Desert Solitaire Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8 Cowboys and Indians Part II.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why did Roy Scobie need to round up his cattle?
(a) To prepare them for slaughter
(b) They have depeleted their pasture of food
(c) To get a grazing permit
(d) To get them to a cooler, higher altitude

2. Abbey compares cultures of Indians and cowboys in that
(a) Both are reduced to providng a curiosity for tourists
(b) They continue to fight among themselves
(c) Both originated in the old West
(d) Both are thriving in the face of adversity

3. Any cow found without a brand
(a) Belongs to the finder
(b) Is put in a corral of strays
(c) Is taken immediately to the slaughterhouse
(d) Is left for the next rancher

4. What kind of tool can detect the presence of uranium?
(a) A radiation detector
(b) A Vanadium sensor
(c) A mining meter
(d) A Geiger counter

5. Scobie is only able to sleep
(a) On quicksand
(b) On rock
(c) On desert sand
(d) In a cot

Short Answer Questions

1. To spend time outside the trailer, Abbey builds

2. Geodes are prevalent in these areas. They are

3. Abbey speculates that the mourning doves' call may be

4. Edward's part thought in this chapter is that

5. Viviano does not understand

(see the answer key)

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