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. When he sees a rattlesnake, Abbey reminds himself
(a) He would rather kill a snake than a human
(b) It is his job to protect life within the park boundaries
(c) Humans are more important than wildlife
(d) Snakes are vermin and could kill him

2. Abbey is polemic about
(a) Improving the space station
(b) Birds of prey being destroyed
(c) Killing off the wolves
(d) Not distroying our national parks

3. The gopher snakes watch over Abbey like
(a) Predators watching their prey
(b) Totemic deities
(c) Voyeurs, watching his activities
(d) Enemies waiting to strike

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

5. Lloyd Pierson is
(a) A park superintendent
(b) A government accountant
(c) An archaeologist
(d) A state policeman

Short Answer Questions

1. Edward Abbey is employed by the

2. On his stomach, Abbey witnesses

3. Abbey calls the rampant development of national parks

4. We learn that Abbey has a real dislike for

5. Since the visit from the government workers, The Arches Park has

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