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

2. Abbey feels the only real paradise is
(a) Moab, Utah
(b) The mythical Garden of Eden
(c) The here and now, and the real earth
(d) The fantasy of skiing in unison

3. Floating through the rapids leaves the two boaters
(a) Making plans for the future
(b) In shock and awe
(c) Happy and exultant
(d) Extremely anxious and concerned

4. Viviano is infected by the poison of
(a) Prejudice
(b) Black Widows
(c) Rattlesnakes
(d) Fear

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In July, the surrounding mountains are almost

2. The yucca plant is pollinated by

3. Abbey often mentions tamarisks. A tamarisk is a

4. Salty water cannot sustain human life because

5. Abbey's reference to the beavers building another dam is really about

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