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

2. Abbey is polemic about
(a) Not distroying our national parks
(b) Killing off the wolves
(c) Improving the space station
(d) Birds of prey being destroyed

3. Abbey speculates that the mourning doves' call may be
(a) A mournful call to some other dimension
(b) A brooding meditation on space and solitude
(c) A wish to make contact with the wolves
(d) A warning that there is a human nearby

4. Abbey wonders if a man could get used to
(a) Drinking from Salt Creek
(b) Melting snow for water
(c) Going without water
(d) Digging for water

5. Where once in the Arches Park there were only used newspapers to catch up on the news,
(a) There is a computerized subway
(b) There is a movie theatre
(c) There is a local newscaster at the station
(d) There are now televisions in recreational vehicles

Short Answer Questions

1. The sounds of the mourning doves suggests to Edward

2. Delicate Arch has been eroded by

3. The government survey crew came with plans to

4. Edward's new home is a simple

5. Edward Abbey is employed by the

(see the answer key)

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