Desert Solitaire Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3 The Serpents of Paradise.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Mr. Bates complains to Edward about
(a) The long distances he travels
(b) Administrative paperwork
(c) The head ranger
(d) The lonliness of their jobs

3. Water has not created the arches, but they are instead carved by
(a) Snow
(b) Sand
(c) Ice
(d) Wind

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

5. Abbey describes the views from his trailer as
(a) Cold and stark
(b) Open and perfect
(c) Somewhat frightening
(d) Cozy and protected

Short Answer Questions

1. The natural wonder that Edward is able to see in his new location is

2. Edward's new home is a simple

3. The only stream that flows perennially through the park is

4. Edward Abbey's solution to preventing rattlesnakes is

5. Edward describes the colors of dawn in terms of

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