Desert Solitaire Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 5 Polemic: Industrial Tourism and the National Parks.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Ten miles away past the highway, Abbey can see
(a) Dead Horse Mesa
(b) Mesa of Moab
(c) Salt Creek Mesa
(d) The Arches Mesa

2. Abbey will be allowed to drive the government truck
(a) Twice a month to inspect the Arches
(b) Once a month out into the desert for exploration
(c) Once a week to headquarters and Moab
(d) Once a week to the Yellow Cat Badlands

3. Blossoming near the shed behind Abbey's trailer is a dazzling
(a) Cliffrose
(b) Indian paintbrush
(c) Skyrocket gilia
(d) Scarlet penstemon

4. The Moab Valley in the distance lies between
(a) Plateaus and bluffs
(b) Glacial mountains
(c) Mesas and low hills
(d) Thousand-foot walls of rock

5. Abbey sees as a nuisance the presence in the desert of
(a) Rodents such as rats, mice and squirrels
(b) Scorpions, tarantulas, centipedes and black widows
(c) Foxes, wolves and bobcats
(d) Snakes, lizards and gophers

Short Answer Questions

1. The yucca plant is pollinated by

2. Lloyd Pierson is

3. Edward Abbey is employed by the

4. Abbey wonders if a man could get used to

5. The sounds of the mourning doves suggests to Edward

(see the answer key)

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