Desert Solitaire Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12 Down the River.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Abbey speculates that the mourning doves' call may be
(a) A mournful call to some other dimension
(b) A warning that there is a human nearby
(c) A wish to make contact with the wolves
(d) A brooding meditation on space and solitude

2. Onion Spring, northeast of Moab, is
(a) Poison with arsenic
(b) Clear and drinkable
(c) Full of gold
(d) Slightly salty but good

3. When Abbey finally confronts Moon-Eye, he is
(a) Gentle and kind to the horse
(b) Overly friendly and suspicious
(c) In a hurry to get him in a rope
(d) Angry and frustrated

4. The desert winds of May have
(a) Cleaned out the flowers and debris
(b) Burned the green things to saffron and auburn
(c) Dried the river to a stream
(d) Brought huge thunderclouds

5. Mackie would rather be rich than work for Scobie. If he were, he would
(a) Buy Scobie out
(b) Hire someone like himself
(c) Live back in Moab
(d) Buy his own cows

Short Answer Questions

1. Thunderstorms come to the high desert in

2. The Moab Valley in the distance lies between

3. Roy Scobie is known for being frugal with

4. Salty water cannot sustain human life because

5. What kind of tool can detect the presence of uranium?

(see the answer key)

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