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

2. Edward's part thought in this chapter is that
(a) All living things on earth are kindred
(b) Women have souls
(c) Animals have no emotions
(d) Only dogs have emotions

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

4. When raising his American flag, Edward wishes
(a) Good luck to everyone
(b) Good fortune to both sides
(c) Good luck to his friends at headquarters
(d) Good fortune to all wildlife

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Edward Abbey lies like a snake on the edge of a dune to

2. Edward Abbey is employed by the

3. The yucca plant is pollinated by

4. Ten miles away past the highway, Abbey can see

5. The loveliest, and sweet as a pretty girl, in Abbey's opinion, is

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