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

2. Wood is petrified by
(a) Salt springs erosion
(b) Hot silica-bearing waters
(c) Quicksand
(d) Pressure from cold springs

3. Geodes are prevalent in these areas. They are
(a) Crumbling mounds of sand and dust
(b) A form of zircon
(c) Sharp-edged rock for arrow heads
(d) Egg-shaped rock containing quartz crystals

4. Ten miles away past the highway, Abbey can see
(a) Mesa of Moab
(b) Salt Creek Mesa
(c) Dead Horse Mesa
(d) The Arches Mesa

5. Indian artifacts in the national forest are
(a) Abundant
(b) Causing litter and debris
(c) Protected by law
(d) Free for the picking

Short Answer Questions

1. Scobie is only able to sleep

2. The physical comforts in his trailer include

3. When he sees a rattlesnake, Abbey reminds himself

4. The natural wonder that Edward is able to see in his new location is

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

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