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. Edward Abbey's garden is
(a) A vegetable garden behind the trailer
(b) All that lies around him
(c) A flower garden in front of the porch
(d) A stand of locoweed

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

3. "Apache Tears" are actually
(a) Crystals found in obscure caves
(b) Arrowheads made from obsidian
(c) Dripping springs from the mountains
(d) Hidden crystals in oval rocks

4. Under Abbey's ramada on a sunny day the temperature of 110 degrees is
(a) Comfortable and pleasant
(b) Too hot to breathe
(c) Hotter than inside the trailer
(d) Hot enough for heastroke

5. The reason for the growth of Indian population in the southwest is due to
(a) Vitamin supplements
(b) Stronger morals
(c) Medical science
(d) Pediatricians

Short Answer Questions

1. The desert flowers in the month of May have

2. The desert winds of May have

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

4. Mr. Bates complains to Edward about

5. What does Abbey feel is lost with the looting of the forests' natural treasures?

(see the answer key)

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