Desert Solitaire Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7 Cowboys and Indians.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. On his stomach, Abbey witnesses
(a) The mating dance of two bull snakes
(b) The burrowing of two snakes
(c) A fight between two rattlesnakes
(d) The retreat of the snakes from his cabin

2. A civil engineer believes a road will help
(a) To accommodate more tourists
(b) To develop the property for homes
(c) To get deeper into the wilderness
(d) To make it easier to get to Moab

3. Edward Abbey's garden is
(a) A vegetable garden behind the trailer
(b) A flower garden in front of the porch
(c) A stand of locoweed
(d) All that lies around him

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the one clue we have that the lawyer who approached Mrs. Husk was representing the government?

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

3. The story of Husk, Graham and Billy-Joe is obviously

4. The gopher snakes watch over Abbey like

5. Abbey wonders if a man could get used to

(see the answer key)

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