Desert Solitaire Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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

2. Edward describes the colors of dawn in terms of
(a) Rainbow of pastels
(b) Lavender, gold and rosey
(c) Gray, brown and tinny
(d) Primary colors of life's art

3. Abbey speculates that the mourning doves' call may be
(a) A brooding meditation on space and solitude
(b) A warning that there is a human nearby
(c) A mournful call to some other dimension
(d) A wish to make contact with the wolves

4. Besides money, a reason for developing the parks is
(a) To allow closer inspection of nature
(b) To accommodate a burgeoning population
(c) The cities are growing rapidly
(d) To explore the minerals and ores in the ground

5. The prickly pear cactus and its blossom exemplifies the
(a) Unity of opposites
(b) The wild rose
(c) The fierceness of the heat
(d) Pain in nature

Short Answer Questions

1. When raising his American flag, Edward wishes

2. The Moab Valley in the distance lies between

3. The yucca plant is pollinated by

4. Abbey says, after a million years of neglect,

5. A medicinal property of the buckbrush is that of

(see the answer key)

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