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Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8 Cowboys and Indians Part II.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Abbey suggests that former cowboys, like Indians, may be
(a) Waiting for recognition by the mainstream
(b) Committing slow suicide
(c) Hoping for redemption
(d) Assimilating into American middle class

2. The natural wonder that Edward is able to see in his new location is
(a) Colorado Mesa
(b) The Arches National Monument
(c) Painted Desert
(d) Grand Canyon

3. Why did Roy Scobie need to round up his cattle?
(a) To prepare them for slaughter
(b) They have depeleted their pasture of food
(c) To get a grazing permit
(d) To get them to a cooler, higher altitude

4. Abbey will be responsible for providing the campsites with
(a) Fireplaces
(b) Garbage receptacles
(c) Firewood
(d) Toilet paper

5. The yucca plant is pollinated by
(a) A hummingbird
(b) A butterfly
(c) A moth
(d) A bee

Short Answer Questions

1. Edward describes the colors of dawn in terms of

2. Edward Abbey is living in isolation,

3. Who comes out ahead in Abbey's story about Husk and Graham?

4. The Moab Valley in the distance lies between

5. Abbey describes the scene he observes as

(see the answer key)

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