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 wants to stop attributing human qualities to nature, which is called
(a) Personification
(b) Characterization
(c) Anthropomorphism
(d) Metamophization

2. The gopher snakes watch over Abbey like
(a) Predators watching their prey
(b) Enemies waiting to strike
(c) Voyeurs, watching his activities
(d) Totemic deities

3. Abbey describes the scene he observes as
(a) A barren wasteland
(b) One of God's miracles
(c) A monstrous and inhuman spectacle
(d) A tapestry of rocks and dirt

4. Abbey is paid a visit by
(a) Other Parks Service employees
(b) The local water delivery company
(c) Firemen from the nearby forest
(d) Rangers from the Forest Service

5. Edward attaches a red bandanna to a ridgepole in honor of
(a) April Fools' Day
(b) Spring Solstice
(c) May Day
(d) Mothers' Day

Short Answer Questions

1. Abbey sees as a nuisance the presence in the desert of

2. Mr. Bates complains to Edward about

3. The prickly pear cactus and its blossom exemplifies the

4. Lloyd Pierson is

5. Abbey describes the views from his trailer as

(see the answer key)

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