
(b) Hoping for redemption
(c) Waiting for recognition by the mainstream
(d) Committing slow suicide

Short Answer Questions

1. Lloyd Pierson is

2. Abbey sees the value of wilderness, in a political sense, as

3. Wood is petrified by

4. We learn that Abbey was raised

5. Edward Abbey lies like a snake on the edge of a dune to

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