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. Abbey is paid a visit by
(a) Rangers from the Forest Service
(b) Other Parks Service employees
(c) Firemen from the nearby forest
(d) The local water delivery company

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

3. What is the one clue we have that the lawyer who approached Mrs. Husk was representing the government?
(a) His knowledge of her husband's death
(b) His authorization to offer large amounts of money to her
(c) His cufflinks
(d) The emblem on his lighter

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

5. To spend time outside the trailer, Abbey builds
(a) A deck
(b) A patio
(c) A ramada
(d) A hut

Short Answer Questions

1. The loveliest, and sweet as a pretty girl, in Abbey's opinion, is

2. Edward Abbey is living in isolation,

3. Much of the fauna growing near Abbey's trailer is

4. The desert winds of May have

5. We learn that Abbey has a real dislike for

(see the answer key)

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