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. Edward describes the colors of dawn in terms of
(a) Primary colors of life's art
(b) Rainbow of pastels
(c) Lavender, gold and rosey
(d) Gray, brown and tinny

2. Abbey's reference to the beavers building another dam is really about
(a) The federal government's new reservoir
(b) The beavers that were imported into the park
(c) The tourists who have jammed up the river
(d) The busy park rangers

3. Where once in the Arches Park there were only used newspapers to catch up on the news,
(a) There are now televisions in recreational vehicles
(b) There is a movie theatre
(c) There is a local newscaster at the station
(d) There is a computerized subway

4. Edward is overcome with a desire to
(a) Eat breakfast and walk the desert
(b) Know and possess the scene around him
(c) Trap the mice and return them to the desert
(d) Climb the mountain peaks in the distance

5. What does Abbey feel is lost with the looting of the forests' natural treasures?
(a) Human delight
(b) Protection from erosion
(c) A sense of prosperity
(d) Homes for wildlife

Short Answer Questions

1. Edward Abbey lies like a snake on the edge of a dune to

2. Viviano Jacquez' nationality is

3. The small cloud on Abbey's horizon is

4. Hundreds of years ago, Anasazi hunters left behind

5. On his stomach, Abbey witnesses

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