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. Edward Abbey is living in isolation,
(a) Five miles from the ranger station
(b) Twenty miles from another human
(c) Fifty miles from the city
(d) A hundred miles from his home

2. Edward Abbey lies like a snake on the edge of a dune to
(a) To rest from the power of the wind
(b) Study the flowers like a snake
(c) To feel like a plant, himself
(d) Feel the wind as a snake would

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

4. 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

5. Just before he heard a jeep approaching, Abbey saw a
(a) A mouse
(b) Group of deer
(c) A grisly bear
(d) A cougar

Short Answer Questions

1. Edward is overcome with a desire to

2. Abbey enjoys the playful antics of the

3. Abbey calls the rampant development of national parks

4. A medicinal property of the buckbrush is that of

5. The sounds of the mourning doves suggests to Edward

(see the answer key)

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