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. 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

2. The irony of Roy Scobie's death was that
(a) He was carefree about life
(b) What he feared the most actually took place
(c) His death was harder than he had feared
(d) He fell off of a horse like he expected

3. The loveliest, and sweet as a pretty girl, in Abbey's opinion, is
(a) Prickly pear
(b) Cliff rose
(c) Globemallow
(d) Hedgehog cactus

4. Much of the fauna growing near Abbey's trailer is
(a) Pines and firs
(b) Sage and juniper
(c) Weeds and reeds
(d) Cactus and briars

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

Short Answer Questions

1. A civil engineer believes a road will help

2. Edward Abbey is employed by the

3. Viviano is infected by the poison of

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

5. Why were the little calves terrified during the roundup?

(see the answer key)

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