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. Abbey's complaint about a flashlight is that
(a) It creates an artificial sense of safety
(b) It isolates his image in the dark
(c) The light is such a small sphere
(d) It separates a man from the world around him

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

3. Edward Abbey's solution to preventing rattlesnakes is
(a) To shoot them with his British Webley .45
(b) To capture and domesticate a gopher snake
(c) To scare them away with his walking stick
(d) To feed them the mice in his trailer

4. A badge gives Edward Abbey the authority to
(a) Arrest malefactors and evildoers
(b) Arrest trespassers who hike out of bounds
(c) Imprison animals he thinks may be dangerous
(d) Carry a weapon

5. Abbey describes the voice of the desert
(a) Whirling and shrieking
(b) Rising to a demented howl
(c) Screaming through the cracks
(d) Moaning and crying

Short Answer Questions

1. Water has not created the arches, but they are instead carved by

2. The physical comforts in his trailer include

3. The Moab Valley in the distance lies between

4. Edward's new home is a simple

5. Abbey will be allowed to drive the government truck

(see the answer key)

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