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. An arroyo seco is
(a) A dry stream bed
(b) A ramada
(c) A mesa with a view
(d) A rushing river

2. When he sees a rattlesnake, Abbey reminds himself
(a) Snakes are vermin and could kill him
(b) Humans are more important than wildlife
(c) It is his job to protect life within the park boundaries
(d) He would rather kill a snake than a human

3. On his stomach, Abbey witnesses
(a) A fight between two rattlesnakes
(b) The retreat of the snakes from his cabin
(c) The burrowing of two snakes
(d) The mating dance of two bull snakes

4. Roy Scobie is a rancher obsessed with
(a) His ranch
(b) His ranch hands
(c) His cattle
(d) His own death

5. What kind of tool can detect the presence of uranium?
(a) A Vanadium sensor
(b) A Geiger counter
(c) A radiation detector
(d) A mining meter

Short Answer Questions

1. Blossoming near the shed behind Abbey's trailer is a dazzling

2. What is the one clue we have that the lawyer who approached Mrs. Husk was representing the government?

3. Why did Abbey's friend from Cleveland think the desert would be a better place if it had water?

4. Edward describes the colors of dawn in terms of

5. Abbey had no fear of drowning in the Havasupai Canyon floor's stream because

(see the answer key)

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