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. We learn that Abbey has a real dislike for
(a) Red ants
(b) Wind
(c) Rabbits
(d) Snakes

2. The government's attempt to transform Navajos to middle class Americans is called
(a) Elitism
(b) Prejudice
(c) Adjustment
(d) Assimilation

3. The locals in Moab's bars do not become violent, perhaps because
(a) They are humbled by nature
(b) They are afraid of one another
(c) The beer is weak
(d) They are good Mormons

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

5. Eating inside the trailer makes Abbey remember
(a) His childhood
(b) All he has left behind
(c) His parents
(d) His mortal nature

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Abbey's concerns about preserving wilderness in this chapter are connected with

3. The government survey crew came with plans to

4. Wood is petrified by

5. Why does the sign instructing skiers to ski in a clockwise direction irk Edward Abbey?

(see the answer key)

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