Desert Solitaire Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 15 Tukuhnikivats, the Island in the Desert.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who comes out ahead in Abbey's story about Husk and Graham?
(a) Mr. Husk
(b) Mr. Graham
(c) Mrs. Husk
(d) Billy-Joe

2. Moon-Eye's temperament was due to
(a) Inflammation of one of his eyes
(b) Having been separated from his mother as a colt
(c) Bad genes from his mother
(d) Having been lost for so long

3. Edward Abbey is employed by the
(a) Utah State Parks
(b) National Parks Service
(c) Moab County Parks Service
(d) US Forest Service

4. On the beach for the evening, the most rewarding thing seems to be
(a) Not being cramped
(b) Being off the water
(c) Being dry
(d) Food

5. The meaning of Abbey's words, "claritas, integritas, veritas" can be found in this quote:
(a) To meet God or Medusa face to face, even if it means risking everything human in myself
(b) ...the desert reveals itself nakedly and cruelly, with no meaning but its own existnece
(c) Paradox and bedrock.
(d) I am confront, immediately and directly if it's possible, the bare bones of existence

Short Answer Questions

1. Eating inside the trailer makes Abbey remember

2. Floating through the rapids leaves the two boaters

3. Roy Scobie is a rancher obsessed with

4. April mornings in the desert are

5. On his trip to capture Moon-Eye, Abbey ate his lunch in the shade of

(see the answer key)

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