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. Some ancient pictographs in the rocks depict
(a) Space aliens that look like humans
(b) Semi-human and super-human people
(c) Violent acts of nature
(d) Flying dinosaurs

2. Abbey and Newcomb are in denial about the
(a) The friendship they have formed
(b) The end of their trip
(c) Their thirst
(d) Completion of the dam

3. Why does the sign instructing skiers to ski in a clockwise direction irk Edward Abbey?
(a) He wishes people would ski only on the snow
(b) It is one more indication of freedom lost to government control
(c) It is industrial tourism at its finest
(d) He feels people should ski in both directions

4. Abbey calls the rampant development of national parks
(a) Restitution
(b) Reclamation
(c) Nationalism
(d) Industrial Tourism

5. Abbey sees as a nuisance the presence in the desert of
(a) Scorpions, tarantulas, centipedes and black widows
(b) Snakes, lizards and gophers
(c) Foxes, wolves and bobcats
(d) Rodents such as rats, mice and squirrels

Short Answer Questions

1. Abbey studies the Colorado's tributaries on

2. Hundreds of years ago, Anasazi hunters left behind

3. Roy Scobie is known for being frugal with

4. The desert flowers in the month of May have

5. The desert winds of May have

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