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

2. Since the visit from the government workers, The Arches Park has
(a) Become a parking lot for RVs
(b) Closed down to outsiders
(c) Grown into a huge tourist attraction
(d) Turned into a village

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

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

5. A medicinal property of the buckbrush is that of
(a) Mint
(b) Quinine
(c) Disinfectant
(d) Saponaria

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Visiting Moab on Wednesdays, Edward Abbey deduces that the men in the beer joints have been

3. Abbey is paid a visit by

4. Abbey speculates that the mourning doves' call may be

5. The physical comforts in his trailer include

(see the answer key)

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